Last Build Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2013 23:58:48 +0000
Fri, 25 Jan 2013 23:52:50 +0000Excellent line-up of green building movers & shakers! This should be good! As energy costs continue to rise, the almost-off-the-grid house proves its worth: Taking energy from the grid when necessary (and returning any excess it produces), it functions on a fraction of the energy required by most houses—and can be more comfortable, healthy, and
Fri, 13 Apr 2012 23:23:48 +0000There is no better way to celebrate Earth Day weekend then to get an up close and personal look at what people are doing to green up their homes around the Puget Sound! The 2012 Seattle Green Home Tour, hosted by the Northwest EcoBuilding Guild, takes place April 21 & 22 from 10am – 4pm
Sat, 17 Sep 2011 02:04:23 +0000On September 29, 2008, the Down Jones Industrial Average fell 777 points, the economic crisis and Great Recession started, and they broke ground on the zHome project in Issaquah. Now, three years later, the project is complete and the units are open to the public! The zHome project is spearheaded by the City of Issaquah,
Thu, 08 Sep 2011 07:02:02 +000010 projects x 10 slides x 10 minutes! That’s the secret for a fun-filled, high-energy evening of presentations by some of Seattle’s best green home designers and builders. Hosted by the Seattle Chapter of the Northwest EcoBuilding Guild, and emceed by Patti Southard of the King County Green Tools Program, this year’s Green Building Slam
Wed, 31 Aug 2011 21:55:10 +0000Seattle green builder Sloan Ritchie of Cascade Built just unveiled his company’s latest single-family project – one of the city’s first modern prefab modular LEED Platinum homes. In the the heart of Seattle’s Madison Valley neighborhood, and next door to the company’s acclaimed “Alley House” built in 2008, this project will be dubbed the Alley
Tue, 23 Aug 2011 22:00:59 +0000Passive House Northwest will host a day-long conference on Multi-Family, Commercial, and Industrial Passive House projects. Certified Passive House Consultants and other interested professionals will be gathering to attend both introductory and advanced presentations, connect with each other, and meet with manufacturers and distributors of high performance building products. Speakers from the Passive House community
Fri, 01 Jul 2011 00:34:47 +0000City of Seattle joins local businesses to form unique public-private partnership to increase energy efficiency of commercial buildings Mayor Mike McGinn joined former President Bill Clinton and U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu in Chicago today for the announcement that Seattle is one of three cities selected to be an early partner in President
Fri, 22 Apr 2011 00:29:46 +0000Home Energy Savings Tips ++ Earth Day 50% Discount for Home Energy Audit With Earth Day coming up on Friday, April 22 – nearly everyone in environmentally friendly Seattle will be finding ways to show our appreciation for Mother Earth. But here’s an idea you may not have considered – some tips on how you
Tue, 22 Mar 2011 20:06:45 +0000INSPIRATION, EDUCATION & SOLUTIONS! Sat & Sun, April 16 & 17, 2011, 10am – 4pm The Seattle Chapter of the Northwest EcoBuilding Guild invites you to their 1st annual Seattle Green Home Tour, featuring tour sites in and around Seattle (King & Snohomish Counties). The Seattle Green Home Tour, which is free and open to
Fri, 04 Mar 2011 00:38:41 +0000RAINWISE: INSTALLING RAIN GARDENS AND CISTERNS Training for Contractors and Design Professionals Working in Seattle Repeat of November 2010 course – back by popular demand. FREE, for building and landscape professionals only – register early! Tuesday April 26th, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM NHS Hall, UW Center for Urban Horticulture, Seattle – registration & coffee
Wed, 02 Mar 2011 22:26:48 +0000Local company takes on the huge need for a paint recycling solution. Free 100% post-consumer recycled paint available for the community.
Tue, 08 Feb 2011 08:09:00 +0000Community celebration of Bertschi School's Science Wing to take place on February 11
Wed, 12 Jan 2011 10:02:00 +0000The 300-square foot eco-friendly, energy efficient, and green living modular residence also known as the "Mini-B", is now on display in Seattle.
Thu, 02 Dec 2010 09:08:00 +0000Witness the assembly of Seattle's first LEED Platinum (targeting certification) modular home. Transported via truck from the factory in Idaho, six boxes (measuring 12' wide, 20' long and 16' high) will be installed one-at-a-time by crane onto the foundation, forming this demonstration home.
Thu, 04 Nov 2010 09:32:00 +0000Seattle Launches Priority Green Expedited Permitting for Residential, Multifamily and Commercial Projects