Habitat for Humanity- Grand Traverse Region has been serving the Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, and Leelanau areas for more than 30 years. In this time, our volunteer-based affordable housing organization has provided strength, stability, and self-reliance through shelter for 111 families.
Recently Habitat-GTR completed the challenge of building 10 net-zero energy homes in the heart of Traverse City, MI.
Our newest undertaking involves building the first net-zero energy home in the Village of Kingsley, MI. We need your help to make this home a reality for a deserving family.
Reaching net-zero energy status requires thoughtful design, meticulous construction, and responsible operation to maximize energy efficiency.
While our project is set to be completed in record time with the help of our great volunteers, donors, and subcontractors, we still need financial support to help us achieve our goal of renewable energy. We believe by setting these standards we are serving our families, community and the environment in greater ways.
While facing the growing challenges of affordable housing, building a net zero home is innovative, smart and sustainable. Each net-zero home “produces as much energy as it uses,” offering reduced or no energy bills and cost savings to our homeowners. In turn allowing more disposable income to be used for necessities like food, education, health care, and transportation.
We’re seeking $15,500 to cover the cost of a rooftop PV array installation, which will help us accomplish our net zero energy objective. This is a 4.96 KW System with 16 X 310 Watt Modules & Solar Edge inverter with optimizers— in other words, it’ll do the trick to substantially reduce residential greenhouse gas emissions.
Habitat-GTR has been honored with seven regional, state, and national awards for our net zero energy achievements. We’ve succeeded in our efforts before, but we need your help to keep this momentum going.
Will you donate and join our team in Kingsley to help create a sustainable home and community?
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Anonymous06/14/2019So happy for you and your new home! ...and so happy that your net-zero home supports the environment. Win-win!$103.00
06/05/2019Congrats on going solar and way to lead Habitat!!$51.48
06/05/2019Solar for everyone!$102.95