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
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Southface Strengthens Policy and Advocacy Team

Lisa Bianchi-Fossati to join Southface as Director of Policy in continued support of the region’s growing need for energy efficiency and expanding interest in clean energy technologies.

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By Staff Writer | June 6, 2016
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Help Us Make History At The 2016 Summer Solstice

Join us at the Summer Solstice to celebrate Dennis and the Southface History Project. Reunite with generations of Southfacers. Together, we can make history.

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By Marci Reed | June 1, 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

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

Looking Back at SUN Day, May 3, 1978: Southface's Birthday

A small group of volunteers formed Georgia SUN Day in 1978. There was a SUN Day committee in all 50 states. While our name evolved from Georgia SUN Day to Georgia Solar Coalition to Southface, our mission and values have stayed remarkably consistent.

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By Dennis Creech | May 4, 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

Hope and Will’s Room Promotes Health and Wellbeing at Southeastern Designer Showhouse

“Hope and Will’s Room,” located on the terrace level, is the result of thoughtful collaboration between Rabaut Design Associates and Southface. The room increases public awareness of the impact our buildings have on our wellbeing by implementing evidence-based design standards such as biophilic design for improved health, and by specifying no- to low-VOC and Red List Free items to minimize exposure to harsh chemicals.

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By Staff | April 20, 2016

Meet a Southfacer: Laura Capps

Meet Laura Capps, the program manager for Southface’s work on the Advanced Commercial Buildings Initiative.

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By Staff Writer | March 10, 2016

The Journey from Car Repair Shop to Energy-Efficient Training Facility

In 1947, a brick building at 590 Piedmont Avenue housed a car repair garage. Today, nearly 70 years later, the 4,700-square-foot structure is a shining example of adaptive reuse, earning both EarthCraft Light Commercial and the LEED Commercial Interiors certifications.

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By Staff Writer | February 11, 2016

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