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

Our Impacts

Homes

Affordable housing, research and utility assistance for the residential market

Workplaces

Green building services, maintenance & operations and training for the commercial market

Communities

Certification, design and planning for community development

Our Programs

GoodUse

GoodUse provides funding and technical assistance to nonprofits in need of energy and water efficiency upgrades.

BIT Building

BIT Building is a framework of practical and effective strategies that building operators can implement within their own budgets and schedules.

Earthcraft

The EarthCraft green building certification program is designed to address the challenging energy, water and climate conditions of the Southeast.

Southface Energy Rated Homes

Southface Energy Rated Homes (SERH) is a RESNET accredited HERS QA Provider that delivers the best quality assurance, intuitive HERS credential management and software solutions to enable your rating business’s growth.

Care and Conserve Plumbing Repair Program

The Care and Conserve Plumbing Repair Program (CCPRP) is a free plumbing repair service that helps reduce water bills by saving water and improving the health and comfort of resident's homes.

Upcoming Events and Trainings

May 28, 2021

May BIT Community Call: Data Tracking Your Building: Why, How, and What to Do With Fluctuations

Please join us for this month’s BIT Building Community Call on Friday, May 28th, from 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. ET…
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Resources

Report

Field Validation of a Smart Energy Recovery Ventilation System Using Low-Cost Indoor Air Quality Sensors

This report is a field validation, using low-cost indoor air quality (IAQ) sensors, of a smart ventilation system that can help low-load homes in humid environments maintain acceptable indoor humidity conditions while providing adequate ventilation according to ASHRAE 62.2.

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Southface Institute Welcomes Three Florida Sustainability Leaders & Launches Southface Sarasota

Elizabeth Moore and Expert Charles Reith join the Southface Institute Board of Directors; Amber Whittle begins new Managing Director role.

ATLANTA, GA—APRIL 22, 2021— Southface Institute is pleased to announce today the addition of three Sarasota sustainability leaders to its team as it expands work in Florida and officially launches Southface Sarasota, the Atlanta-based national nonprofit’s first satellite location. To …

Elizabeth Moore and Expert Charles Reith join the Southface Institute Board of Directors; Amber Whittle begins new Managing Director role.

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