Solar Panels and Southern Houses

Solar Panels and Southern Houses

Shan Arora, policy programs manager here at Southface, recently spoke with the Natural Resources Defense Council about his thoughts on distributed generation and how the South can gain the most from its mounting desire for energy independence.

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By Diondra Powers | August 24, 2016
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Southface Board Member Leads Vets’ Initiative for American Bar Association

Linda Klein, long time member of the Southface board and past chair, is assuming the presidency of the American Bar Association next week. In and of itself, her appointment is something to be proud of, but her agenda is something further to be excited about as her term begins. Linda is developing a program to…

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By Joey Shea | August 10, 2016

Southface’s Marci Reed Recognized for Environmental Workplace Giving

EarthShare is pleased to announce that its annual Earl Blauner Award for Outstanding Contributions to EarthShare and Environmental Workplace Giving has been awarded to longtime board member and supporter, Marci B. Reed, CFRE, MPA, of Southface Energy Institute.

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By Staff | June 9, 2016

Nonprofits Show Positive Results by Leading the Way in Energy and Water Efficiency

Southface’s teams – Boys & Girls Clubs All Stars and Grants to Green 2015 – successfully completed EPA’s 2015 ENERGY STAR® National Building Competition.

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By Chandra Farley | May 25, 2016

Lord Aeck Sargent Wins Six Preservation Awards

Congratulations to Eco Office architects Lord Aeck Sargent for winning six preservation awards from the Georgia Trust.

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By Marci Reed | May 23, 2016

Keeping Track of Your Building’s Energy and Water Consumption Data

Buildings that consistently benchmark save energy. On average, a property benchmarking will see an average reduction in energy use of 2.4 percent per year and a two point increase annually in ENERGY STAR Score.

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By Staff Writer | May 19, 2016

Atlanta Press Club Tackles the State of Regional Transit

Panelists agreed that the region has improved its infrastructure and the public perception of transit, but that the area has a lot of room to grow with regards to connectivity and serving the majority of residents. In the coming weeks, Southface will focus coverage on animportant upcoming vote that could address infrastructure expansion and operational funding for transit projects throughout the city.

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By Joey Shea | May 12, 2016

Signaling Continued Improvement

What if a text could alert you to a small water leak in your home? These “small” energy and water leaks can really add up over time, and most building owners or tenants would not realize that they had a problem until the utility bill arrived, often weeks later. WaterSignal is helping to change that.

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By Sydney Roberts | May 11, 2016

Your Next Prescription: Healthy Homes

Nationally, building scientists and healthcare professionals are learning that both common and more obscure irritants can be addressed in environmental home assessments and interventions, improving both the comfort and health of our indoor environments. Southface is positioning itself at the forefront of this movement.

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By Brad Turner | April 26, 2016

Building America Case Study: Rehabilitations of USDA Multifamily Homes

Southface was recently highlighted in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Building America Update as a “Residential Success” for our rehabilitations of U.S. Department of Agriculture multifamily homes and our efforts to create better buildings for all.

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By Sydney Roberts | April 22, 2016

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