By CBS3 Staff

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. 

Energize Delaware Gives $800,000 To Fund Climate Smart Homes In Wilmington

Money from Energize Delaware is going to the nonprofit New Ecology Inc. It will collaborate with developers on all-electric homes. 

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The nonprofit says those homes improve air quality.

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Another goal is to make those homes affordable to low- and moderate-income families. 

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Habitat For Humanity of New Castle County is one of the partners the in venture.