Monthly Archives: May 2011

All three of them really listened to me

Jacobs Heating and Cooling installed a complete hydronic heating system in my home at 1542 SE 36th Ave, Portland OR to replace an old boiler that had been there for nearly 100 years. They did an excellent job, from designing and fabricating the components and system according to my needs and what I wanted, through […]

Code Supports Builders Using Passive Standard

By Lee Van Der Voo, Sustainable Business Oregon

Supports of the passive trend achieved a landmark in Oregon this month when a committee charged with drafting the state’s building code adopted a standard recognizing passive house construction.

The Oregon Reach Code Committee, a group that develops Oregon’s building code three years in advance of its implementation, adopted […]