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Winter Wonderland

Pringle Creek Community has become a winter wonderland this week. Residents are enjoying the snow, and finding some good places to sled and make snow angels! The cedar and sequoia branches are adorned with snowflakes, while other trees are glistening with ice. The greenhouses are holding up to winter temperatures with gardens growing inside. Because homes are energy efficient, they're keeping warm and cozy at a lower cost than traditional homes. We hope that you are enjoying the wintery weather too by playing in the snow, taking double dog dares, and sipping on some hot cocoa while strategizing what the ... Read more

Marie Claire

Pringle Creek Community is featured in the Marie Claire January 2017 issue with one of our very own residents, Mckenzie Farrell, sharing her experiences living here. Mckenzie says, "Pringle Creek is about three miles from downtown Salem, 60 miles from the coast, and 65 miles from the mountains. It lets you do any activity you want." Along with having easy access to the downtown and recreational activities, we also have an Urban Farm that holds educational workshops for beginners all the way to Master Gardeners, and has a successfully run CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) producing healthy organic food for its members. ... Read more

Steady Growth

Pringle Creek Community is giving a warm welcome to new residents this winter. Steady growth is happening with three new homes built by Spectra Construction almost near completion, and we are looking forward to welcoming three new families into our community who hail from the Southwest and Oregon! Two of these homes are on the geothermal loop and gain great energy efficiency by using the earth's ambient temperature for heating and cooling. Both homes are one-level with one home at 1,300 square feet and the other at 1,000 square feet. Rigid insulation has been installed on the exterior of the homes ... Read more

Bike-share Push

Pringle Creek Community is a part of a network of trails and pathways that connect to open spaces and parks, and adjoining neighborhoods. Alternative means of transportation such as biking strengthen that connectivity as well as our physical and emotional well-being. We are excited by the news that Salem is moving toward making the city even more interconnected with a bike-share push.  Salem may join other Oregon cities in bike-share push Jonathan Bach , Statesman Journal 3:44 p.m. PST December 4, 2016 | View original source here. The state capital may become home to a bike-sharing program next Spring, a move that would allow riders to use bikes ... Read more

Net Zero Building

Pringle Creek Community is excited to announce a free event called, Lessons from a Pioneering Net Zero Building, centered around sustainability and lessons learned with the restoration of historic Painters Hall, the first LEED Platinum certified community building in the nation. Green building expands beyond Painters Hall, with homes using renewable energy and sustainable materials to provide a more self sufficient and healthy community. Take a glance at some Pringle Creek designs to inspire future home building ideas.  Regional Allies for Efficiency - Salem, Oregon Lessons from a Pioneering Net Zero Building, Painters Hall at Pringle Creek Community PRESENTED BY JAMES MEYER (ARCHITECT, ... Read more
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