Georgia Cities Foundation Creates Rebate Fund for Downtown Area Energy Efficiency Projects

The Georgia Cities Foundation’s (GCF) new Green Communities Fund is a perfect example of collaboration between government, philanthropic institutions and corporate entities.

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By Joey Shea | November 18, 2015

Case Study Reveals How Agnes Scott College Successfully Deployed Solar

Agnes Scott College and Southface have released a case study detailing how Agnes Scott became the first non-profit to produce solar power through Georgia Power’s Advanced Solar Initiative (GPASI). This case study, funded by the Turner Foundation, offers specific insight into creative approaches to overcome the challenges non-profits face with regard to solar power projects.

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By Joey Shea | November 10, 2015

Steve Curwood on our Relationship to our Environment

Thirty years ago, when the first Earth Day rallies got underway, I was slow to get in line. But over the next 20 years things changed, and I changed, too. As a society, we made a lot of progress on many of the problems of 1970…Meanwhile, I became a journalist and a parent…Of all the issues Americans marched about in 1970, only the environment has gotten worse…life as we know and love it is changing profoundly.

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By Marci Reed | September 16, 2015

Southface Trainings in the Virgin Islands

Steve Herzlieb traveled to the US Virgin Islands to deliver training on building performance principles. Southface partnered with the Virgin Islands Energy Office and the University of the Virgin islands to provide this opportunity for the students.

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By Joey Shea | September 2, 2015

Atlanta Has Earned Bragging Rights for Going ‘Green’

When it comes to the Better Buildings Challenge, Atlanta has outpaced all its competitors that have pledged to reduce energy and water consumption by 2020. Atlanta has more property square footage signed up in the program than any other city.

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By Joey Shea | August 28, 2015

Going Green Makes Dollars and Sense for Agnes Scott College

For the leadership of Agnes Scott College in Decatur, going green is about more than making wise energy choices. It’s about environmental sustainability and its effect on the bottom line.

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By Staff Writer | August 27, 2015

Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge Announces Major Achievements and New Partners

Mayor Reed announced Wednesday that the Atlanta BBC has already achieved 20% water savings with a 2010 baseline, and 11% energy savings with a 2009 baseline. He added that the program now boasts 100 million square feet of committed building space in the City of Atlanta, which represents the largest commitment of any local partner at the national level with DOE.

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By Staff Writer | August 20, 2015

Georgia Building Performance Association Forms Board of Directors

As the association’s first board members, the ten volunteers are tasked with developing the association’s strategy for serving member companies and promoting the industry.

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By Joey Shea | August 12, 2015

intrepidNOW Network features EarthCraft Sustainable Preservation Interview

This 30 minute interview covers everything from the history of the EarthCraft program to our partnership with the Georgia Trust to explore the EarthCraft program’s pathways to sustainable preservation on a national scale.

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By Joey Shea | June 1, 2015

Meet Jack Wynn: Iraq veteran and energy efficiency entrepreneur

Marine Corps veteran Jack Wynn was inspired to start his own home energy improvement business after dramatically lowering his own utility bills. Southface’s veteran education benefit program is helping him reach that goal.

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By Staff Writer | April 21, 2015

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