Energy-Efficient Adair Court Housing to Be Unveiled on Beltline

Cherry Street Energy, Southface Institute and partners celebrate new senior mixed-income community

For Immediate Release

ATLANTA, GA – November 14, 2019 – Cherry Street Energy is proud to partner with Parallel Housing and Woda Cooper Companies on the Adair Court Housing Development, celebrating its grand opening on Friday, November 15, at 10 a.m. Located at 806 Murphy Ave SW, Atlanta, GA 30310, Adair Court is a mixed-income senior community in Adair Park, on the Atlanta Beltline. There are two buildings in the housing development for seniors aged 55 years and above. Nineteen of the units are reserved for residents earning up to 50% of the area median income (AMI) and 58 units for residents earning 60% AMI.

Cherry Street Energy is a renewable power company making solar accessible to more people. The company installed a 53 kW system providing energy for the community area. The system will produce 79,750 kWh of energy every year and offset 56.4 metric tons of carbon, which is equivalent to 66.4 acres of U.S. forest saved every year.

Adair Park is pursuing LEED for Homes, LEED Neighborhood Development and DOE Zero Energy Ready certification. Southface Institute is a consultant to Woda Cooper Companies and Parallel Housing, guiding the project team through these certifications. Southface also verifies that the buildings meet the LEED and Zero Energy Ready requirements by performing on-site inspections throughout construction.

About Cherry Street Energy

Cherry Street Energy’s renewable energy solutions create accessibility to Georgia’s solar marketplace. The first and largest non-utility of its kind in the state of Georgia, Cherry Street Energy provides municipalities, commercial and nonprofit entities a streamlined transition to renewable power. The company offers accessible and economic solutions for customers to purchase sustainable energy and decrease their carbon footprint. For more information on Cherry Street Energy, please contact Monica Caron, monica@cherrystreetenergy.com

About Southface Institute

Southface Institute, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, is a leader in sustainable advocacy, building, planning and operations across the U.S. With a mission to create a healthy and equitably built environment for all, Southface’s consulting services, workforce development, research and policy practices are supporting better homes, workplaces and communities. Experts in the fields of resource efficiency, building tech and organizational sustainability since 1978, Southface is committed to building a regenerative economy to meet tomorrow’s needs today.

For more information, please contact Emily Proctor, Senior Communications Manager, Southface Institute, at eproctor@southface.org.

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