Southface policy programs focus on critical issues such as energy equity, clean energy, building energy codes, green infrastructure and sustainable development strategy across Georgia and the Southeast. In the context of the evolving utility business model and the need for increasingly resilient communities Southface helps shape clean energy policy at the federal, state and local levels. By promoting energy efficiency and renewable energy with legislatures, agencies and commissions, Southface is a powerful advocate for clean energy, high performance building and sustainable community design.


Our Platforms

Southface is committed to a regenerative economy that includes clean energy, energy equity and resilient communities. We work to explore market opportunities to expand energy efficiency and renewable energy as core components of our energy economy in Georgia and the Southeast.

Our Approaches

Southface's history as an evidence-based voice for environmental action has built loyalty and trust among key influencers from federal, state and local government, regulatory bodies, business and nonprofit communities. We work to convene and connect diverse voices and build coalitions focused on economic development, job creation and better buildings and communities.

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Our Tools and Data

In concert with national policies, Southface is a leader in regional data collection and visualization. Our tools and case studies are the result of work with diverse and influential stakeholder groups working to put clean energy policy at the forefront of the sustainability discussion.


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


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