SOURCE: Southface Energy Institute

Southface Energy Institute

August 11, 2009 13:11 ET

More Than 200 Organizations Donate Time, Materials, Money to Complete Southface Eco-Office; Building Dedication on Aug. 18, 2009

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - August 11, 2009) -


WHAT:

A 45-minute VIP ceremony to celebrate the long-awaited completion of the Southface Eco Office - a unique office, demonstration and training facility, and one of the greenest commercial buildings in the world. The innovative Eco Office includes these notable features:

  -- A 10,100 square foot area similar to the majority of office buildings
     in the U.S.

  -- A fourth floor "green roof" with solar array supplying roughly 10% of
     its energy.

  -- The ability to operate on half the energy of a conventional office
     building, and 84% less water.

  -- A design that serves as a global model for office construction,
     following Southface's mission of promoting sustainable homes,
     workplaces and communities through education and technical assistance.

WHEN:

Tuesday, August 18, 2009
10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. ET
Building tours will be offered from 10:45 a.m. to noon.

WHERE:

The Southface Eco Office
241 Pine Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
404-872-3549
www.southface.org

Parking is available in the adjacent Civic Center parking lot.

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