• 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.

    Your Next Prescription: Healthy Homes
  • Hope and Will’s Room Promotes Health and Wellbeing at Southeastern Designer Showhouse

    “Hope and Will’s Room,” located on the terrace level, is the result of thoughtful collaboration between Rabaut Design Associates and Southface. The room increases public awareness of the impact our buildings have on our wellbeing by implementing evidence-based design standards such as biophilic design for improved health, and by specifying no- to low-VOC and Red List Free items to minimize exposure to harsh chemicals.

    Hope and Will’s Room Promotes Health and Wellbeing at Southeastern Designer Showhouse
  • 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.

    The Impact of Green Affordable Housing
  • Greenprints photo gallery

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

  • 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.

    Inaugural Fulcrum Award Winners Announced
  • Meet a Southfacer: Laura Capps

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

    Meet a Southfacer: Laura Capps
  • Why Sustainability Matters

    Atlanta is emerging as a top-tier city internationally for sustainability.We’ve got a lot to show for the City’s sustainability program. We’ve got a lot to show for the City’s sustainability program.

    Why Sustainability Matters
  • 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.

    The Journey from Car Repair Shop to Energy-Efficient Training Facility
  • Roundtable: The Ted and Community Redevelopment

    In a recent article from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Bill Torpy featured his extended interview with Southface board member Leon Eplan. Eplan has been involved in the planning and design of Atlanta, sharing many success and frustrations of the region, since the early 1960s.

    Roundtable: The Ted and Community Redevelopment
  • 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.

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

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Your Next Prescription: Healthy Homes

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.

Read more ›
Building America Case Study: Rehabilitations of USDA Multifamily Homes

Building America Case Study: Rehabilitations of USDA Multifamily Homes

Southface was recently highlighted in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Building America Update as a “Residential Success” for our rehabilitations of U.S. Department of Agriculture multifamily homes and our efforts to create better buildings for all.

Read more ›
Hope and Will’s Room Promotes Health and Wellbeing at Southeastern Designer Showhouse

Hope and Will’s Room Promotes Health and Wellbeing at Southeastern Designer Showhouse

“Hope and Will’s Room,” located on the terrace level, is the result of thoughtful collaboration between Rabaut Design Associates and Southface. The room increases public awareness of the impact our buildings have on our wellbeing by implementing evidence-based design standards such as biophilic design for improved health, and by specifying no- to low-VOC and Red List Free items to minimize exposure to harsh chemicals.

Read more ›
The Impact of Green Affordable Housing

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.

Read more ›
Greenprints photo gallery

Greenprints photo gallery

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

Read more ›
Inaugural Fulcrum Award Winners Announced

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.

Read more ›
Meet a Southfacer: Laura Capps

Meet a Southfacer: Laura Capps

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

Read more ›
Why Sustainability Matters

Why Sustainability Matters

Atlanta is emerging as a top-tier city internationally for sustainability.We’ve got a lot to show for the City’s sustainability program. We’ve got a lot to show for the City’s sustainability program.

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

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.

Read more ›
Roundtable: The Ted and Community Redevelopment

Roundtable: The Ted and Community Redevelopment

In a recent article from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Bill Torpy featured his extended interview with Southface board member Leon Eplan. Eplan has been involved in the planning and design of Atlanta, sharing many success and frustrations of the region, since the early 1960s.

Read more ›
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