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May happenings at Pringle Creek Community

May flowers are blooming - on our trees, in our glasshouse, along the creek, and all around the property!  We have mother-daughter yoga, neighbor movie night, salsa, and much more going on this month.  Check out our latest newsletter to learn more about all the May happenings at Pringle Creek Community. Read more

Net Zero Energy Here and in the News

Homes at Pringle Creek Community are LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified at the gold and platinum levels meaning their building materials, building processes, and use has a minimal negative impact upon the environment.  These homes also are very energy efficient, most currently using our geothermal system to heat and cool their homes and requiring little energy to power resident's needs due to abundant natural lighting and built-in efficiencies. We also have Net Zero Energy buildings.  Our community center, Painters Hall, is beyond Net Zero since it's 220 kWh solar array along with it's connection to the geothermal ... Read more

Plant Sale This Weekend May 1 & 2

Come out to Pringle Creek Community's glasshouses this Friday and Saturday, May 1 & 2 from 9:30 - 4:00, for our plant sale!  Colleen has lots of organically grown tomatoes, other veggies, and perennials, many of which are heirloom varieties.  All proceeds will benefit the Sustainable Living Center at Pringle Creek.  Come on out and get your garden rocking and rolling! Read more

Earth 411 Event a Big Success!

We had a great time and a lot of success meeting and greeting people this past Saturday at the Earth 411 event at Riverfront Park, an early Earth Day event put on by the City of Salem and Straub Environmental Center.  Kerry helped plan the event and acted as main stage coordinator while Sue Wilson, Kristen Duus, Lisa & Jonathan Schachter, and Jane Poznar all helped staff our Pringle Creek Community and Sustainable Living Center table.  We gave away over 200 plant starts, 100 cards with flower seeds, brochures and Walking Tours.  We made a lot of new relationships, ... Read more

Beautiful Interiors – Net Zero Home for Sale

Finally - some pictures of the interior of our new Net Zero home!  We've staged it to help give people an idea of how one might live in this gorgeous house. It feels very comfortable, roomy, warm, and welcoming the minute you walk in the front door. The first floor master bedroom is especially cozy and located strategically to offer maximum privacy while also near the beautiful kitchen & dining area. There's tons of natural light that pours into each room, underscoring the subtle but very real energy efficiency of the entire house. All of this could be yours! This LEED ... Read more
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