The Green Home Tour Was a Big Success!
Thanks to the more than 1,000 guests who attended the fourth annual Northwest Green Home Tour last Saturday. Some incredible homes were on display, and visitors reported learning a lot and having a great experience.
If you were able to attend the tour, please take a few moments to fill out this brief survey.
A special thanks goes to Greenhome Solutions, Natural Awakenings, King County GreenTools, RainWise and our other fantastic sponsors.
Check out some photos from the event.
with Built Green and the Northwest EcoBuilding Guild
May 7, Seattle
6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Celebrate the green building industry at the Spring Party with Built Green and the Northwest EcoBuilding Guild at The Palladium at Hale’s Brewery & Pub in Seattle. Don’t miss out! This festive event will include music, food, drink, games and Northwest Green Home Tour award announcements! Space is limited, so sign up now!
The Empower Happy Hour
May 29, Seattle
What is the Empower Happy Hour?
Green Canopy created the Empower Happy Hour Series to highlight organizations doing cool things that align with their mission. The Empower Happy Hour is an occasional get-together that occurs over libations and is designed for having fun, catch ing up, comparing notes and advancing discussion. Our co-hosts for the second event in our series are Built Green and The Cascadia Green Building Council. The Charitable Sponsor for the Empower Happy Hour is 1st Security Bank, who has kindly donated $500 to each of our co-hosts.
12 Steps to Net-Zero Energy
June 13, Bellevue
The 12 Steps to Net-Zero Energy class will explore the 12 essential steps to designing and building a net-zero-energy home. Specific cookbook-style methods for achieving the most cost-effective net-zero energy or Positive NRG™ home you can build in our climate zone will be covered. These tried-and-true methods can help to elevate your projects above others in your market area. These are the homes of the future, and the future is now!
An introductory 10-minute video covering the 12 steps is available for viewing at zero-energyplans.com.
Redfin Home Buying Class: New Construction & Green Homes
May 15, Ballard
6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Thinking about buying a green home or new construction?
This free class, hosted by local Redfin Listing Agent Sabrina Booth and Green Canopy Home's CEO Aaron Fairchild, will help you uncover the mysteries of buying green and new construction homes. We'll answer your questions and get you on track to purchasing your new home! Plus, enjoy dinner and drinks on us!
| New Certifications
Steve Burnstead Construction for certifying three single-family homes in Redmond as 4-Star Built Green.
Block II LLC for certifying six single-family townhomes in Seattle as 4-Star Built Green.
Greenleaf Construction Inc for certifying two single-family townhomes in Seattle as 4-Star Built Green.
Isola Homes for certifying eight single-family homes in Seattle as 3-Star Built Green.
Domus Homes, LLC for certifying six single-family townhomes in Seattle as 4-Star Built Green.
| New Members
Are you a member of Built Green and the Master Builders Association? If so, your company is designated with a small, green tree on the Master Builders Association's website, which signifies you as a Built Green member. Your company is also listed on the Built Green website.
Welcome to our newest member companies!
Bobby Wolford Trucking & Salvage Inc
Grand Land Construction Group
Board & Vellum
Mark Griffin & Scott Griffin Enterprises
Benjamin Ryan Communities
Fazzolari Custom Homes & Renovations
RUDD Development Co.