Building a regenerative economy, responsible resource use & social equity
through a healthy built environment for all.

Southface promotes sustainable homes, workplaces and communities
through education, research, advocacy and technical assistance.

OUR WORK

NEWE INITIATIVE 

Building on its passion for nonprofits, Southface has partnered with organizations like Boys and Girls Club of America and Feed America to develop...

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LEED

Developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the Ledership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System ™...

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ADVANCED COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS INITIATIVE

The Advanced Commercial Buildings Initiative (ACBI) has developed simple, affordable protocols for design, energy assessments...

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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SUSTAINABLE ATLANTA
First Friday of Every Month

The Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable is a monthly policy and discussion forum open to the public. It attracts professionals from multiple sectors as well as policymakers, members of the media, and concerned citizens from Atlanta and beyond.

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VISIONARY DINNER
September 12, 2018

The Visionary Dinner raises awareness and funding for Southface’s continued work in high-performance affordable housing, green infrastructure, clean energy, healthy buildings and sustainable communities.

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EARTHCRAFT CELEBRATION

Each year, EarthCraft recognizes projects, as well as builders, developers and project team members who exhibit steadfast commitment to sustainable building practices.

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JOURNAL

Bringing Sustainability To The Boys & Girls Clubs of America

By Staff Writer | July 11, 2018

By Haven Bills For most nonprofits, any opportunity to save money is a welcome one, as those savings can be invested in work which fulfills the organization’s mission. Utility bills represent one area where nonprofits can realize big savings, as inefficient buildings and fixtures can be a large portion of an organization’s operating expenses. Southface…

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Avalon Catering To Bring Sustainable, Local Flavor To Summer Solstice

By David Bailey | June 15, 2018

Summer is here, and with it comes the chance to taste the best of what the season offers – juicy watermelon, golden ears of corn, ripe tomatoes, and more make for a delightful meal that can be sourced from our own backyards. As a state-of-the-art demonstration facility and industry leader throughout the Southeast, Southface hosts…

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Training The Next Generation of Green Building Professionals

By David Bailey | June 6, 2018

Over the past two years, Georgia’s construction industry has seen a 5.5 percent annual increase. As demand for green building grows in Atlanta and statewide, Southface teamed up with a west Atlanta high school to cultivate the next generation of green building professionals and prepare them for a successful, rewarding career in a growing market.…

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Southface recently hosted teenagers through the @BGCA_Clubs as part of their annual Keystone Conference. The confer… https://t.co/C15Uire7De
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A MESSAGE FROM OUR PRESIDENT

Andrea Pinabell Southface is an amazing organization with a bright future, talented staff, committed board and excellent partners, but it also takes supportive communities to truly make a difference. One of my favorite quotes is from Jane Goodall: “What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” Making a difference and working towards a more sustainable future is core to who Southface is as an organization. So many of our programs and initiatives impact the lives and support the livelihoods of many around the Southeast and across the U.S. We hope you will continue to support Southface as we work towards a more sustainable future, setting a course to work on resiliency, green infrastructure and water policy in order to provide a healthy built environment for all.

THE CALENDAR

Southface has many ways you can get involved. Education, tours and special events are just a few. To view the full list of upcoming events click below.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Tue 17
Wed 18

Public Tour

July 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Mon 23

EarthCraft House Builder

July 23 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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