Southface Refresh: GAF Spotlight

This is the first in a series featuring the new technologies Southface has implemented for our campuses to keep them up to date. Southface is grateful to GAF and All Roof Solutions for the donation of their time and product to improve the Resource Center.

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By Staff Writer | May 13, 2015

Young Israel of Toco Hills Achieves EarthCraft Light Commercial Gold

Young Israel of Toco Hills, a Modern Jewish Orthodox community in Atlanta, Georgia, first opened its doors in 1994. Ten years ago, the synagogue realized that it was quickly outgrowing its space and began planning for a larger facility. EarthCraft Light Commercial Certification helped them achieve efficiency goals while building a new, larger space.

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By Joey Shea | May 8, 2015

Journey To Efficiency

Jodi and Chris Laumer-Giddens did not always design and build with a focus on sustainability, but moving into the Atlanta market and connecting with Southface changed their path.

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By Joey Shea | March 29, 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
Joey Shea at 2014 Greenprints

Why the Built Environment Matters

Walking into the Southface campus every day reminds staff of the value of green building and environmental stewardship.

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By Joey Shea | November 24, 2014
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Sarah Hill Wins Atlanta Business Chronicle's 2014 40 Under 40 Award

Southface LEED for Homes Project Manager Sarah Hill has been awarded the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 2014 40 Under 40 Award for her dedication to making Atlanta’s built environment healthier, more durable and more energy-efficient.

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By Staff Writer | November 17, 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

Atlanta Mayor Reed Wins the 2014 Argon Award for Leadership in Sustainability

The Honorable Mayor Kasim Reed is the recipient of the 2014 Argon Award for leadership in sustainability for his efforts to bring Atlanta to the forefront of the national sustainability conversation.

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By Staff Writer | October 2, 2014

Pint Dreams

Southface’s Amber McFarland interviews Stephen Corradini about the relationship between Visionary Dinner Legacy Partner Whole Foods Market and Visionary Dinner Chef Keith Schroeder of High Road Craft Ice Cream.

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By Staff Writer | September 18, 2014

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