An EarthCraft First: Triple Certification

Emory Point recently became the first development to successfully achieve EarthCraft certification in three distinct areas: EarthCraft Communities, EarthCraft Light Commercial, AND EarthCraft Multifamily Each of these programs had its own worksheet requirements to fulfill and all of the requirements were completed Multiple certification… Communities focuses on Commercial is for Multifamily helps by If Atlanta‚Äôs …

Celebrate the Best in Green Building with us at the 2017 EarthCraft Awards

Each year, EarthCraft recognizes excellent projects, as well as builders, developers and project team members that exhibit a steadfast commitment to excellence in performance and sustianable design. The EarthCraft Celebration of Excellence is also an opportunity to highlight program partners whose services continue to shape and improve the green building industry. EarthCraft award winners span …

“Coffee Cup Chat” with Elizabeth Karlsson

The EarthCraft team is quickly growing! Elizabeth Karlsson recently joined our ranks as a Fellow with the Residential Sustainability Services team. Surrounded by the aroma of freshly brewed coffee, we checked in on Elizabeth to learn more about how she became a member of the EarthCraft team. _________________________________________________________________________ I grew up in Houston and spent …

The Nuts and Bolts of Decatur’s High Performance Building Standard

Two years ago, the City of Decatur passed a groundbreaking ordinance that that directly impacts the way homes and offices within the City’s limits are built. Known as the High Performance Building Standards, the measure requires all new residential and commercial construction projects to be certified under a green building certification program. In early 2017, …

Coffee Q&A with Andrew Doetsch

We’re always excited to welcome new team members to the EarthCraft family! Andrew Doetsch is EarthCraft’s newest Fellow as a part of Southface’s Emerging Leaders program. We sat down with him to learn more about where he comes from and what he’s going to be working on: ___________________________________________________________________ Tell us a little bit about yourself. …