America Partnership with Habitat for Humanity
International's Congress Building America Projects
Habitat Case Studies
Building America Homes (Coming Soon!)
for Humanity affiliates will be partnering with local Congress members
to build energy efficient, affordable
homes with technical assistance from Building America
teams under a concurrent resolutions adopted by the
U.S. Senate (Resolution 43) and House (Resolution 184).
America researchers will be providing affiliates and their congressional
partners with recommendations that will help them move toward an energy
savings goal of 50% while also improving durability, comfort, and indoor
Each affiliate will review the recommendations (examples below) and adopt those strategies that are appropriate for their climate and construction process.
Indoor Air Quality Features
Passive fresh air ventilation with filter
- Moisture control strategies
- Low VOC materials and VOC Source Control
the Congress Building America project grows, case
studies will be posted to www.buildingamerica.gov in the Affordable Housing section.
For more information contact:
Building America Liaison to Habitat for Humanity
(321) 638-1434 or firstname.lastname@example.org