CELEBRATING 40 YEARS

The EarthCraft brand expands to include programs for historic buildings, multi-family homes, commercial buildings, and communities.

2000

2000 - Partners in Building Science - kendeda-ribboncutting

PARTNERS IN BUILDING SCIENCE

Southface teams up with the U.S. Department of Energy's Building America Program to work at the intersection of building science, manufacturing, and builders.

2001

2001-An EarthCraft Renovation project in Decatur-logo

RENOVATION RESOURCE

The EarthCraft Renovation  program is created - a complement to the EarthCraft House new construction program.

2002

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GREEN BUILDING SERVICES

Southface launches Green Building Services to address commercial buildings.

2002-atlantic station under construction

MULTIBUILDING PILOT

Southface convenes the transformation of the historic former Atlantic Steel Mill. With expertise in LEED implementation, Southface coordinated the campus effort with many partners. The end result was Atlantic Station, a 138-acre mixed use community.  

2004

2004- Gables midtown

MULTIFAMILY MARKET

The EarthCraft Multifamily program is created; the family of programs now addresses the energy and water efficiency needs of the multifamily market.

2005

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BUILDING COMMUNITIES

The EarthCraft Communities program is created, and Serenbe community is the first pilot project.

2006

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LEED FOR HOMES

The EarthCraft House program partners with the U.S. Green Building Council to pilot the LEED for Homes program, bringing its expertise in certifying over 2,500 homes in the southeastern U.S.

2008

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GRANTS TO GREEN

Grants to Green is launched in coordination with The Kendeda Fund, Southface and The Community Foundation of Greater Atlanta. The program provides funding and technical assistance to nonprofit organizations in metro-Atlanta to assist them with energy and water efficiency building improvements.

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LIGHT COMMERCIAL CERTIFICATIONS

The EarthCraft Light Commercial program is created to provide a certification for commercial buildings under 50,000 square feet. Over 10 years, certified projects include a work development center, synagogue, children’s academy, and a live-work-play-serve complex.

2009

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GOING PLATINUM

The Southface Eco Office is commissioned, making it the first LEED Platinum and greenest building in the Southeast.

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