Weyerhaeuser Announces Habitat for Humanity Innovation Challenge

By Weyerhaeuser Company
PR Newswire
January 17, 2024
Category: Wood, Paper & Green Building
Region: United States, US East

Weyerhaeuser announced the Habitat for Humanity Innovation Challenge to encourage new and creative home-building solutions using sustainable wood products. The challenge will task six U.S.-based Habitat affiliates with designing innovative uses of wood products that increase equitable access to affordable homes and demonstrate sustainability or resiliency. Each selected affiliate will receive $15,000 from Weyerhaeuser to implement the design idea. …Examples of areas where teams might choose to innovate include offsite construction, construction methods, use of wood waste or disaster preparedness. Habitat affiliates selected to participate in the challenge include: Habitat for Humanity Tucson, Arizona; Habitat for Humanity of the Northern Flint Hills, Kansas; New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity, Louisiana; Genesee County Habitat for Humanity, Michigan; Central Minnesota Habitat for Humanity, Minnesota; and Habitat for Humanity Sanford Area, North Carolina.

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