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Southface Trainings in the Virgin Islands

Southface Trainings in the Virgin Islands

Steve Herzlieb traveled to the US Virgin Islands to deliver training on building performance principles. Southface partnered with the Virgin Islands Energy Office and the University of the Virgin islands to provide this opportunity for the students.

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Atlanta Has Earned Bragging Rights for Going ‘Green’

Atlanta Has Earned Bragging Rights for Going ‘Green’

When it comes to the Better Buildings Challenge, Atlanta has outpaced all its competitors that have pledged to reduce energy and water consumption by 2020. Atlanta has more property square footage signed up in the program than any other city.

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Going Green Makes Dollars and Sense for Agnes Scott College

Going Green Makes Dollars and Sense for Agnes Scott College

For the leadership of Agnes Scott College in Decatur, going green is about more than making wise energy choices. It’s about environmental sustainability and its effect on the bottom line.

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Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge Announces Major Achievements and New Partners

Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge Announces Major Achievements and New Partners

Mayor Reed announced Wednesday that the Atlanta BBC has already achieved 20% water savings with a 2010 baseline, and 11% energy savings with a 2009 baseline. He added that the program now boasts 100 million square feet of committed building space in the City of Atlanta, which represents the largest commitment of any local partner at the national level with DOE.

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Southface focus rooms feature accent walls to promote various moods and work styles.

Southface Refresh: Spotlight on Imperial Paints, LLC

The average American spends 90% of his/her day indoors, where pollutants can be more dangerous than outdoors. ECOS paint, owned by Imperial Paints, is used to mitigate harmful chemicals from an interior paint and lessen the health impacts for building occupants, and Southface is proud to feature it in our refresh.

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Georgia Building Performance Association Forms Board of Directors

Georgia Building Performance Association Forms Board of Directors

As the association’s first board members, the ten volunteers are tasked with developing the association’s strategy for serving member companies and promoting the industry.

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

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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The new Parkside room, before (left) and after the refresh. The room is designed for collaboration and energy.

Biophilic Design: The Creation of Healthy, Happy Spaces

Human beings are all hard wired to seek comfort, security and connectivity. Our built environments should provide these elements.

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Meet a Southfacer: Conor Sosebee

Meet a Southfacer: Conor Sosebee

Meet Conor Sosebee, Project Manager for the Residential Sustainability Services Team.

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Proctor Creek Watershed discussion at Roundtable

Proctor Creek Watershed discussion at Roundtable

This month the Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable circled back from being “on the road” and returned to the home venue at All Saints.’ The discussion focused on Proctor Creek’s current challenges and future opportunities for redevelopment and revitalization.

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