Habitat For Humanity Breaks Ground

EUGENE, Ore. — Habitat for Humanity is breaking the ground on its 51st home in the Eugene-Springfield area. Albert Millard and his daughter will move into the home once construction is complete. Saturday morning around 50 people gathered for a ceremonial groundbreaking. It included Millard’s family and friends and volunteers with Habitat for Humanity. Anyone … Continue reading »

Habitat For Humanity Dedicates 50th Home

EUGENE, Ore. — It was a big milestone Saturday for a local non-profit. The Eugene-Springfield Habitat for Humanity dedicated the 50th home that they’ve built in the community. The home went to Chelsea Burglund, a single mother with two young children. Burglund has been working with Habitat for Humanity for the past two years. After … Continue reading »

Good Earth Show Moves In

EUGENE, Ore. — If you’re looking to live a more green lifestyle, you’re in luck this weekend. The Good Earth Home, Living and Gardening Show starts Friday at the Lane County Fairgrounds. Tuesday was move-in day for the organizers. A new surprise for the 2013 show is giant sculptures made entirely of trash that washed … Continue reading »

Passive Home’s Energy Efficiency Tested

EUGENE, Ore. — The first multi-family passive house in the state was tested Friday for its energy efficiency. The home is in Eugene as part of low-income housing. The test done Friday will confirm the designers and builders are on track to achieve a super-energy efficient rating. “It’s so extreme that we’re actually testing it … Continue reading »