Georgia’s Clean Energy Industry Provides Nearly 20,000 Full-Time Equivalent Jobs

Southface has released its 2015 Georgia Clean Energy Industry Census that quantifies the clean energy industry’s impact on the state’s economy.

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By Shan Arora | January 26, 2016

Get Over Sustainability; It’s Time To Embrace Resilience

It’s not enough to rely solely on sustainability. We need to expand our focus to designing resilient and restorative ecological solutions.

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By Robert Reed | January 14, 2016

Southface Staff Develop Crucial New Data and Analysis Tool

With funding from the EPA, Southface staff have developed a crucial new data reporting tool to track energy and water use across building certification programs and housing sectors in the Southeast. Data reporting and analysis is up and running for the Home Energy Rating System and EarthCraft programs already!

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By Joey Shea | January 6, 2016

Greenprints Keynote to be Delivered by Ryan Gravel

We are pleased to have Ryan deliver our 2016 Greenprints keynote to discuss his forthcoming book, Where We Want to Live, in which he investigates the cultural side of infrastructure, describing how its intimate relationship with our way of life can illuminate a brighter path forward for cities.

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By Joey Shea | December 2, 2015

A Day of Consumption

This Thanksgiving, remember tips to keep your energy usage low when hosting friends and family for a meal.

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By Staff Writer | November 25, 2015

Case Study Reveals How Agnes Scott College Successfully Deployed Solar

Agnes Scott College and Southface have released a case study detailing how Agnes Scott became the first non-profit to produce solar power through Georgia Power’s Advanced Solar Initiative (GPASI). This case study, funded by the Turner Foundation, offers specific insight into creative approaches to overcome the challenges non-profits face with regard to solar power projects.

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By Joey Shea | November 10, 2015

SWEET Center Celebrates Five Years of Training

This month, SWEET Center celebrates five years of training in building science and vocational certifications.

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By Joey Shea | November 4, 2015

Georgia’s Focus on Clean Power Plan Compliance

Achieving the goals of the CPP will require greater energy efficiency and the production of new low-emission and emission-free energy. The final CPP was released after 14 months of review and revision that included more than 4.3 million public comments.

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By Kevin Kelly | October 30, 2015

Steve Curwood on our Relationship to our Environment

Thirty years ago, when the first Earth Day rallies got underway, I was slow to get in line. But over the next 20 years things changed, and I changed, too. As a society, we made a lot of progress on many of the problems of 1970…Meanwhile, I became a journalist and a parent…Of all the issues Americans marched about in 1970, only the environment has gotten worse…life as we know and love it is changing profoundly.

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By Marci Reed | September 16, 2015

Southface Refresh: Spotlight on ROMA Paints

ROMA paint helped transform our once dull reception area to a livelier space that leaves guests with the impression we want them to have of Southface. Learn how ROMA is making a name for themselves in the paint industry by looking back in order to move forward.

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By Amber McFarland | September 10, 2015

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