We don’t have to use a sprinkler system or use City water to irrigate because we designed our landscaping around drought-resistant native plants. After all, Oregon has a lot of greenery that’s watered just by the rain, so why can’t the yards of our homes be the same?
It rains in Oregon, yet we typically water our plants with tap water. Here’s a better way…
Our heat pump is one of the most efficient on the market. Learn more about how we located the ducts and heat pump to be even more efficient.
Ahhh… Cuthbert Amphitheater in Eugene, Pink Martini in concert and redwood benches. What does that have to do with this video? Watch it and find out…
Using water-efficient faucets, shower heads, and even toilets can conserve our natural resources. Watch and learn about some of the ways we accomplish this in theSAGE.
I’ve been an advocate for solar since my college days at the University of Oregon. And, the name of our firm, “Arbor South” came from our commitment to solar from the beginning. So you can imagine this episode is one of my favorite aspects of our home.
An abundance of natural light help save on electricity costs during the day and overall, simply makes the living spaces more pleasant places to be.
Sealing a home against air leakage is one of the most critical aspects of energy-efficiency. See how our house is sealed to control leakage and how we bring in fresh air.
Our flooring is unique and completely reclaimed and recycled. Find out more at Sustainable Flooring’s website. We used the Showercork, and Reclaimed Wood.