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

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

EarthCraft: 15 Years of Innovation

The EarthCraft green building certification program was developed by the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association and Southface in 1999. EarthCraft certification helps to ensure that buildings and communities in the region meet strict criteria for saving energy and water, ensuring high indoor air quality and protecting land and natural resources.

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By Staff Writer | October 9, 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

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