1988 A Solar First

Southface designs, funds and constructs the first passive solar, energy efficient home, built in partnership with Habitat for Humanity's Jimmy Carter Work Project. This marks the beginning of a partnership that will span three decades.


President Jimmy Carter and First Lady Rosalynn Carter (center) with Southface and Habitat for Humanity staff in front of the Work Project home.

Southfacers work on Habitat for Humanity’s Jimmy Carter Work Project.

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