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The Beauty of Energy Efficient Homes

Innovation is found in the very seams of the buildings being made at Pringle Creek Community. The beauty of energy efficient homes is that they are healthier and save you money in the long run. Our guiding principles are nature, innovation, and community. These three principles guide our way when making design decisions on what materials to use when building a home,  sustainably managing the land, and cultivating community. We’ve been at the forefront of sustainable practices, and other communities and builders have begun to come out of the woodwork, because deciding to live in an urban oasis is ... Read more

Look inside the Net Zero home

The Net Zero home is remarkable in so many ways. This two-level 4 bedroom and 2.5 bath comes with renewable energy technology and uses more environmentally safe materials to make it an overall healthier home for you and your family. Not to mention, it looks gorgeous. Let's take a closer look inside the Net Zero Home to show you the sustainable amenities it has to offer. Open Houses for the Net Zero Home | 1884 John Muir Circle Saturday, July 23 (12 - 3:00pm) Wednesday, July 27 (5 - 8:00pm) Open Houses in August will be happening, too! Stay tuned on Facebook and Twitter. Click Here ... Read more

New Net Zero Home Offer!

Open Houses for the Net Zero Home Saturday, July 16: 12 - 3:00pm Saturday, July 23: 12 - 3:00pm Wednesday, July 27: 5 - 8:00pm We are excited to announce a reduced price and limited time offer of $3,000 credit at closing for the Net Zero Home. This 4 bedroom and 2 1/2 bath home is comfortable and spacious. When you walk in the door, the first-floor open plan flows from one room to the next. Imagine yourself getting ready for your friends or family to come over, and while you're preparing veggies that are fresh from Pringle Creek Community's urban farm, you ... Read more

Sustainable Village

At Pringle Creek Community, all of our buildings are LEED certified. LEED certification means that the buildings are made with materials which are better for the environment and create a more sustainable village. This includes using renewable and geothermal energy as well as rainwater harvesting. Some of our homes are designed to be completely "Net Zero," meaning the energy produced from renewable energy sustains the home throughout the year. LEED certification is not only better for the environment, but also less expensive in the long run. In addition to this, our urban garden produces fresh organic food for residents ... Read more

Getting Paid for Using Renewable Energy

At Pringle Creek Community, we champion sustainability through our renewable energy practices. Our homes have options of using solar with the potential of giving back to the grid. This means our residents receive credit for energy they produce. ANNA BRUCE-LOCKHART | June 9, 2016 View Original Source at World Economic Forum.  This country made so much clean energy it had to pay people to use it BY ANNA BRUCE-LOCKHAROn a bright and blustery day last month, a surreal event took place in the world of German energy prices. Sunny and windy weather lit up the country's solar and wind farms, causing a surge of ... Read more
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