2011 Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge

Southface assists the City of Atlanta in piloting the Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge, part of a national effort for commercial buildings to reduce their energy use by 20% by 2020.


The Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge has achieved energy and water savings generating $19 million in new investment.

Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge has achieved: 

Energy Savings equivalient to the the energy use of :

206,214 homes for one year

Greenhouse Gas emmisions reductions equivalent to:

408,939 passenger vehicles driven for one year

Water Savings equivalent to:

the volume needed to fill 1,973 Olympic-size swimming pools

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