Migrant workers built one of the most sustainable buildings in the U.S

August 30, 2012-Stephen Aiguier, The Daily Blog (djcoregon.com)

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.

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