kWh saved
These metrics were gathered from the past two years.

Southface’s LEED consulting services have improved energy-efficient measures in workplaces across the United States.

Tons of waste diverted
These metrics were gathered from the past two years.

Southface’s services have recycled, reused and composted tons of waste, diverting them from landfills.

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

From green buildings certifications to affordable energy opportunities and improved maintenance and operations, Southface has impacted hundreds of workplaces.

Southface is at the leading wave of transforming commercial space by encouraging market adoption of high-performance building tactics and operational practices. Via programs such as EarthCraft Light Commercial, BIT Building, GoodUse and with our team of sustainability planners, we are increasing the health and performance of new and existing building inventory in the Southeast and globally.

Case Studies

Chatsworth Boys and Girls Club

The Chatsworth project supports the Boys and Girls Club commitment to providing vibrant, healthy spaces for children to play and learn in an environmentally responsible building. The Chatsworth project team took an abandoned structure and transformed it into a near net zero certified high performance building that will serve the client’s program needs with low …

1180 Peachtree

1180 Peachtree, designed by Pickard Chillton, is a 41-story, 780,000 square foot, Class A office building with an extraordinary emphasis on energy efficiency. At Hines, sustainability is not a means to an end but an ongoing practice that fosters communities and cities around the world. 1180 is the tallest building constructed in Atlanta in more …

The Fox Theatre

The Fox Theatre is Atlanta’s entertainment hub. With over 500,000 visitors a year, it is one of the city’s most beloved landmarks. After receiving a building assessment provided by the Midtown Alliance’s Greenprint Midtown, the Fox decided joining the Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge would be the catalyst to incorporate sustainable strategies towards their continuous efforts …

Ballethnic Dance Company

Ballethnic Dance Company Inc., is dedicated to creating a space in classical dance for adults and children who are underrepresented by the community. Their mission is to inform, educate, and entertain their community, using their performances as a way to enact their social change.

Atlanta Day Shelter for Women and Children

Located in the heart of Atlanta, the Atlanta Day Shelter for Women and Children seeks to ease the burden of homelessness for women and children and to assist in establishing self-sufficiency by providing comprehensive education and supportive services. Through the Shelter’s critical needs program, women and children have access to the following: Clothing closets and …

Bank of America Plaza

The Bank of America Plaza, an Atlanta icon built in 1992, is the tallest commercial building in the Southeast and the eleventh tallest building in the U.S. The 55-story tower totaling over 1.49 million square feet joined the Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge (ABBC) in 2012 following a feasibility study. The decision was made to pursue …

The Fox Theatre Atlanta BBC Assessment Report

For over 80 years, the historic Fox Theatre has remained one of Atlanta’s most famous landmarks. It is one of the city’s premiere venues for live entertainment, hosting a variety of cultural and artistic performances and events every year. The Fox Theatre is located in historic Midtown, on the intersection of Peachtree Street and Ponce …

Program Spotlight

Blue Heron Nature Preserve is a 30-acre green space that has taken part in the BIT Building program.

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Resources

Guide

2020 Guía de Campo Comerical

Esta guía tiene por objeto ayudar a explicar la parte comercial del código de energía y no incluye necesariamente todos los aspectos y detalles. Esta guía está organizada por componente de construcción e intenta recopilar toda la información relevante y …

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Commercial Energy Code 2015 IECC & ASHRAE 90.1‐2013

Understand the scope, application and methods of demonstrating compliance with IECC 2015 and ASHRAE 90.1‐2013 in commercial buildings.

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Guide

Water Audit Guidance for Commercial Buildings

This document is an initial attempt to develop water audit guidance based on a multi-year process drawing upon input from a working group of industry experts. Building water audits offer clear benefits to facility managers and owners, municipalities encouraging greater …

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