Fox Theatre Institute Joins Forces With Southface Institute to Fund Historic Theatres’ Energy Sustainability

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ATLANTA, GA—JANUARY 11, 2021—At a time when a global pandemic has forced theaters across the country to go dark, the Fox Theatre Institute (FTI), a department of Atlanta’s Fox Theatre, Inc., is partnering with leading national environmental nonprofit Southface Institute to make historic theaters across the Southeast become more resilient, resource-efficient and save operational dollars …

Historic Single-Family Home for Sale in Washington Park

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ATLANTA, GA – October 07, 2019 – Southface Institute and the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation have partnered once again to continue making historic preservation sustainable. In a partnership with the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation and EarthCraft, 1138 Harwell St. began as an endangered historical property and has been transformed into a renovated model for affordably priced housing in Atlanta. The historic home is now on the market and will be available to tour on Thursday, October 16th.

EarthCraft Makes History with the Georgia Trust

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By David Bailey and Pamela Henman A single-family home has never before achieved EarthCraft Sustainable Preservation certification, but thanks to The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation and a longtime resident of Atlanta’s Westside community, that might change. Neale Nickels In March, The Georgia Trust acquired three single-family properties along the Atlanta BeltLine’s Westside Trail – …

EarthCraft Sustainable Preservation Named a Finalist in 2017 Atlanta E3 Awards

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EarthCraft Sustainable Preservation (ECSP), a partnership between Southface and The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation, has been selected as a finalist in the Built Environment category for the 2017 Atlanta E3 Awards. The E3 Awards celebrate the companies, organizations and people who deserve recognition for their work in sustainable business practices. ECSP revitalizes underused or …

Fulton Supply Lofts Earn Green Certification

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Fulton Supply Lofts participated in the Georgia Power Home Energy Improvement Program, and based on improvements made to the existing shell and the high efficiency systems installed, this project saw efficiency improvements of over 30 percent per unit and was eligible for the maximum rebate under the 2013-2016 HEIP funding cycle. Fulton Supply Lofts are …

Bourke Reeve Presented at Booth Western Art Museum

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Curious about the energy usage of historic homes? Join Bourke Reeve on November 11 as he presents on energy efficiency in historic structures at the Booth Western Art Museum in Cartersville, Georgia.

Historic Preservation in Rome, Georgia

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EarthCraft, a green building certification program that is a partnership between the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association and Southface, recently assisted in the historic preservation of an apartment building that was built in the 1800s! SK Collaborative was the EarthCraft Technical Advisor for this restoration. The Greystone Apartments, an EarthCraft Multifamily project, currently serve as home to seniors …

Greening Rhodes Hall

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In the fall of 2012, The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation received funding from Grants to Green to implement recommendations that were made during the assessment. The Trust is currently using these funds to install an efficient HVAC system and to upgrade insulation in the basement and attic.