EarthCraft Provides Training on Eco-Friendly Homes

Real estate agents, brokers, builders and more know the value of sustainability in real estate. On today’s All About Real Estate episode, Amelia Godfrey, Program Manager for the EarthCraft program at SouthFace enlightens listeners on the benefits of building a greener home and explains how the program is helping to improve housing through education and innovation. Godfrey began her career with[...]

Building a Sustainable Future with Southface

Robert Reed, Director of Community Sustainability Services for Southface Energy Institute, joined Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio to discuss the EarthCraft program. Reed has a long career as an architect committed to sustainable buildings in Georgia communities, from new home to multifamily buildings to renovations of older homes. Southface began in 1978 with a group of hardy environmentalist volunteers who spent[...]

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Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio: Southface and The Children’s Museum of Atlanta

The first guest on today’s Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio show is Marci Reed, the chief development and communications officer for Southface, a non-profit that is dedicated to sustainability and green building. Originally started as the Georgia Solar Coalition 36 years ago, Southface is now geared towards providing education, research, advocacy and technical assistance on how to build healthy, energy-[...]

EarthCraft Celebrated Outstanding Award Winners in 2013

Developed in 1999 by the Greater Atlanta Home Builder’s Assocation and Southface, EarthCraft has become the Southeast’s standard for building green, energy-efficient homes, buildings and communities. Known for pairing building science with regional know-how, the program promotes energy-efficient, comfortable and durable new construction and renovation projects throughout the Southeastern United States. The EarthCraft Awards are a vital part of the program,[...]

Founder of Southface, Dennis Creech, Wins the 2013 Hanley Award

The 2013 Hanley Award for Vision and Leadership in Sustainable Housing was awarded to an Atlanta visionary, an unordinary environmentalist and a catalyst for change. Dennis Creech, the founder of Southface, won this year’s Hanley Award and the $50,000 prize for being a new breed of green champion. With nearly four decades in the sustainability movement under his belt, Creech has[...]

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Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio: Southface and Peachtree Residential Properties

Laura Capps and Carla Ruff are this week's guests on Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio. Both Laura and Carla talk about what buyers of Atlanta new homes want these days including energy efficiency, quality and utilitarian spaces. Laura Capps is the director of Residential Green Building Services with Southface. Laura shares with us some information about green building, specifically EarthCraft, and what[...]