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Green Building Catches On

At Pringle Creek Community, we’ve been doing green building since the beginning. We get that it’s where the future of building is going, and we also adhere to the highest of green building standards with every home being LEED certified. It comes as no surprise that more builders are beginning to follow these practices that we have been advocating since we were founded.   GREEN BUILDING CATCHES ON NAHB, Dodge study: Third of builders report building green on more than 60% of portfolio. BUILDER | September 27, 2017 | View original source. A new study out Wednesday from Dodge Data & Analytics and the ... Read more

EarthWISE Certification

We are proud to be awarded for EarthWISE Certification yet again, and to be among businesses and organizations in the area that uphold green standards. The Crosby Hop Farm, Salem Urban Development, Spring Valley Dairy, Straub Environmental Center, and many more were certified this year! We are leaders in sustainability, with our LEED Certified homes, our Zero Waste community and events center are all designed to be energy efficient and leave a lighter footprint on the earth. Additionally, our organic urban farm plays a huge environmental role in our community, providing healthy and nutritious, fresh food to residents, the ... Read more

Totality

Pringle Creek Community is powered by the sun, and with Salem in the path of totality, let's just say, many things are in alignment. We sell lots for your custom build that have been examined for their upmost solar potential. Combining renewable energy systems while using healthful building materials creates a home that is healthier for your family and the environment. Choosing to go solar not only makes you and your family environmentally friendly, it saves you money in the long run. Think about it, essentially the sun has been powering the world for billions of years. When in the ... Read more

Open Community Event

Pringle Creek Community is excited to host an Open Community event! In past years, residents have opened their homes to the Salem community and beyond so that people can come see what living sustainably is all about. This year, we will have a tour of resident homes, our community center and events space, historic spaces zoned for commercial use, innovative and sustainable technologies, and the urban farm. Umpqua Bank will be serving up ice cream, construction loan advice, and perhaps even some live music! Saturday, June 24th, from 1 – 4:00pm, tours will commence. These include home designs from 1,200 ... Read more

Sustainable Energy Systems

At Pringle Creek Community, we have many options available for you to make your home be more energy efficient with sustainable energy systems. Renewable energy is definitely an integral part in making your home more sustainable. Why renewable energy (of course, our first reaction to that question is Why not?!...but let's examine this further). First, what's the opposite of renewable? It's finite. That means, once the energy resource is gone, it's gone bye-bye for probably millions of years. That's a long time in dog years. Renewable energy doesn't run out because it's powered by the sun, and the sun has ... Read more
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