Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity used this grant for beneficial electrification measures like installing heat pumps and rooftop solar that helped the project reach its net zero status while providing affordable, sustainable affordable housing for teachers and local workers.

  • CORE Support: $100,000 CORE Grant and all-electric design support
  • Action: 27 Electrified Units w/ Battery Storage
  • Innovation: First microgrid in the Roaring Fork Valley
  • Impact: No gas lines

Written by: Catherine Lutz

Catherine Lutz is a freelance writer based in Aspen. As a former newspaper reporter who has written about everything from entertainment to skiing to climate change for a wide variety of publications, nonprofits, and businesses, she understands the power of words to help connect us more closely with an idea, issue, or other people. An avid skier and biker raising two children to appreciate how lucky they are to grow up in the Roaring Fork Valley, she also hopes she and her family can make a positive impact on the community and the environment that sustains us.

CORE is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to leading the Roaring Fork Valley to a carbon-free, net zero energy future.