WILMINGTON, Del. (CBS) — A Delaware nonprofit, sponsored in part by Exelon, is giving $800,000 to support building climate smart homes. Eyewitness News was in Wilmington Thursday morning.
Money from Energize Delaware is going to the nonprofit New Ecology Inc. It will collaborate with developers on all-electric homes.READ MORE: Philadelphia's Gun Violence Epidemic Continues To Have Devastating Impact On City's Youth
The nonprofit says those homes improve air quality.READ MORE: Here Is Where The Pennsylvania Primary Race For The Senate Seat Stands
Another goal is to make those homes affordable to low- and moderate-income families.MORE NEWS: Recent Coastal Storm Uncovers Historic 'Ghost Tracks' On Higbee Beach In Cape May, And It's Not 1st Time
Habitat For Humanity of New Castle County is one of the partners the in venture.