Habitat for Humanity of Greater Nashville
Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence
New Home Builder and Affordable Housing
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Nashville has been making energy efficient homeownership a reality for low-income families since 2006. Habitat for Humanity of Greater Nashville is receiving ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year—Sustained Excellence recognition for its continued support in protecting our environment by building truly affordable, ENERGY STAR certified homes. Key 2015 accomplishments include:
- Constructing 32 new, affordable ENERGY STAR certified homes across four counties with a cumulative total of more than 400 certified homes built.
- Promoting its ENERGY STAR partnership in all key marketing initiatives, including its annual report and other print materials, at conferences and community events, including the Habitat for Humanity International Home Builders Blitz media tour, and on a dedicated web page about ENERGY STAR and sustainability.
- Training more than 8,000 volunteers annually on ENERGY STAR building practices and checklists, as well as educating approximately 50 families about ENERGY STAR certified homes as part of their homeownership education program.
- Making key technical innovations that resulted in significant energy saving improvements related to whole house air leakage and fresh air ventilation.