Big Prospects for Small Spaces

If you watch HGTV, you might think the entire country is considering a move to a tiny house. From Tiny House, Big Living to Tiny House Builders to Tiny Luxury, you can’t turn on the channel without seeing a tiny house show. But are tiny homes the abode of the future, or are they a…

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By Dayna Thompson | August 10, 2017

Get to know Amelia Godfrey, Senior Project Manager

How did you first hear about Southface? Through various parts of his career, my dad interacted with Dennis Creech and has been a huge fan of Southface. I grew up in Atlanta, and I attended Southface’s Summer Solstice events as kid when the campus was just the Resource Center. When I was graduating from college,…

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By Dayna Thompson | August 8, 2017

The Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge Celebrates Top Performers

In partnership with the City of Atlanta, Central Atlanta Progress, Southface, Midtown Alliance and Livable Buckhead, the Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge (ABBC) is a public/private initiative to reduce energy and water consumption by at least 20 percent by 2020 across the Atlanta area. Led by the City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Resilience, the program…

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By Dayna Thompson | July 24, 2017

Innovation Through Collaboration In The Fight Against Climate Change

Within the reality of climate change, major themes emerge: changes to our global community health; changes in our food, water and energy systems; changes in the global economy and supply chain – the list goes on. While all of these changes do not affect everyone all of the time, as a global community, we must…

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By Staff Writer | July 10, 2017

Meet a Southfacer: Ingrid Irby

Ingrid Irby works at Southface as a Residential Sustainability Services Administrator. In her spare she likes to march around Atlanta with her daughter. Read to find out more about Ingrid and her love for Southface!

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By Dayna Thompson | June 26, 2017

Alumnus Feature: Conor Sosebee

Southface’s staff represents a diverse group of leaders in the fields of sustainability, equitable community development, environmental science, health, high performance building and sustainable design. Each day, staff members work hard to create a healthy built environment for all, and Southface is invested in the good work that each employee carries out within the organization and beyond. By keeping in touch with former employees, Southface is able to celebrate the accomplishments that alumni make and keep up to date with how they are bettering the world.

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By Dayna Thompson | June 26, 2017

Southface Elects New Board Member

Nikki Walker joins Southface as Board Member in the continued support of creating a culture of operational excellence Southface is pleased to announce that Nikki Walker has joined its Board of Directors, bringing extensive technical and sustainability capabilities, in depth knowledge of policy and more than fifteen years of diverse leadership experience to the organization’s…

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By Dayna Thompson | June 14, 2017

Meet a Southfacer: Kelly Herman

Kelly Herman works at Southface as a Commercial Sustainability Services Coordinator. In her spare time she likes to cook, run and watch Auburn football. Read to find out more about Kelly and her love for Southface!

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By Dayna Thompson | June 8, 2017

Southface JUST Certification

The JUST Program is a social equity transparency platform from the International Living Future Institute. Organizations can use the voluntary disclosure tool to disclose their operations, including how they treat their employees and where they make financial and community investments. The JUST scorecard has six categories: Diversity, Equity, Safety, Worker Benefits, Local Benefit and Stewardship.…

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By Dayna Thompson | June 7, 2017

Meet a Southfacer: Laura Case

Laura Case works at Southface as a Commercial Sustainability Services Program Manager. In her spare time she likes to ride her bike, swim, mountain climb and renovate her house. Read to find out more about Laura and her love for Southface!

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By Dayna Thompson | May 30, 2017

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