Get to know Doug Hooker, Atlanta Regional Commission executive director and Greenprints 2015 plenary speaker. Doug’s Greenprints session will focus on benchmarking and disclosure, as well as policies that drive energy efficiency in large commercial buildings.Read More
| January 28, 2015
Joe Thomas of Elemental Green Homes saw an opportunity during a Greenprints conference six years ago. Hearing a presentation on market trend research, Joe became convinced that the younger generation valued green building more than their parents. He knew that as that generation matured financially, there would be a market for environmentally conscious first-time home buyers.Read More
| December 22, 2014
Southface presents annual Award of Excellence and Volunteer of the Year Award at Winter Solstice Celebration
Last night at the annual Winter Solstice Celebration, Southface staff, members and friends celebrated a successful year and honored key contributors to the organization’s mission including The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation, the recipient of the Southface Award of Excellence, and the Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable Steering Committee, recipients of Volunteer of the Year Award.Read More
| December 18, 2014
The Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School celebrated its completion of the recommended retrofits for its campus through the Grants to Green program.Read More
| November 7, 2014
The Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association (GAHBA) and Southface celebrated the 15th anniversary of the EarthCraft program at the October 29 EarthCraft Celebration of Excellence. Over 100 green building professionals celebrated the event, at which the annual EarthCraft Awards for excellence within the program were presented in six categories.Read More
| October 30, 2014
Andrew Winston’s Visionary Dinner keynote focused on the progress the business community has made in sustainability, and how far we have to go in the future.
Photo by Russell Kaye
| October 8, 2014
A major lighting renovation is underway at Atlanta’s historic Fox Theatre. The renovation involves replacing 5,500 incandescent light bulbs with LED bulbs. When complete, the project is projected to reduce the electricity used by the upgraded bulbs by 80 percent, which will save the Fox over $14,000 annually.Read More
| September 24, 2014
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