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“I couldn’t afford to pay for rent and groceries and gas [before owning my Zero Energy Ready Home].”

DOE Tour of Zero: The Depot Neighborhood by Habitat for Humanity, Grand Traverse Region infographic: Traverse City, MI; habitatgtr.org. 1,352 square feet, HERS score -1, $9 monthly energy bill, $900 annual savings, $39,000 saved in the first 30 years.
Key features list: High-performance insulation system for enhanced quiet and comfort, comprehensive draft protection, fresh air system for cleaner indoor air, high-efficiency comfort system, energy-efficient appliances and advanced lighting technology for
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“Honestly, quite a few times I would get a shutoff notice and go to DHS to get help to pay my electric and gas because I couldn’t afford to pay for rent and groceries and gas and everything [before owning my Zero Energy Ready Home].”

– Homeowner

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DOE Tour of Zero: The Depot Neighborhood by Habitat for Humanity, Grand Traverse Region floorplans.