Monday, March 15, 2010

EPA, HUD Award Community Housing Partners with Energy Star Award

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) have awarded NeighborWorks member Community Housing Partners (CHP) in Christiansburg, Virginia, with the 2010 ENERGY STAR Award for Excellence in Energy-Efficient Affordable Housing. CHP received this award in recognition of its efforts to provide energy-efficient housing for low-income residents. CHP will be recognized at an awards ceremony in Washington, D.C. on March 18, 2010.

ENERGY STAR Awards are given to a variety of organizations to recognize their contribution to the construction of energy-efficient homes that benefit the environment, while providing homeowners with significant savings on utility bills and homes that are safer and more comfortable. CHP and other award winners were selected from more than 17,000 organizations that participate in the ENERGY STAR program.

Learn more here.