EarthCraft Makes History with the Georgia Trust
Posted on May 11, 2018
A single-family home has never before achieved EarthCraft Sustainable Preservation certification, but thanks to The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation and a longtime resident of Atlanta’s Westside community, that might change. In March, The Georgia Trust acquired three single-family properties along the Atlanta BeltLine’s Westside Trail – two historic homes and an...
EarthCraft House Version 2: What To Expect
Posted on January 9, 2018
It is now 2018, and with a new year comes updates to the EarthCraft House Program. It’s no secret that 2017 was a busy and developmental year for EarthCraft House. Last year, the EarthCraft team identified a need to review and update key programmatic elements that would not only simplify...
LEED Fellow Laura Case “Builds” Career in High Performance
Posted on December 1, 2017
By Laura Case My journey in sustainability and the built environment began almost 20 years ago. At the time, I was a project manager on Emory University’s campus charged with understanding and implementing a nascent, green building certification program across new building projects for the university. The first of these...
Meet the EarthCraft Team
Posted on November 28, 2017
We’re a team of dedicated professionals, building scientists, technical experts, and marketing gurus. While we might be from different places and come to the table with different skills, we each share a passion for our buildings, our communities and our planet. Meet the EarthCraft faces inspiring green spaces: -Stephen DeLaurier-...
5 Things You Might Not Know About EarthCraft Urbanism
Posted on November 27, 2017
By David Bailey Zipping through Atlanta’s tangled web of choked freeways, you can take any exit to see the most common form of development in America – the arterial strip highway and suburban homes. You’ll undoubtedly find a box gas station, box fast food, box hotel – all surrounded by...
EarthCraft Celebrates “Well-Built for Well-Being” Excellence
Posted on October 27, 2017
Last week, 15 awards were presented as a part of EarthCraft’s annual Celebration of Excellence, which recognizes projects, teams, builders, contractors, and organizations that have excelled in their commitment to the EarthCraft program. Founded in 1999 by Southface and the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association, EarthCraft is a regional green...