Green Building


08 May Onsite Water Treatment

Water usage and re-usage is a crucial component of the Desert Rain House, as well as being a key factor in the home meeting the Living Building Challenge (green certification).  This home is incredibly unique, not just in Bend, Oregon, but also in any urban...

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Building a Green Home on Lot 23

13 Feb Building a Green Home with Earth Advantage

As green builders, we’re dedicated to building sustainable and efficient homes in Bend, OR. Take, for example, the spec home currently under construction on Lot 23 in Tetherow. While we don’t know who will live in this house yet, we know that we want them...

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27 Oct Green Building: Forest Stewardship Council Award

Green Building in Bend, Oregon received another boost - Desert Rain has won the 2013 Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Award (residential) and we’re proud to be the builder involved with this project. Wood is a significant part of the winning combination of elements that bring Desert...

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