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Bourke Reeve To Present At Madison-Morgan 2016 Sustainability Symposium

Just how does a building with historical significance, but compromised structural integrity, thrive into the modern age? Join Bourke Reeve on August 13 as he presents on sustainable development and historic preservation.

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By Diondra Powers | August 12, 2016
Rome Georgia Historic Preservation Interior

Historic Preservation in Rome, Georgia

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…

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By Diondra Powers | July 22, 2016
Emory Point Media Feature

Live, Work and Play the EarthCraft Way: Emory Point Receives Three EarthCraft Designations

Southface announces the first project in the nation to achieve three EarthCraft certifications: Communities, Light Commercial and Multifamily. Southface worked on the Emory Point development with Gables Residential and Gilbane Building Company.

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By Joey Shea | July 12, 2016

Inaugural Fulcrum Award Winners Announced

Imagine a simple awards program that could transform the market and shape the conversation. Southface, through creative thinking and provocative collaboration, created such a program with the inaugural Fulcrum Awards.

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By Marci Reed | March 17, 2016

Meet a Southfacer: Laura Capps

Meet Laura Capps, the program manager for Southface’s work on the Advanced Commercial Buildings Initiative.

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By Southface Staff | March 10, 2016

The Journey from Car Repair Shop to Energy-Efficient Training Facility

In 1947, a brick building at 590 Piedmont Avenue housed a car repair garage. Today, nearly 70 years later, the 4,700-square-foot structure is a shining example of adaptive reuse, earning both EarthCraft Light Commercial and the LEED Commercial Interiors certifications.

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By Southface Staff | February 11, 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

Georgia Cities Foundation Creates Rebate Fund for Downtown Area Energy Efficiency Projects

The Georgia Cities Foundation’s (GCF) new Green Communities Fund is a perfect example of collaboration between government, philanthropic institutions and corporate entities.

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By Joey Shea | November 18, 2015

Rockmart Children’s Academy: The Gold Standard for a Healthy Environment for Kids

The story of the Rockmart Children’s Academy and its success in EarthCraft Light Commercial Certification.

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By Southface Staff | August 12, 2015

Southface Refresh: Interface Human Nature Collection

The carpet chosen for the Home Depot Foundation Training Center comes from another line of beautifully designed carpets – the Human Nature Collection. The design for the room starts out with a pebbled surface and then gradually transitions into a smoother texture – just as one would find in nature standing on a river’s edge.

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By test admin | July 8, 2015

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