Rockmart Children’s Academy: The Gold Standard for a Healthy Environment for Kids

The story of the Rockmart Children’s Academy and its success in EarthCraft Light Commercial Certification.

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By Staff Writer | August 12, 2015

Biophilic Design: The Creation of Healthy, Happy Spaces

Human beings are all hard wired to seek comfort, security and connectivity. Our built environments should provide these elements.

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By Shane Totten | July 29, 2015

Meet a Southfacer: Conor Sosebee

Meet Conor Sosebee, Project Manager for the Residential Sustainability Services Team.

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By Staff Writer | July 27, 2015

Southface Refresh: Interface Human Nature Collection

The carpet chosen for the Home Depot Foundation Training Center comes from another line of beautifully designed carpets – the Human Nature Collection. The design for the room starts out with a pebbled surface and then gradually transitions into a smoother texture – just as one would find in nature standing on a river’s edge.

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By Amber McFarland | July 8, 2015

Southface Refresh: Mohawk Flooring Spotlight

A longtime friend and supporter of Southface, Mohawk flooring, donated carpet throughout the Resource Center and for the third floor workspace of the Eco Office. Hear what Southface staff Bonnie Casamassima and Mohawk VP of Sustainability Rochelle Routman had to say about the refresh.

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By Joey Shea | June 25, 2015

Simple Measures Can Really Add Up

Recently at Southface, we tried an experiment to limit water use. Challenged to reduce our water consumption by 20 percent in order to meet the requirements of the Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge, we decided to monitor our behavior in an easy, low-tech way.

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By Marci Reed | June 24, 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

TransForming the Atlanta Region Through Sustainable, Transit-Oriented Development

Since 1978, Southface’s regional impact has often been strengthened when we partner with like-minded organizations to broaden the knowledge base and scope of our work.

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By Staff Writer | April 28, 2015
Joey Shea at 2014 Greenprints

Why the Built Environment Matters

Walking into the Southface campus every day reminds staff of the value of green building and environmental stewardship.

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By Joey Shea | November 24, 2014
Sara Hill at PCM Greenprints Tour 2

Sarah Hill Wins Atlanta Business Chronicle's 2014 40 Under 40 Award

Southface LEED for Homes Project Manager Sarah Hill has been awarded the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 2014 40 Under 40 Award for her dedication to making Atlanta’s built environment healthier, more durable and more energy-efficient.

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By Staff Writer | November 17, 2014

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