Advanced Composting Systems generously provided us with a discount on our Phoenix composting toilet, which will greatly reduce our water needs (flushing the toilet accounts for 26.7% of a family's annual water usage).
All valves in the house are LEAD FREE and generously provided by Apollo Valves.
AudioSource has generously donated their time and the necessary equipment to make our home audio sound great *and* consume much less power than typical systems.
Benson generously donated the hardware and helped us out with the price of the oversized shop door.
BTL Liners generously donated the polypropylene liner for our nearly 10,000 gallon cistern, which will collect the rain for the house's entire water supply.
Collins has generously donated the locally grown, FSC-pure plantation Pacific Albus wood paneling that will be used for interior wall finishes.
Ecos Paints has supplied us with a generous discount on their organic,VOC free & entirely non-toxic paints and varnishes.
Gary's Vacuflo generously helped us with the pricing on our in-house vacuum system, which will greatly contribute to the Indoor Air Quality.
Timber Pro provided sealants for our wood siding as well as stains for our wooden walls on the interior.
Green Glue generously donated sound clips and Green Glue to provide sound isolation for the bedrooms - if we're going live as 2.5 families it makes sense that certain rooms provide sanctuary.
Kidde generously donated their sleek looking smoke alarms and fire extinguishers for the house.
Lo's Contracting provided us a generous discount on the drywall.
Supreme Perlite generously helped us with the pricing of the perlite insulation under our floor slab.
RMax generously provided us a discount on the insulation of our R-40 walls.
Protecto Wrap generously provided all the Self Adhered Membrane for our air barrier and drainage board for our green roof.
Seisco has generously provided their RA-32 Electric Tankless Water Heater, which will efficiently provide hot water for the whole house.
Smarthome has generously provided all the dimmer switches (2477D), which paired with our open-source home automation system (developed in partnership with Portland State University's EE Dept.) will allow us to dim light levels based on available ambient light and turn off lights when occupancy is zero. Smarthome also donated outlets (2473SWH) which will allow us to turn on and off appliances helping to eliminate phantom loads.
Stego Industries generously donated the vapor barrier under the concrete slab.
Trillium has generously donated their services to mill our interior wood paneling and laminate the interior wooden stair treads.
Viridian provided us with a generous discount on the tropical salvage wood used throughout the project.
Willamette Roofing helped install our standing seam metal roof, which is white in order to reflect the sun rather than absorb it (thus mitigating the urban heat island effect).
Zehnder provided our super efficient Novus 350 HRV (Heat Recovery Ventilator).