Sea Island Habitat for Humanity transitioning to "green" homes

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Help Habitat for Humanity build affordable homes and also help promote the construction of "green" homes.

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Sea Island Habitat for Humanity is showcasing "their transition to green building in a new development located on Wadmalaw Island."

Here's more details from their press release:
All new homes will be constructed using techniques outlined by EarthCraft, which covers site planning, energy efficiency, sustainable materials, and indoor air quality.

The property, donated by a local family on the island, requested that the new village "McCloud Place" be built with as little impact to the land as possible. ...

Sign-up as a volunteer and join our energy conservation partners in this groundbreaking effort to bring sustainable, energy-efficient housing to the lowcountry. We'll take the house from a concrete floor to the roof in one week! Learn while you build with a presentation by the sponsoring organization each day over lunch.

To volunteer contact Habitat Volunteer Coordinator, Anne Randall at or 843-768-0998, ext. 109.

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