Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity

  • 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
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.

Architect Jeffrey Woodruff standing in front of Gayle Morgan’s Mitsubishi heat pumps. PC: Dan Bayer Photography

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CORE is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to leading the Roaring Fork Valley to a carbon-free, net zero energy future. Under the guidance of a Board of Directors–made up of elected officials, utility representatives, and committed citizens–CORE helps people, businesses, municipalities, facilities and nonprofit organizations save natural resources and lower energy bills while reducing their carbon footprint.