To serve as the driving force for environmentally sound design, construction, and development practices in Washington’s cities and communities.
Built Green will be the norm for residential new construction and remodeling, with the majority of permitted projects obtaining certification.
The conservation of resources leads to financial benefits and a higher quality of life, and helps ensure access to those resources by future generations. Built Green’s actions are guided by the aim of protecting and enhancing the ecological richness of our communities.
MARKET FOCUS -
Built Green believes the market can act as a powerful force to improve environmental and health outcomes. As such, we encourage voluntary green building incentives that will help shift the market, making green building truly profitable for all rather than simply forced.
Often, those most impacted by environmental issues are those who have historically been marginalized. Built Green strives to cultivate relationships and strategic partnerships with diverse stakeholders in our community to better enhance the sustainability of our region for all of its inhabitants.
EXCELLENCE BY EXAMPLE -
Demonstrating excellence inspires others to follow suit. Built Green seeks to serve as an example of continuous improvement, innovation and effectiveness to its members and the community at large.