Communities impacted
These metrics were gathered from the past two years.

Cities across the United States and over 100 Neighborhood Planning Units in Atlanta have been impacted by Southface’s programs and services.

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Economic Mobility Created
These metrics were gathered from the past two years.

Resource-efficient upgrades help property owners, tenants and homeowners save money from day one on utility bills and operations and maintenance costs.

Gallons of stormwater diverted
These metrics were gathered from the past two years.

Urban stormwater management poses challenges to the economic, health and environmental resilience of downstream communities.

We don’t believe that a healthy built environment ends outside the building itself. Southface integrates green technologies, certification programs and community needs assessments to collaborate on equitable visions for communities at any scale. From large cities to university campuses to small towns, Southface experts can guide your project through certification, design, or planning with an expert eye for sustainable community development.

Case Studies

West LaFayette Transformation Plan

The West LaFayette Transformation Plan was created to help the LaFayette community capitalize on investments in housing that are currently being implemented. The Southface team collaborated with local officials and …

Harmony Greene Apartments

Harmony Greene is a low impact development situated in a sensitive coastal environment, and uses the latest building technology to achieve sustainable outcomes. Through non-traditional storm water management practices, the …

Piedmont Newnan Hospital

Piedmont Newnan Hospital is recognized for its high-quality, comprehensive healthcare, receiving the Women’s Choice Award as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Safety. Through Southface’s GoodUse (formerly Grants to …

City of Decatur High Performance Building Standard

Making homes and businesses more efficient is a great way to cut energy consumption and reduce our impact on the environment. The city of Decatur is no stranger to these …

Chattahoochee Hill Country Livable Centers Initiative

Chattahoochee Hill Country is a rural community 30 miles southeast of Atlanta. Seeking to preserve their rural community while still allowing for strategic growth and economic development, Chattahoochee Hill Country …

Atlanta International School

Atlanta International School Early Learning Center (AIS-ELC) is a 17,231 square foot, two-story pre-school that was certified in the EarthCraft Light Commercial (ECLC) green building certification program. The school partnered …

EarthCraft Awards 2017

Located in the heart of Decatur, Georgia, Adams Street is a stellar example of high performance and energy efficiency in a residential application. Built by Seville Consulting, this single-family home …

Greenprint Midtown Sustainability Action Plan 2012

The Greenprint Midtown sustainability action plan was created to spur actions that further enhanced Midtown’s development as one of the nation’s most livable, innovative, economically successful and sustainable communities. This …

Emory Point Development

All commercial spaces are certified as EarthCraft Light Commercial Ready with ENERGY STAR® qualified Cool Roof Systems and innovative and efficient irrigation.

Program Spotlight

The Atlanta Culture Resilience Environment Workforce (CREW) helps to address flooding challenges in Southwest Atlanta neighborhoods and communities.

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Resources

Case Study
Report

Climate Change and Displacement in U.S. Communities

Climate change is playing a bigger role in determining where and how we live, and is limiting access to and availability of affordable healthy housing, healthy food choices, transportation choices and social networks, which is forcing displacement of individuals and …

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White Paper

Keeping the Lights On: Energy Efficiency and Community Solar for All Georgians

Many Georgia families struggle with high energy bills in 2018. The Georgia Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) served 140,795 families in need of assistance with their energy bills.

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