Alex T. SAPORTA REPORT Thought Leaders

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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Let’s Talk Policy with Lisa Bianchi-Fossati

Last month Southface was pleased to welcome Lisa Bianchi-Fossati to its staff as Policy Director. In this role Lisa will build upon the achievements of Southface in promoting energy efficiency and renewable energy solutions with legislatures and utility commissions.

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By Diondra Powers | July 13, 2016
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Tiny Houses, Big Possibilities in Atlanta

People across the country are joining the Tiny House movement in an effort to minimalize their impact on the environment, their financial burdens and the limitations on their time and freedom. Southface supports that agenda, and we recognize that Tiny Houses can also address many community needs.

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By Marci Reed | June 15, 2016
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Southface Strengthens Policy and Advocacy Team

Lisa Bianchi-Fossati to join Southface as Director of Policy in continued support of the region’s growing need for energy efficiency and expanding interest in clean energy technologies.

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By Staff Writer | June 6, 2016
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Regional Transit Hopes Turn To Local Expansion Options

On May 10th, the Atlanta Press Club featured a distinguished panel of regional transit experts that addressed a range of topics related to regional transit projects and programs.

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By Alex Trachtenberg | May 18, 2016

Atlanta Press Club Tackles the State of Regional Transit

Panelists agreed that the region has improved its infrastructure and the public perception of transit, but that the area has a lot of room to grow with regards to connectivity and serving the majority of residents. In the coming weeks, Southface will focus coverage on animportant upcoming vote that could address infrastructure expansion and operational funding for transit projects throughout the city.

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By Joey Shea | May 12, 2016

Your Next Prescription: Healthy Homes

Nationally, building scientists and healthcare professionals are learning that both common and more obscure irritants can be addressed in environmental home assessments and interventions, improving both the comfort and health of our indoor environments. Southface is positioning itself at the forefront of this movement.

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By Brad Turner | April 26, 2016

The Impact of Green Affordable Housing

Southface’s Alex Trachtenberg and Sarah Hill, along with the Virginia Center for Housing and Research at Virginia Tech, are aiming to upend the notion that green building can’t also be affordable, especially for those who need it most.

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By Alex Trachtenberg | March 24, 2016

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Greenprints 2016 Keynote address from Ryan Gravel, Sixpitch Ryan talks about his new book “Where We Want to Live”

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By Staff Writer | March 18, 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

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