The Southface Resource Center Library and Eco Center, located at 241 Pine Street NE, Atlanta,has a wealth of resources for those seeking to learn the latest in green building practices.

The Eco Center, completed in 2009, is a three-story demonstration center for green building techniques and construction. Designed to be energy efficient, components include solar power and water saving systems.

The Library is open from 9 to 5 weekdays. Resources include free public access to the BuildingGreen databases, normally a $199 annual membership.

About Southface: Southface is a Georgia 501c3 with a mission of promoting sustainable homes, workplaces and communities through education, research, advocacy and technical assistance.

– Elizabeth Penney