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Modern Cottage in Portland’s Forest Park

December 19, 2013 10:59 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Nestled just above Forest Park is one of Winsome Construction’s latest homes. Forest Park is one of the United States larges urban parks. The park boasts more than 5,100 acres filled with second-growth and old-growth timber, and over 70 miles of recreational trails. It is host to over 112 bird species and 60 mammal species.... Read More

Big Energy Savings From Solar City

December 12, 2013 4:37 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Get a new home that saves you money with cleaner, more affordable energy. As a Solar City provider, Winsome Construction has been approved by Solar City to market their product and programs to our home owners. If a house has plenty of south-facing roof area or has an open area on the ground with southern... Read More

Why Land Surveys are Crucial to your Building Project

November 20, 2013 9:41 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Land surveying is a necessary and important step of the building process. The first survey should be completed prior to plans being drawn to confirm corners of the lot, elevation changes, trees and existing structures. An additional survey should be completed before construction begins to locate the corners of the house, and to make sure setbacks... Read More

What is a Net Zero Energy Home?

November 7, 2013 9:33 pm Published by Comments Off on What is a Net Zero Energy Home?

Zero Net Energy Homes or Zero Energy Homes, sometimes referred to as ZEHs, are green homes that are built very airtight, are highly insulated, and utilize highly efficient appliances, heating and lighting, so their energy use is minimal. Once all aspects of the home are made as energy efficient as possible, they utilize solar photovoltaic... Read More

Winsome Team Supports the See Ya Later Foundation by participating in their 13th annual Scott Banke Memorial Golf Tournament

August 5, 2013 11:06 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The atmosphere was festive as the golfers took to the greens at the See Ya Later Foundation’s 13th Annual Golf Tournament on Saturday at Michelbook Country Club in McMinnville, Oregon.  The brilliant sunshine matched the high spirits of participants who turned out to support this amazing organization.   Among the golfers were Winsome’s Shan Stassens and... Read More