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ICF Homes Around Oregon

August 7, 2010 2:09 pm Published by Comments Off on ICF Homes Around Oregon

Winsome Construction is an Oregon green builder with an impressive portfolio of ICF construction homes. One of its projects, the Stonehaven townhomes, is a great example of how ICF construction can be cost-effective for different types of residential dwellings. Priced at $200-230 per sq ft, these town homes feature energy efficient technologies, including radiant floor... Read More

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Green from the Ground Up

September 19, 2009 2:17 pm Published by Comments Off on Green from the Ground Up

It’s a challenge to figure out the relative merits of new technology, and balance appealing, sustainable, earth-friendly practices with family-friendly budgets, according to Shan and Wendy Stassens of McMinnville, owners of Winsome Construction. But they said more and more local builders are taking up that challenge, and the Green Builders Guild is helping them with... Read More

Playschool Raffling Off Playhouse

December 13, 2008 2:21 pm Published by Comments Off on Playschool Raffling Off Playhouse

A children’s playhouse, constructed by Winsome Homes of McMinnville, will be presented to the holder of the winning ticket in a fundraiser for the McMinnville Playschool. The 6-by-8-foot wooden playhouse, featuring a porch, white-framed windows, entryway and pitched roof, is on display in front of Hopscotch Toys & Games, 103 S.E. Baker St. Raffle tickets... Read More

Bids Sought on Gingerbread Creation

December 28, 2006 2:26 pm Published by Comments Off on Bids Sought on Gingerbread Creation

The McMinnville Downtown Association is taking bids on a child-size gingerbread cottage being auctioned off as a joint fundraiser for the association and Habitat for Humanity. On display in the U.S. Bank plaza, the playhouse was built by Winsome Homes of McMinnville. The minimum bid is $1,000. Bids can be placed inside the bank until... Read More