AIA Convention Meets Refreshed Southface Campus

The Southface campus was included on the convention tour schedule and more than 80 architects came through our buildings to see sustainable design in practice at the Eco Office and SWEET Center. The campus refresh allowed Southface to showcase the efficiency of our buildings while reiterating the impact design can have on well-being and productivity in the workplace.

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By Joey Shea | June 3, 2015

Emory WaterHub models sustainable technology for region

The WaterHub at Emory University processes 400,000 gallons of water a day using a mostly biological, aquaponic based process that requires very little energy or chemical input.

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By Joey Shea | March 25, 2015

Five steps to a thriving Atlanta region

Greenprints keynote speaker Doug Hooker outlines five key steps we must take in order to secure a healthy and vibrant future for the Atlanta region.

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By Staff Writer | March 19, 2015

Greenprints Keynote: Doug Hooker

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.

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By Staff Writer | January 28, 2015

EarthCraft Renovation Project Focuses on Efficiency

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.

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By Joey Shea | December 22, 2014
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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.

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By Staff Writer | December 18, 2014
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Grand opening highlights school’s success in Grants to Green Program

The Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School celebrated its completion of the recommended retrofits for its campus through the Grants to Green program.

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By Staff Writer | November 7, 2014

EarthCraft program celebrates 15th anniversary

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.

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By Staff Writer | October 30, 2014

Winston Presents Progress on Sustainability in the Business Sector

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

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By Staff Writer | October 8, 2014

(Energy-efficient) Lights, Camera, Action! A lighting renovation at Atlanta’s historic Fox Theatre

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.

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By Staff Writer | September 24, 2014

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