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The One

Pringle Creek Community is a one of a kind neighborhood, and we are excited to let you know that a very special and unique home has just become available. Like that special someone who only comes around once in a blue moon, the Net Zero home is sure to take your breath away. This unique 4-bedroom and 2.5 bath home has a master on the main with plenty of natural light, as well as a beautiful courtyard that's ideal for entertaining guests. When we think of the one, this one is the home that checks all the boxes. Taking even ... Read more

Pringle Creek Love

Turning a house into a home is about love. At Pringle Creek Community, there’s a lot of ingredients that combine together to make that happen. These include nature, innovation, and of course, community. Take the Net Zero home for example. Although mentioning the innovative ICF construction might not sound like love at first, once you receive an energy bill that is much lower than you could’ve imagined due to the tightly sealed envelope it provides…you may think otherwise. Long-term thinking goes hand-in-hand with a partnership that will last. With the Net Zero home being solar-ready, this means that there’s more potential ... Read more

Net Zero Blue Skies

A Net Zero home is nearing completion, and it is exciting to watch all the details come to fruition. From setting the foundation, and now to the beautiful blue paint color, things are moving along. There’s still a chance to choose some of the finishes going inside, and we have plans to finish this gorgeous home by late summer. It’s called Net Zero, because the home is so energy efficient, with the addition of solar panels, it has the capacity to generate the same amount of energy that the homeowners use. It’s been amazing to see Better Builders of Oregon using their ... Read more

Best Home Buying Time

Here at Pringle Creek Community, we have created one of the most sustainable and livable neighborhoods in the country. While we build homes for people to purchase, mostly we sell lots for folks to build their own custom green homes. It’s already been a busy season with new residents moving in, construction about to start on several houses, and lots being sold. Many of our new community members are aware of the rising costs of building and financing a new home, and got ahead of the curve by starting their projects as soon as they were able to move forward. The ... Read more

Romantic Technology

What do the Net Zero home and Rome's Pantheon have in common? The key to this mystery lies deep in the materials used in these architectural wonders. Innovation sometimes comes from revisiting ideas that worked in the past, and putting a different spin on them. The Romans were known for many brilliant technologies, one of them concrete, and they incorporated this building method when building the Pantheon almost 2,000 years ago. It’s quite mind boggling to think that they made mental leaps like integrating materials found in the area such as volcanic ash into the structure. This made it so ... Read more
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