Our Green Atlantans: Frank Wickstead, a green remodeler of intown Atlanta homes

Frank Wickstead is the head of WicksteadWorks, a green, EarthCraft renovation company in Atlanta. We asked Frank a few questions as we spotlight him as one of Our Green Atlantans.

Green property designations aren’t just for Realtors – property managers can also benefit

Green rental properties could be in the future for the nation’s 300,000 landlords who control much of the 50-80% of buildings’ greenhouses gas emissions. A few simple, inexpensive steps can go a long way!

Southface presents Greenprints, the South’s premiere conference on green building and sustainable communities!

On March 1st and 2nd, 2010, Southface Energy Institute will present their annual Greenprints Conference and Tradeshow: “Sustainable Communities by Design” with an emphasis on commercial and residential sustainability, eco-friendly buildings, renewable energy, and much more!

Open Atlanta’s doors to sustainable buildings with Southeast Green’s inaugural Green Real Estate Summit in February 2010!

Southeast Green and Building Owners and Managers-Atlanta present the inaugural GREEN Real Estate Summit for property owners of all types to learn how to implement sustainable, green practices in every day business. February 16-17, 2010 at the Emory Conference Center Hotel.

“Beyond Bricks and Sticks” showcases Atlanta as the city with the most LEED certified eco-friendly buildings

Through this Friday, January 15, 2010, the Museum of Design Atlanta will be staging a traveling exhibition that showcases Atlanta as the city with the most LEED certified eco-friendly buildings. “Beyond Bricks and Sticks” is sponsored by the Kendeda Fund and will be traveling throughout Atlanta to such locations such as the World of Coke Museum, the Woodruff Arts Center, the CNN center, and the Cobb Galleria.

Atlanta’s Southface Energy Institute is seeking your environmental input for Greenprints 2010!

Here is a call from Southface Energy Institute in Atlanta to share your environmental knowledge at the 12th annual Greenprints conference in 2010! Southface is seeking subject matter experts on everything from green building to water management to green jobs in the workforce to sustainability and Atlanta’s green movement!

The Brookwood in Buckhead: Atlanta’s first high-rise condo complex to earn LEED certification

The Brookwood, a recently-completed high rise community located just South of Piedmont Hospital, is contributing to the Atlanta community in many ways through its green standards. In fact, it’s slated to be Atlanta’s first residential high-rise to receive LEED certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.

Save energy and go green with a metal roof!

Every roof has a lifespan and (almost) every homeowner or homeowner’s association faces the prospect of replacing their roof at some point. So why not go green? Environmentally-friendly metal roofs now comes in all sorts of styles that emulate a traditional roof and they can reduce summer energy bills by up to 40 percent. A … Continue reading

Local Decatur business Renewal Design-Build is branching out to offer green Home Performance Assessments

Local Decatur business Renewal Design-Build is branching out to offer green Home Performance Assessments

EarthCraft eco-friendly home builders in Atlanta celebrates 10-year anniversary!

EarthCraft eco-friendly home builders in Atlanta celebrates 10-year anniversary!

Southface’s annual Visionary Dinner: “Celebrating Sustainable Values and Business”

Every year, Southface (one of Atlanta’s greenest businesses and an organization dedicated to creating sustainable communities, from architecture and housing to food) hosts a “Visionary Dinner” and this year’s theme is “Farm to Table: Celebrating Sustainable Values.” From the Visonary Dinner invitation… “Experience an inspiring keynote on issues of sustainability and business, and enjoy an … Continue reading

Greenprints Conference, Sustainable Design, coming March 25 & 26, 2008

Check out the latest events going on with Southface here in Atlanta! Get the latest on our environmental developments with the Greenprints Conference and Tradeshow and the Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable!