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Built by Blue Sound Construction, designed by MaKe Design, photos by Alex Hayden
  • Built Green 2017: A Year in Review

    Posted on Jan 31, 2018 in:
    • Built Green
    2017 was another big year for Built Green! From certifications to ground-breaking research to elevating our influence per the 2017 MBAKS vision, we got a lot done with the help of our members and partners. Let’s take a look at the year in review!
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  • Spotlight on the Built Green Net Zero Energy Label

    Posted on Jan 17, 2018 in:
    • Built Green
    • Built Green News
    In October 2017, Built Green launched its new Net Zero Energy Label, which had been announced to much excitement a month prior at the Built Green Conference. So, what exactly is this label, what does it mean, and how does a project obtain it? Read on!
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  • Karl Pauly's 5-Star Issaquah Home

    Posted on Jan 3, 2018 in:
    • Case Studies
    • Built Green
    A new home custom built by the owners in downtown Issaquah blazes the trail for advanced performance and Built Green® 5-Star certification under the City of Issaquah's expedited permit incentive program. The home was designed and built to give the owners decades of great comfort and ridiculously low energy costs.
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