Northstone Receives 2nd National Homebuilder Award

The U.S. Department of Energy recently selected Habitat for Humanity of Catawba Valley as a 2017 Housing Innovation Award winner for its energy-efficient home owned by Keondra Allred. This is the second national homebuilder award that Habitat's Northstone Subdivision has received.

 The Housing Innovation Award recognizes forward-thinking builders for "delivering American homebuyers with the home of the future, today." Each year, winners of this award are selected by a diverse panel of builders, architects and industry professionals for their outstanding accomplishments in designing and building Zero Energy-Ready Homes. The Housing Innovation Award recognizes forward-thinking builders for "delivering American homebuyers with the home of the future, today." Each year, winners of this award are selected by a diverse panel of builders, architects and industry professionals for their outstanding accomplishments in designing and building Zero Energy-Ready Homes. 

Habitat Catawba Valley began building energy-efficient homes in 2001 and built the first net-zero energy home in the state of North Carolina in 2005, in partnership with Appalachian State University. In 2016, Habitat earned its first DOE Housing Innovation Award for its Zero Energy-Ready Home located in the Northstone Subdivision. 

Habitat will be recognized for its latest achievement at the Housing Innovation Awards Ceremony in October 2017. 

Click here to see our 2016 award-winning home on the DOE Tour of Zero 

Source: Energy.gov