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Bend couple still seeks to build self-sustaining green home by Kate Ramsayer/ the Bulletin Editor’s note: Tom Elliott and Barbara Scott invited The Bulletin to follow their green-building project from start to finish, to share their goals, decisions, costs, concerns, problems and achievements, and to be an...

The Shevlin House incorporates a highly energy efficient and green building system - SIPs (Structural Insulated Panels) and they are being installed today! SIPs are one of the most airtight and well insulated building systems available- using less energy to heat and cool, allowing for better control over...

Ghost Wood siding is being installed as an alternative wood product to reclaimed wood and barn wood.  Ghost Wood is a product that resembles reclaimed wood, while preserving our historic monuments - utilizing dead standing timber and preserving our Ghost Towns. ...

Moore Climate Control is installing the ground loop tubing for the Geothermal Heat Pump System with the help of our excavator McKernan Enterprises.  Ground source heat is a central heating and/or cooling system that pumps heat to or from the ground. It uses the earth as...

The ICF is being 'stacked' and the form of the house is becoming apparent.  These large, hollow blocks are stacked and filled with reinforcing bar and concrete.  Homes built with ICF exterior walls require an estimated 44% less energy to heat and 32% less energy to...

Timberline Construction of Bend is a member of the US Green Building Council, a participant in Energy Star and Earth Advantage programs, we have an Earth Advantage® certified Sustainable Home Professional on our staff, and we are actively working to implement LEED principals in our building...