Pioneer Valley Habitat for Humanity celebrated both the funders and the families of the active construction site on East Street in Easthampton, Monday, October 27, 2014. Commonwealth Secretary Maeve Vallely Barlett and Department of Energy Resources Acting Commissioner Meg Lusardi announced that the Zero-lot line, Net-Zero Duplex has been selected for a Pathways to Zero Grant to support the emerging zero net energy building (ZNEB) market in Massachusetts. These grants are given primarily to residential and commercial demonstration projects that are on the pathway to achieve of exceed a ZNEB goal. Also in attendance, the two newly selected Pioneer Valley Habitat for Humanity Homeowners, Angelique Baker and Aleta Kennedy, who make wonderful cases for the WomenBuild project goals.
Video by Alicia Ralph