Southface offers community-wide sustainability certification services through EarthCraft and other green building programs. We realize that every community’s capacity for change is different and we work to find solutions that can endure the changes every community experiences. Whether your community is a small town, large city, university campus, nonprofit or neighborhood association, Southface will work with you to engage and implement appropriate sustainability solutions.
How We Can Help
Southface has helped thousands of owners, builders and architects to navigate the certification process for many nationally recognized green building programs. In addition, we provide on-site technical assistance, including diagnostic testing, design consultation and the physical inspections and verifications often needed to achieve certification for your community or campus.
Does a building really have to be built to a premium sustainability standard to use and benefit from performance-boosting strategies? BIT Building, a new program from Southface Institute, has a plan to help everyday buildings of all types and ages, whether commercial buildings, non-profits, schools or religious spaces, dramatically improve their building performance. The…Read More
Here at Southface Institute, we’re committed to building better communities through consulting, workforce development and advocacy for sustainability. But there are so many ways to help the environment, the community and each other. While you’re planning your 2019 approach to be a part of leaving things better than you found them, here is a collection…Read More
Green infrastructure exists all around us, and yet most people probably wouldn’t be able to point to an example of it, let alone be able to describe what it is. Atlanta is a hotbed for sustainable developments, thanks in large part to the commitment of City offices and agencies. Green infrastructure is a cost-effective approach…Read More