CLI Grand Opening8.31.12
Last Saturday, several Green Hammer folks were lucky enough to attend the Capaces Leadership Institute's Grand Opening, celebrating a truly remarkable achievement. Stephen was inspired to write about the project in his bi-monthly Daily Journal of Commerce post.
For two years, migrant farmworkers in Oregon have volunteered their time fundraising and building one of the world s most innovative commercial office buildings, free of any bank debt and with little obligation to utilities. This first example of a Passive House office building to seek certification in the United States is the new home for the Capaces Leadership Institute (CLI). Not only is this an outstanding achievement, it s a reminder to us all in the industry about what sustainability truly means. Read more...