Building a regenerative economy, responsible resource use & social equity
through a healthy built environment for all.

Southface promotes sustainable homes, workplaces and communities
through education, research, advocacy and technical assistance.

OUR WORK

NEWE INITIATIVE 

Building on its passion for nonprofits, Southface has partnered with organizations like Boys and Girls Club of America and Feed America to develop...

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LEED

Developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the Ledership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System ™...

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ADVANCED COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS INITIATIVE

The Advanced Commercial Buildings Initiative (ACBI) has developed simple, affordable protocols for design, energy assessments...

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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SUSTAINABLE ATLANTA
First Friday of Every Month

The Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable is a monthly policy and discussion forum open to the public. It attracts professionals from multiple sectors as well as policymakers, members of the media, and concerned citizens from Atlanta and beyond.

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VISIONARY DINNER
September 12, 2018

The Visionary Dinner raises awareness and funding for Southface’s continued work in high-performance affordable housing, green infrastructure, clean energy, healthy buildings and sustainable communities.

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EARTHCRAFT CELEBRATION

Each year, EarthCraft recognizes projects, as well as builders, developers and project team members who exhibit steadfast commitment to sustainable building practices.

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JOURNAL

Training The Next Generation of Green Building Professionals

By David Bailey | June 6, 2018

Over the past two years, Georgia’s construction industry has seen a 5.5 percent annual increase. As demand for green building grows in Atlanta and statewide, Southface teamed up with a west Atlanta high school to cultivate the next generation of green building professionals and prepare them for a successful, rewarding career in a growing market.…

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5 Ways You Can Beat Plastic Pollution Today

By Pamela Henman | June 4, 2018

Each year millions of tons of plastic waste pollutes our ecosystem and kills thousands of animals. Plastic pollution is our planet’s defining challenge and the focus of this year’s World Environment Day. On June 5, we join the UN and hundreds of countries in the effort to Beat Plastic Pollution. By 2050 an estimated 12…

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sonnen harnesses the power of Georgia’s solar market

By Pamela Henman | May 21, 2018

In 2017, the City of Atlanta enacted legislation to power municipal buildings and facilities using 100 percent clean electricity by 2025, and over the next decade the entire city is expected to run on clean energy. This commitment presents a boon for one of the state’s leading clean energy sources — solar power. With a…

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RT @RaysLegacy: Andrea Pinabell of @SouthfaceEnergy is guest speaker at Carbon Reduction Challenge @GT_ACSB @GT_GlobalChange https://t.co/P
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A MESSAGE FROM OUR PRESIDENT

Andrea Pinabell Southface is an amazing organization with a bright future, talented staff, committed board and excellent partners, but it also takes supportive communities to truly make a difference. One of my favorite quotes is from Jane Goodall: “What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” Making a difference and working towards a more sustainable future is core to who Southface is as an organization. So many of our programs and initiatives impact the lives and support the livelihoods of many around the Southeast and across the U.S. We hope you will continue to support Southface as we work towards a more sustainable future, setting a course to work on resiliency, green infrastructure and water policy in order to provide a healthy built environment for all.

THE CALENDAR

Southface has many ways you can get involved. Education, tours and special events are just a few. To view the full list of upcoming events click below.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Wed 15

Public Tour

August 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Mon 20

BPI Building Analyst Professional

August 20 @ 9:00 am - August 23 @ 5:00 pm
Wed 22

Public Tour

August 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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