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

blowerdoor collectionWhether 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.

Calibrations

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.

Service Request

SOUTHACE CALENDAR

Mon 18

Duct & Envelope Tightness Verification

November 18 @ 9:00 am - November 19 @ 5:00 pm
Tue 19
Wed 20

Public Tour

November 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Fri 22

November BIT Building Community Call

November 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wed 27

Public Tour

November 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

THE JOURNAL

Energy-Efficient Adair Court Housing to Be Unveiled on Beltline
Cherry Street Energy, Southface Institute and partners celebrate new senior mixed-income community

ATLANTA, GA – November 14, 2019 – Cherry Street Energy is proud to partner with Parallel Housing and Woda Cooper Companies on the Adair Court Housing Development, celebrating its grand opening on Friday, November 15, at 10 a.m. Located at 806 Murphy Ave SW, Atlanta, GA 30310, Adair Court is a mixed-income senior community in Adair Park, on the Atlanta Beltline. There are two buildings in the housing development for seniors aged 55 years and above. Nineteen of the units are reserved for residents earning up to 50% of the area median income (AMI) and 58 units for residents earning 60% AMI.

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Solar Arrays: A Vegetable’s Best Friend?

A new study has found a beneficial relationship between solar arrays and agricultural areas. Many animals and vegetable crops can thrive with the partial shade from the solar arrays. In turn, farmers receive a financial benefit from switching to renewable energy. This symbiotic relationship is becoming known as an “agrivoltaic system.”

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Lessons Learned on Southface’s Journey to Zero Waste

The 3Rs—reduce, reuse and recycle—have been taught in many classrooms from elementary school. Unfortunately, most people skip steps “reduce” and “reuse” and immediately go to “recycle” or, worse yet, the trash can.But a world groaning under the volume of waste from its growing population needs to find solutions quickly. With changes in the international market for waste, this imperative continues to gain importance. Thankfully, the philosophy of “zero waste” is taking hold and offering real solutions to overflowing landfills.

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