City Council Approves $950,000 Grant to Southface Institute

Press Room
Southface’s CCPRP Care and Conserve Program Coordinator Gwen Smith speaks with Ms. Vennie Davidson about the services available to her.   ATLANTA, GA—October 11, 2019—Southface Institute has received an additional grant from the City of Atlanta Department of Watershed Management’s Care and Conserve Plumbing and Repair Program (CCPRP), allowing the sustainability nonprofit to continue providing …

Southface Assists in First Water Efficiency Standards for U.S. Buildings

Press Room
May 31 saw the release of Water Audit Guidance for Commercial Buildings, a multiyear effort by City Energy Project, headed by the Institute for Market Transformation and the Natural Resources Defense Council, together with Southface Institute, H.W. (Bill) Hoffman & Associates, LLC, the Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge (and partners) and 20 local governments, to create the first comprehensive guide to propose water efficiency measures for commercial buildings.

Catching up with Fulcrum Award Winners: Project Tap In

Education
With a call for “Raising Consciousness, Tipping the Balance,” the 2017 Southface Fulcrum Awards recognized the programs, people, buildings, movements and organizations that demonstrate excellence in pursing Southface’s vision: a regenerative economy, responsible resource use and social equity through a healthy built environment for all. The second annual awards were held this past March at …

Fulcrum Follow Up: Metro Water District

Policy
In March of 2016 at the Greenprints Conference, Southface debuted the Fulcrum Awards. As we approach the second annual Fulcrum Awards, we checked in with inaugural winners.

Proctor Creek Watershed discussion at Roundtable

Communities
Events
This month the Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable circled back from being "on the road" and returned to the home venue at All Saints.' The discussion focused on Proctor Creek's current challenges and future opportunities for redevelopment and revitalization.