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Green Building Model

You don't have to be a celebrity to live green, but it's definitely fun to read up on what innovative building is happening out in the world. Leonardo DiCaprio has been promoting sustainable living for awhile, and now putting his efforts in creating a LEED Certified hotel to serve as a model for green building. Just like the model that DiCaprio is serving up, we have been a model for innovation and green building since the beginning. We believe in taking innovative approaches and using them to build homes that are healthy and also beautiful. What is the dream ... Read more

Stoller Family Estate LEEDing BCorp

It’s B-Corp month, and guess what? We are happy to see other B-Corps in the Willamette Valley strutting their stuff. B-Corps are businesses that go through a rigorous assessment of standards assuring that the business operates to improve the life of workers, community, and environment. Pringle Creek Community is a certified B-Corp. Our homes are LEED certified, and we have the first LEED Platinum community center in the nation. Stoller Family Estate also champions sustainability with the first LEED Gold winery in the world. Cheers to being a part of the B-Corp family and leading the way for more businesses who do ... Read more

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

Harness Energy Live Healthy

How do you harness all the wonderful energy that's going on at Pringle Creek Community? It's one of the healthiest communities in the nation in part due to our green building standards, which are LEED Certified Silver and above. With LEED Certified homes nestled into 32 acres with over a 1/3 of the community dedicated to shared green space that includes an urban farm and a relaxing creek, this urban oasis is great for healthy living for you and your family. LEED Certification is awarded based on a compilation of points generated from sorts of things like using energy efficient ... 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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