Field Office, an office development project by developer project^, received a LEED platinum rating last year. (Sam Tenney/DJC)
By: Chuck Slothower in Focus on Energy and Sustainability February 15, 2019 1:47 pm
For Portland developer Project^, sustainability is part of every development.
Project^ is one of many local developers that still place value in environmental building certification programs even as energy codes and market expectations have raised the baseline, making nearly every project more energy efficient and environmentally responsible.
For Project^, third-party certifications such as the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, better known as LEED, ensure that everyone on a ...
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.
At Pringle Creek Community, we are in one of the only areas in Salem that has the capability of building Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs). An ADU is usually smaller than your primary home, and is commonly called a mother-in-law home. ADUs also are thought of as a Tiny Homes. Tiny Homes are usually 500 square feet or less. Although ADUs are smaller than traditional home, they can be well-designed to match your lifestyle. Let's explore your home sweet ADU.
There are so many ways to approach building an ADU, with lots of customization choices. We offer a variety of Pringle ...
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. ...