• Southface Refresh: Mohawk Flooring Spotlight

    A longtime friend and supporter of Southface, Mohawk flooring, donated carpet throughout the Resource Center and for the third floor workspace of the Eco Office. Hear what Southface staff Bonnie Casamassima and Mohawk VP of Sustainability Rochelle Routman had to say about the refresh.

    Southface Refresh: Mohawk Flooring Spotlight
  • Simple Measures Can Really Add Up

    Recently at Southface, we tried an experiment to limit water use. Challenged to reduce our water consumption by 20 percent in order to meet the requirements of the Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge, we decided to monitor our behavior in an easy, low-tech way.

    Simple Measures Can Really Add Up
  • Summer Solstice in the Garden

    Refreshing drinks, Visionary Dinner chef-inspired food, music and more than 200 people came to the Southface garden for Summer Solstice.

    Summer Solstice in the Garden
  • Linda Klein: A Story of Leadership in Sustainability

    Southface has enjoyed stalwart support from the Atlanta community throughout the years. Few supporters have been as dedicated or committed to Southface’s work as Linda Klein of Baker Donelson. Excerpts from an interview with Linda about her involvement with Southface and her work in sustainability over more than two decades.

    Linda Klein: A Story of Leadership in Sustainability
  • Southface Acquires JUST Label

    The JUST label, administered by the International Living Futures Institute, designed to provide a platform for organizations to reveal governance practices, community investments and staff policies. Southface is proud to be the first and only nonprofit organization in Georgia to participate in the JUST program.

    Southface Acquires JUST Label
  • AIA Convention Meets Refreshed Southface Campus

    The Southface campus was included on the convention tour schedule and more than 80 architects came through our buildings to see sustainable design in practice at the Eco Office and SWEET Center. The campus refresh allowed Southface to showcase the efficiency of our buildings while reiterating the impact design can have on well-being and productivity in the workplace.

    AIA Convention Meets Refreshed Southface Campus
  • intrepidNOW Network features EarthCraft Sustainable Preservation Interview

    This 30 minute interview covers everything from the history of the EarthCraft program to our partnership with the Georgia Trust to explore the EarthCraft program’s pathways to sustainable preservation on a national scale.

    intrepidNOW Network features EarthCraft Sustainable Preservation Interview
  • Committing to a Stronger City through Better Buildings: The City Energy Project

    In order to continue Atlanta’s progress toward becoming a top-tier city for sustainability, the City Energy Project represents an opportunity to remain competitive in the Southeast’s rapidly recovering real estate market. The centerpiece of the City Energy Project is the Commercial Energy Efficiency Ordinance.

    Committing to a Stronger City through Better Buildings: The City Energy Project
  • Validating High-Performance Building Design and Operations at the Southface Eco Office

    The Eco Office impressed architects on tour with the AIA National Convention by achieving a 98 re-certification in the EPA’s ENERGY STAR program and by spending less than $25 a day on utilities.

    Validating High-Performance Building Design and Operations at the Southface Eco Office
  • Meet a Southfacer: Bonnie Casamassima, Commercial Sustainability Services Project Manager

    Bonnie provides research, technical and administrative assistance for various programs and cross-team projects. As a LEED Green Associate, she works on LEED documentation, administration and consulting. She also serves as an Interior Design expert contributing to Southface’s holistic sustainability approach while supporting continued portfolio program development. What brought you to Southface? Shane Totten, Southface’s Commercial Sustainability Services director, asked me […]

    Meet a Southfacer: Bonnie Casamassima, Commercial Sustainability Services Project Manager

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Southface Refresh: Mohawk Flooring Spotlight

Southface Refresh: Mohawk Flooring Spotlight

A longtime friend and supporter of Southface, Mohawk flooring, donated carpet throughout the Resource Center and for the third floor workspace of the Eco Office. Hear what Southface staff Bonnie Casamassima and Mohawk VP of Sustainability Rochelle Routman had to say about the refresh.

Read more ›
Simple Measures Can Really Add Up

Simple Measures Can Really Add Up

Recently at Southface, we tried an experiment to limit water use. Challenged to reduce our water consumption by 20 percent in order to meet the requirements of the Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge, we decided to monitor our behavior in an easy, low-tech way.

Read more ›
Summer Solstice in the Garden

Summer Solstice in the Garden

Refreshing drinks, Visionary Dinner chef-inspired food, music and more than 200 people came to the Southface garden for Summer Solstice.

Read more ›
Linda Klein: A Story of Leadership in Sustainability

Linda Klein: A Story of Leadership in Sustainability

Southface has enjoyed stalwart support from the Atlanta community throughout the years. Few supporters have been as dedicated or committed to Southface’s work as Linda Klein of Baker Donelson. Excerpts from an interview with Linda about her involvement with Southface and her work in sustainability over more than two decades.

Read more ›
Southface Acquires JUST Label

Southface Acquires JUST Label

The JUST label, administered by the International Living Futures Institute, designed to provide a platform for organizations to reveal governance practices, community investments and staff policies. Southface is proud to be the first and only nonprofit organization in Georgia to participate in the JUST program.

Read more ›
AIA Convention Meets Refreshed Southface Campus

AIA Convention Meets Refreshed Southface Campus

The Southface campus was included on the convention tour schedule and more than 80 architects came through our buildings to see sustainable design in practice at the Eco Office and SWEET Center. The campus refresh allowed Southface to showcase the efficiency of our buildings while reiterating the impact design can have on well-being and productivity in the workplace.

Read more ›
intrepidNOW Network features EarthCraft Sustainable Preservation Interview

intrepidNOW Network features EarthCraft Sustainable Preservation Interview

This 30 minute interview covers everything from the history of the EarthCraft program to our partnership with the Georgia Trust to explore the EarthCraft program’s pathways to sustainable preservation on a national scale.

Read more ›
Committing to a Stronger City through Better Buildings: The City Energy Project

Committing to a Stronger City through Better Buildings: The City Energy Project

In order to continue Atlanta’s progress toward becoming a top-tier city for sustainability, the City Energy Project represents an opportunity to remain competitive in the Southeast’s rapidly recovering real estate market. The centerpiece of the City Energy Project is the Commercial Energy Efficiency Ordinance.

Read more ›
Validating High-Performance Building Design and Operations at the Southface Eco Office

Validating High-Performance Building Design and Operations at the Southface Eco Office

The Eco Office impressed architects on tour with the AIA National Convention by achieving a 98 re-certification in the EPA’s ENERGY STAR program and by spending less than $25 a day on utilities.

Read more ›
Meet a Southfacer: Bonnie Casamassima, Commercial Sustainability Services Project Manager

Meet a Southfacer: Bonnie Casamassima, Commercial Sustainability Services Project Manager

Bonnie provides research, technical and administrative assistance for various programs and cross-team projects. As a LEED Green Associate, she works on LEED documentation, administration and consulting. She also serves as an Interior Design expert contributing to Southface’s holistic sustainability approach while supporting continued portfolio program development. What brought you to Southface? Shane Totten, Southface’s Commercial Sustainability Services director, asked me […]

Read more ›
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