Harford Tech Students Build Habitat For Humanity Home

Harford Technical High School students created the home being moved to Edmund Street in Aberdeen on Thursday.

Harford Tech alum Kimberly Johnson can thank the current students at her alma mater for her new home.

Johnson and her three children will soon move into a new house at 618 Edmund Street in . On Thursday, the modular home—built by students in the construction department at —will be transported from Bel Air to its permanent location.

The home was built by students through a partnership with Habitat for Humanity Susquehanna

"I feel so thankful that there is a program like this, and sponsors willing to step up and help families like mine to achieve our dreams of homeownership," Johnson said in a statement from Habitat for Humanity. "I know there are many companies, individuals and communities that work with Habitat, and I appreciate them all."

Johnson and her children will move into the home in late June.

A flatbed truck will deliver the 966 square-foot house in two sections on Thursday morning. The house earned an Energy Star certification thanks to green features, according to the press release from Habitat for Humanity.

The home will have low-flow plumbing, green fiber insulation and Energy Star appliances and lighting.

Partners on the project included Bank of America, Battelle and the Maryland Energy Administration.


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