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  • Now Accepting Built Green Conference Session Submissions

    Posted on Apr 23, 2021 in:
    • Built Green News
    We are planning our annual Built Green Conference, presented by King County GreenTools, and we invite YOU to submit a proposal for a breakout session! Proposals are due June 9. This year’s conference theme is Equitable Futures. After spending over a year isolated by social distancing, witnessing the unjust disparities faced by our BIPOC community members, and now the hope brought on by COVID-19 vaccine distribution, we are filled with a renewed sense of purpose.
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  • McGraw 4-Star Condo Remodel

    Posted on Apr 6, 2021 in:
    • Case Studies
    Like many condo remodels, the builder of this 4-Star project faced many HOA hurdles. Building envelope upgrades, like adding insulation or installing new windows, were off the table, but the builder was still able to reduce the unit’s overall energy consumption by over 30%.
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  • RW Anderson: 5-Star Queen Anne Custom Home

    Posted on Mar 3, 2021 in:
    • Case Studies
    On the hills of Queen Anne is a new, modern, 5-star single family house. The siding, a combination of shou sugi ban and metal siding, is arranged in geometric patterns that draw your eyes towards the cantilevered floors. On one side, the floor above covers the carport. On the other, floor-to-ceiling windows allow you to see straight through to the waters of Elliot Bay.
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