Here is the latest magazine article about Pringle Creek Community.
It is in a special issue of Environmental Design + Construction magazine, their annual “LEED” issue. The article focuses on Pringle Creek’s LEED Platinum (and award-winning) Cottage Home.
SDI went all out for the first house completed at the development, known as the Learning Home. It was the first house in the Pacific Northwest to earn LEED Platinum certification and just the sixth in the country. It earned 103 points, which was, as of June 2007, a record. The house also won a silver EnergyValue Housing Award in the Custom home category at the February 2008 ceremony in Orlando.The Learning Home, a “cottage style” house (other styles in the development include row homes, live/work studio lofts, single family homes, attached houses and “tall” houses), is currently being monitored for performance by the Oregon Department of Energy.
The article is also available online in “magazine format.” Click here and see that the front cover is the elegant photo below of the Cottage House, taken by professional photographer Visko Hatfield. The article is pages 108 to 116 (in the “LEED Guide” part of the magazine). To get there quick, put your cursor in the page number at the top (0/148) and type in “108” and you’ll go right to it.