The Columbia Basin Student Homebuilders Program invites community and industry partners to an open-house for its first student-built home. The home viewing will be Monday, March 2, from 3:30 pm to 6:00 pm at the home site, 895 W Angus Ct., adjacent to Armand Larive Middle School. The student workers, program advisor, and district representatives

On Wednesday, February 25th, students from the Columbia Basin Student Homebuilders Program were welcomed by Representative Greg Smith at the Oregon State Capitol.  The program was featured as a model Career and Technical Education Program.

Utilizing a double layer model of polyurethane spray foam and fiberglass batt roll insulation, Randy Moulton of Mr. Insulation has raised the R-value to R26 for the exterior walls, over the R21 code rating. R-value is the measure of thermal resistance; it depends on a solid material’s resistance to conductive heat transfer. The higher value