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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

Healthy Homes

Our homes are inspired by nature and its healthful benefits. Pringle Creek Community is one of the healthiest communities in the country, with a location in the 2nd healthiest city in the nation, Salem, Oregon. Building with healthful materials, keeping energy efficiency in mind, and providing a shared dedicated green space for residents to thrive are just some of the reasons we champion green living along with an overall healthy lifestyle. Our healthful homes are built with low VOC (volatile organic compounds) that reduce or completely eliminate chemical off-gassing that occurs in run of the mill paint, flooring, and ... Read more

ADU Demand

Pringle Creek Community has many  different home options for your family to explore. We have Pringle Creek designs  and various other ways of customizing a home that fits you and your families lifestyle.  In fact, we have the capability of building ADUs (Accessory Dwelling Units) in Salem. ADUs can provide more space for you and your extended family or perhaps a rental that will help with your mortgage payments. ADU demand in Portland is increasing, and the trend is making its way to our fine capitol. Be one of the first to build an ADU in Salem at Pringle Creek ... Read more

Why Build an ADU?

At Pringle Creek Community, we see the benefits of being flexible. We have many Pringle Creek design build concepts to choose from, and the best part is, that there's room for modification, or even starting literally from the ground up with a completely new vision of what home should look like. That's why we want to spread the word on our capability of building ADUs (accessory dwelling units) in Salem. Why build an ADU? There are many reasons that lead families to build an ADU along with their primary home. Allowing more room for flexibility is one of them. ... Read more
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