Southface Acquires JUST Label

The JUST label, administered by the International Living Futures Institute, designed to provide a platform for organizations to reveal governance practices, community investments and staff policies. Southface is proud to be the first and only nonprofit organization in Georgia to participate in the JUST program.

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By Joey Shea | June 11, 2015

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

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

Validating High-Performance Building Design and Operations at the Southface Eco Office

The Eco Office impressed architects on tour with the AIA National Convention by achieving a 98 re-certification in the EPA’s ENERGY STAR program and by spending less than $25 a day on utilities.

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By Staff Writer | May 19, 2015

Meet a Southfacer: Bonnie Casamassima, Commercial Sustainability Services Project Manager

Bonnie provides research, technical and administrative assistance for various programs and cross-team projects. As a LEED Green Associate, she works on LEED documentation, administration and consulting. She also serves as an Interior Design expert contributing to Southface’s holistic sustainability approach while supporting continued portfolio program development. What brought you to Southface? Shane Totten, Southface’s Commercial…

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By Staff Writer | May 18, 2015

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

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