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A national initiative supporting affordable housing leaders who are improving human health by using less toxic building materials.
This Earth Month, we wanted to take the chance to highlight some great conversations that are happening in our ecosystem. We compiled a list of some of the articles and media HBN staff are reading and listening to that we think you should know about.Read More
HBN Chief Research Officer Teresa McGrath shares how doing her job and keeping her children safe go hand in hand. This article uses a personal story to discuss two groups (or classes) of toxic chemicals found both in household dust and children’s bodies, and shares recommendations for how we can...Read More
In November 2020, First Community Housing and SERA Architects announced a partnership to build a 66-unit housing project in Morgan Hill, California. The 66-unit apartment building will use modular construction techniques, offering a chance to explore healthier material solutions that leverage the technologies and standardized processes that are characteristic, or...Read More
As Women’s History month is coming to a close, Healthy Building Network (HBN) would like to take a moment to amplify the voices of the next generation of environmental health leaders - the Agents of Change. If you are not following them, you are falling behind! Today, we will take...Read More
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Senior Director of National Initiatives, Enterprise
Krista Egger is vice president of national initiatives at Enterprise Community Partners. With more than 15 years of experience leading energy efficiency and healthy housing initiatives with affordable housing stakeholders, Krista manages Enterprise’s national sustainability efforts. She leverages Enterprise’s Green Communities platform, climate disaster response work, and cultural resilience programming to deploy equitable climate resilience solutions across the country.
Prior to Enterprise, Krista directed Advanced Energy’s Affordable Housing business unit, which provides programmatic and building science expertise. She led the award-winning guaranteed-performance SystemVision program and consulting services with Habitat for Humanity International, NeighborWorks, and utility clients.