Equipment Rentals and Calibrations
Diagnostic testing for buildings is important for analyzing building performance, meeting third-party verified green building certifications and improving the comfort and efficiency of your home or workplace. Southface has performed these tests for decades, but our mission is to transform the marketplace and build capacity for others to do the work needed to improve building stock across the Southeast. To that end, we have equipment available for rental so that companies and home performance professionals can meet the growing demand for these services.
How We Can Help
Whether you are a seasoned home energy professional or new to the home performance industry, Southface offers an affordable rental option for your equipment needs. All rental kits include the necessary equipment needed to complete airflow testing on buildings and HVAC distribution systems.
Southface offers field calibration checks on digital pressure gauges, blower door and duct leakage testing equipment manufactured by The Energy Conservatory and Retrotec. We can also provide calibration services for the carbon monoxide sensors on combustion analyzers.
There are many ways to measure the emissions of a buildings’ operations, but emissions associated with the materials and construction process, or embodied carbon, are often left unchecked. Construction requires the usage of many carbon-intensive materials, including concrete, steel, aluminum and glass. Assessing the building’s overall life cycle will aid architects in decarbonizing the building sector.Read More
With 38 million Americans spending over 30% of their income on housing, access to attainable housing is not only about having a place to live. ZIP code can also determine a resident’s access to education, healthcare, healthy food, public transportation, and even a person’s life span.Read More
Double Recognition of Southface Institute President Andrea Pinabell for Sustainability Leadership
Georgia Trend and Atlanta Magazine honor the new decade’s top Georgians
Atlanta, GA — January 3, 2020 — Southface Institute President Andrea Pinabell has been selected as a 2020 Notable Georgian by Georgia Trend magazine and one of the Atlanta 500, Atlanta Magazine’s list of the city’s most powerful leaders, in the “Religion, Nonprofits and Advocacy” category. Since 2017, Pinabell has led Southface in its 40-plus-year effort to promote more sustainable homes, workplaces and communities in Georgia and throughout the Southeast.Read More