GoodUse Program Process

With a focus on energy and water, Southface partners with nonprofits to identify areas where cost savings can occur. After completing the application and pre-assessment, the process begins with a facilities assessment that provides Southface with an understanding of how your building runs. Once energy and water baselines are created and recommendations made, Southface works hand-in-hand with each organization’s designated Green Champion to prioritize and implement improvements.

Interested in becoming a partner of GoodUse? Here’s how it works:

Survey & Application

Interested in becoming a GoodUse partner? Please review the Frequently Asked Questions and Eligibility Requirements and then complete our eligibility survey by clicking on the Apply button below to see if your organization is a good fit.

  • Rethink your thermostat

    Set the thermostat on your water heater to 120°F. You can also insulate your hot-water storage tank and the first six feet of the hot and cold water pipes connected to the water heater. For long-term savings, on-demand natural gas or tankless water heaters can heat water directly without using a storage tank, which can save up to 30% compared with a standard natural gas storage tank water heater.

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  • Rethink your thermostat

    Set the thermostat on your water heater to 120°F. You can also insulate your hot-water storage tank and the first six feet of the hot and cold water pipes connected to the water heater. For long-term savings, on-demand natural gas or tankless water heaters can heat water directly without using a storage tank, which can save up to 30% compared with a standard natural gas storage tank water heater.

    Download PDF

“Getting the assessment done; having someone come in and think more comprehensively was right on time for us. It makes you feel confident about your next steps.”

Susan Kidd
Agnes Scott College

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