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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

Mother Earth News

Pringle Creek Community has been featured in Mother Earth News! Kurt Jacobson writes about PCC's history, Colleen Owen's brilliant urban farming skills and educational organic gardening series coming up in spring, and the beauty of building green homes with vast amounts of green space for a healthier lifestyle. Jonathan Schachter, a resident of PCC and our Development Director also expands upon how energy efficient his own home is, even during the hottest months of summer. Read the article for more information on how Pringle Creek Community may serve as an example for developers across North America: Pringle Creek: A New ... Read more

Top 25 beautiful US cities to live in

Pringle Creek community is located right in the heart of the Willamette Valley, in Salem, Oregon. Salem has just been listed alongside places like San Francisco and Boston as one of the top 25 beautiful US cities to live in if you enjoy spending time in nature. Our community values nature and has over a 1/3 of it dedicated to green space that harbors orchards, tree-lined paths along the creek, and a community garden to name a few. Tanza Loudenback | July 9, 2016 View original source at Business Insider 25 Beautiful US Cities to Live in if You Love Spending Time ... Read more

Pringle Creek Community featured in The Power of Zero

At Pringle Creek Community, we embrace sustainable practices that produce net zero solutions. Sharing innovative approaches with the greater community creates a more diverse conversation for these sustainable solutions to emerge. The International Living Future Institute has written an article about the new book called, The Power of Zero: Learning from the World's Leading Net Zero Energy Buildings. This book features net zero projects from across the nation including the Zero Cottage in San Francisco, Smith College's Bechtel Environmental Classroom in Whatley, Massachusetts, as well as our very own Painters Hall at Pringle Creek Community. The Power of Zero book describes ... Read more
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