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Boynton Village Re-Opens as Stanton Oaks

The rehabilitation of Boynton Village, now known as Stanton Oaks, enabled the rebirth of a beloved community desperately in need of capital improvements to allow citizens to have a place they could call home.

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By Diondra Powers | October 12, 2016
Alex T. SAPORTA REPORT Thought Leaders

Igniting Change in the Region

Policymakers, community advocates and private enterprise are poised to act at a critical juncture in Atlanta’s history. We face a choice to deepen divides between neighborhoods and people with further disinvestment in some communities or find a way to connect economic development strategies with all our community assets to enable Atlanta to become a truly world class region and city.

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By Joey Shea | October 5, 2016
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Southface Awarded Grant to Research Indoor Air Quality in Homes

Building America, a Department of Energy program, awarded Southface a grant to investigate indoor air quality (IAQ) in new and existing homes. Working with key industry experts, Southface expects to research the anticipated link between IAQ and chronic health problems.

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By Southface Staff | September 28, 2016
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Green on Gift: An EarthCraft Story

See what happens when an experienced builder publicizes his ongoing commitment to green building. The resulting house, called “Green on Gift,” is certified as EarthCraft Platinum and has received one of the highest point totals in the program’s history.

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By Joey Shea | September 6, 2016
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Biophilic Design Integrated into Southeast Design Showhouse

Biophilic design is a principle behind Hope and Will’s Room, a playroom showcasing how spaces impact our health, which was on display in the Southeast Design Showroom, hosted by Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles, in Atlanta earlier this year.

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By Diondra Powers | August 22, 2016
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Georgia Power Company’s Integrated Resource Plan Provides More Inclusive Energy Efficiency Access

On July 28, the 2016 IRP proceeding came to a close with the PSC ordering a clear investment in low-income multifamily affordable housing EE.

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By Joey Shea | August 17, 2016
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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
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Dennis Creech Honored by Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association

Dennis Creech was recently honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association.

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By Diondra Powers | July 7, 2016

Lord Aeck Sargent Wins Six Preservation Awards

Congratulations to Eco Office architects Lord Aeck Sargent for winning six preservation awards from the Georgia Trust.

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By Marci Reed | May 23, 2016

Make Lemonade

Want to know how to maximize your return on investment and turn lemons into lemonade? Look for these features and technologies when replacing your HVAC system.

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By Sydney Roberts | May 18, 2016

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