1. Empower communities to develop and maintain their housing;

2. Reduce the cost of housing in total, including construction, operation, and maintenance;

3. Reduce the dependency on fossil fuels through available sustainable energy solutions;

4. Serve the cultural and domestic modes of households;

5. Focus on community health and safety through healthy housing and safe energy;

6. Contribute to community self-sufficiency and land stewardship;

7. To support the development of appropriate Energy and Water regimes to achieve the above.