June, 2016

Recipe: A Taste of Oregon in Every Bite

Recipe: A Taste of Oregon in Every Bite

  Article by Yvonne Gill, a former expat now embracing the burbs of Portland. In a quaint Victorian home on the road to Oregon’s esteemed wine country sits a foodie’s quintessential mecca where chic and organically palatable intertwine. Approaching Mother Nature to inspire their menu, chefs illustrate their garden’s bounty in a presentation worthy of an exhibit. Their […]

Oregon Builder Goes all in for High Performing Homes

Oregon Builder Goes all in for High Performing Homes

We recently had an opportunity to interview Joshua Salinger of Birdsmouth Construction about Passive home building and how it can provide Oregon homes a rigorous level of energy efficiency. Q: I understand you are certified Passive House Builder. What are the design principles of passive building? A: Passive House is the world’s most energy efficient building certification. As such […]