Green Initiatives

 

Habitat Charlotte is committed to building, rehabbing, weatherizing and repairing homes in the greenest manner possible. We believe that energy efficiency is part of the affordable housing solution. The affiliate’s green goals are pursued through construction materials and practices, recycling programs, and ongoing research for ways to improve all sustainability efforts. Habitat Charlotte currently participates in the System VisionTM, EnergyStar, and LEED for HomesTM programs.

LEED For Homes

LEED logo smallSince January 2012 all new Habitat homes are built according to LEED*Silver Certification standards.  Click here for more info.

System Vision

SystemVision logoHabitat Charlotte participates in Advanced Energy's System Vision Program to provide support and help find solutions for affordable housing.  Click here for more info.

Weatherization

green weatherization icon1Habitat Charlotte's Energy Efficiency Program (EEP) was created to serve low-income families in need of energy efficiency retro-fit work.  Click here to learn more.

Testimonials

green current projects icon1Read about recent projects here.