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  • Dwell Development: 5-Star Net Zero Energy Homes

    Posted on May 4, 2021 in:
    • Case Studies
    Along a few blocks on Bagley Ave. N there are three new Built Green 5-Star certified homes designed with energy efficiency in mind, as well as homeowner comfort. All of Dwell’s projects include triple-pane windows, double 2x4 walls, and heat recovery ventilators (HRVs).
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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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