Mitsubishi Electric Publishes New Case Study Focusing on Habitat's Northstone Subdivision

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

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Habitat for Humanity Gains Recognition for Its Homes

BY KEVIN GRIFFIN This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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.

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U.S. Department of Energy Announces 2016 Housing Innovation Award Winners

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.  

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CVMC Promises $200,000 to Home Repair Program

By Michael Praats of the Hickory Daily RecordHabitat Repairs

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.

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