Habitat Catawba Valley Wins National Department of Energy Housing Innovation Award

Oct 4, 2016 | News

“Housing Innovation Award winners are leaders in the ongoing transformation of the housing industry as they strive to zero energy-ready homes,” said Sam Rashkin, Chief Architect, DOE’s Building Technologies Office. “The level of performance we saw from our awardees underscores the importance of building high-efficiency homes of the future. These homes provide Americans with the ability to save money through reduced or eliminated utility bills, engineered comfort, comprehensive health protection, and overall peace-of-mind they are making a smart investment.”

The 2016 Housing Innovation Award Winners for Innovation in Affordable Homes are:

  • Grand Winner: United Way of Long Island, Deer Park, New York
  • Carl Franklin/Green Extreme Homes, Lewisville, Texas
  • Clifton View Homes (CVH) Inc., Coupeville, Washington
  • Habitat for Humanity of Catawba Valley, Hickory, North Carolina
  • Habitat for Humanity, Grand Traverse Region, Traverse City, Michigan
  • Habitat for Humanity South Sarasota County, Venice, Florida
  • Kalamazoo Valley Habitat for Humanity, Kalamazoo, Michigan
  • Revival Homes, New Hartford, Connecticut
  • Sunroc Builders, Lakeland, Florida

Pictured:  Habitat for Humanity of Catawba Valley Construction Manager Derek Ross accepts the DOE Housing Innovation Award at a recent ceremony in Dallas, Texas.

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