Browsing the "Portland" Tag

Oregon Future Energy Conference

April 2nd, 2014 | by Dawn Killough

In its eighth year, the Oregon Future Energy Conference is the place to be on Earth Day.  The all-day conference, presented [&hellip


Net Zero Building Relies on Occupants

September 23rd, 2010 | by Dawn Killough

Can peer pressure among tenants keep energy use to a minimum? One projects looks to find out as they attempt to be the first net zero multi-family residential project in the nation


Sometimes “Going Green” is Obvious

August 5th, 2010 | by Dawn Killough

A sustainable design team from the U.S. is helping officials in Guadalajara, Mexico build a green museum. They are imparting some of the wisdom gathered from over fifteen years of green building in Portland, Oregon


Historic Portland Hotel Gets New Green Look

August 15th, 2008 | by Dawn Killough

The historic Heathman Hotel, in downtown Portland, Oregon, recently gave its bathrooms a new, green look. The project is a continuation of the hotel's commitment to sustainability and the local economy


Green Homes Made Affordable

June 10th, 2008 | by Kristin Dispenza

“When will I find a green home in my price range?” It’s a question often heard from sustainability devotees who have [&hellip


Married with Children… in the City

December 25th, 2007 | by Kristin Dispenza

Communities full of “McMansions” seem to be everywhere these days, and they have plenty of buyers standing at the ready. [&hellip


Lloyd Crossing Sets a New Standard

December 11th, 2007 | by Kristin Dispenza

Portland has been recognized for decades as a leader in urban planning. Today its progressive philosophies are being applied to [&hellip



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