We recently joined the Renew Oregon coalition!
Renew Oregon is a new coalition with a mission to create "A clean energy future for Oregon: An Oregon with good-paying jobs, clean air and water and healthy communities. A prosperous Oregon protected for future generations. We (Renew Oregon) are working to transition away from dirty, polluting energy to a clean, energy-efficient economy."
Pringle Creek Community is happy to participate with other businesses, organizations, faith and educational groups, healthcare professionals, farmers, parents, entrepreneurs, and individuals to create a healthy, prosperous Oregon.
After all, Pringle Creek Community set the standard for how to live and thrive using clean solar and ...
You've likely heard about TED Talks. TED (technology, entertainment, design), is a nonprofit organization ‘devoted to ideas worth spreading.’ TEDx grew out of the original TED Talks and is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. TEDxSalem is in its third year and has truly blossomed! The speakers that are featured, all from Salem or the Willamette Valley, bring fascinating, thought-provoking ideas to the TEDxSalem stage. Their next TEDxSalem event, Fearless, is October 3 at the Salem Convention Center in beautiful downtown Salem.
Why is Pringle Creek Community (PCC) taking the ...
Enjoying a home that you KNOW is healthy really brings a deep sense of peace and comfort - and happiness. A 'healthy home' is one that is free of toxic chemicals, chemicals that can easily and quickly enter your bloodstream and that of your children. The materials used to build a conventional home, for example glues used in particle board or chemicals in paint, off-gas and add a variety of toxins to the air in the home.
Here at Pringle Creek Community, we believe that a healthy home is a key part of a healthy life. Attention is given to the ...
Recognition for a job well done is always appreciated!
Recently, an architect specializing in LEED commercial buildings from Prairie Architects, Inc, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, visited us. LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is an international third-party rating system that recognizes best-in-class building practices focused on protecting human health and the environment. All of our buildings at Pringle Creek Community are LEED certified at the gold and platinum levels.
Our visitor read about Painters Hall, our LEED platinum, net zero energy, community center online. While visiting relatives in Salem, he insisted they take the opportunity to visit us and ...
Our latest build, the Net Zero house in John Muir Circle, is now truly a Net Zero home! SolarCity technicians installed 24 solar panels that will create an estimated 6,165 kwH of power annually. This is enough energy to offset 234,643 pounds of CO2 over 20 years, equivalent to driving a car 254,010 miles or saving 47,046 gallons of water that would be used to generate electricity.
To live in this home is certainly to live lightly! Each time you turn on the lights, the television, or use the refrigerator, you'll have the sun an your solar panels to thank, ...