We are a nonprofit on a mission to promote sustainable homes, workplaces, and communities through education, research, advocacy, and technical assistance.

Programs

Southface programs aim to create better built environments and more resilient communities through partnership with nonprofits, government agencies and corporate stakeholders.

Services

The Southface team of engineers, designers, city planners and researchers work to improve the performance of energy, water and health in homes, workplaces, and communities.

Trainings

We offer building science and workforce development trainings with a focus on building performance, health and safety, energy code, green infrastructure and green building certifications.

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Our Story

Learn about our history, how we’ve grown and what hopes we have for building a better, healthier future for communities, workplaces and homes.

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Southface Terms Glossary

Use Southface’s Terms Glossary to peel back the mystery behind terms like R-value, Manual J, and thermal envelope to better start on your own path to a more energy-efficient home.

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