Habitat for Humanity of Catawba Valley (Habitat Catawba), Hickory, North Carolina, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to building affordable housing for low-income families within their local community. In recent years, the organization developed the idea to build an 18-unit community in Northeast Hickory to provide energy-efficient homes for Habitat families and market-rate residential buyers
Posted: Saturday, June 4, 2016 2:01 pm
HICKORY - Two Habitat for Humanity homes in Catawba County have been recognized for their energy efficiency by the U.S. Department of Energy.
The two homes in the Northstone community off Falling Creek Road were certified as Zero Energy Ready Homes in May, the first homes in the state to receive that certification.
Habitat for Humanity of Catawba Valley Earns Prestigious Housing Innovation Award from the US Department of Energy
The DOE Housing Innovation Awards recognize nation’s top builders on the path to Zero Energy Ready Homes
The US Department of Energy has announced that Habitat for Humanity of Catawba Valley has been awarded a 2016 Housing Innovation Award in the affordable homes category. Grand Winners in each category will be announced at the 2016 Housing Innovation Awards Ceremony, Wednesday, September 27th at the EEBA Excellence in Building Conference in Dallas, Texas.
By Michael Praats of the Hickory Daily Record
HICKORY– Catawba Valley Medical Center pledged $200,000 to Catawba Valley Habitat for Humanity’s capital campaign, Habitat Repairs.
The donation is in honor of Charles Dixon, a longtime community philanthropist, according to a press release. Dixon served as chief counsel for CVMC from the 1960’s until 2009.
The Habitat Repairs program was a cause Dixon advocated for, and he “believed would change the lives of low-income, disabled and elderly Catawba County homeowners,” J. Anthony Rose, President and CEO of CVMC said via the release.
By DAVIN ELDRIDGE | www.wcqs.org
Posted: MAY 13, 2016
The Department of Energy has certified two homes in Catawba County as the first Net Zero Energy Ready Homes in North Carolina. Rob Howard is Director of Construction for Habitat For Humanity Catawba Valley in Hickory, NC. He spoke with WCQS's Davin Eldridge.