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Nashville Area Habitat for Humanity

Nashville, Tennessee

ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence

Nashville Area Habitat for Humanity, an ENERGY STAR partner since 2006, develops and constructs affordable homes for low-income families. Nashville Area Habitat for Humanity is receiving its first ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence recognition for its ongoing dedication to providing ENERGY STAR qualified new homes to low-income families. By doing so, Nashville Area Habitat for Humanity empowers families to generate wealth through successful long-term homeownership thereby breaking the generational cycle of poverty. Key accomplishments in 2009 include:

  • Building 29 ENERGY STAR qualified homes in 2009, for a total of 147 since 2006.
  • Collectively saving homeowners a total of more than $123,000 per year on their utility bills and reducing their energy use by 42%.
  • Constructing approximately 35% of its new homes to earn the ENERGY STAR.
  • Including four classes that incorporate ENERGY STAR messaging in its HomeWORKS educational program for homeowners and their children.
  • Continuing to inspire local for-profit builders to build ENERGY STAR qualified new homes.