green building services

Chuckanut Builders is a general contractor that specializes in green building; making homes more durable, healthy, efficient, and comfortable.

integrated design integrated design

Integrated design means that we are involved from the beginning of your project and help you assemble your design team.  Integrated designs’ primary value is the fact that the details are sorted out before we start building.  This ensures that the final project is what you’d hoped for and that your budget is used wisely.  Integrated design also reduces design and […]

green building green building

The focus of our work is major residential remodels, tenant improvement projects and custom new homes in Bellingham’s core neighborhoods.  Because we’re green builders, we are selective about the materials we source and all of our projects include high performance building techniques. Many of our clients also love that we use an online project management system to […]

building performance building performance

As green builders and building performance nerds we are constantly pushing the bar. We do this because high performance buildings are more comfortable, durable, efficient and healthy; and these are qualities that our clients want in their homes.  A few components of high performance green buildings include: adequate insulation, air sealing, ventilation, rain screen details and a durable […]

recent news

A tidy jobsite

Posted by on Aug 27, 2015 in Opinions | No Comments

I love seeing this when I walk on a jobsite! It’s important that everyone knows where to find a few key items on any job; namely the first aid kit, fire extinguisher, plans, permits and the term sheet. Having it all in one central location is key, thanks Tyson for keeping it all in order.

Film is Truth is moving…and we’re helping!

Posted by on Aug 20, 2015 in Current projects, Local business partners | No Comments

Early this week we started working on the new Film is Truth space and we’re pretty excited about it. Film is Truth is a locally owned and operated DVD, Blu-ray, and VHS rental store. The Public Market feels like the perfect new home for Film is Truth. We will be working on the space for a couple […]

Ready for the Jamboree!

Posted by on Aug 6, 2015 in Community Events | No Comments

The youngest builders are decked out in new swag for the Subdued Stringboard Jamboree. Thanks to Shew Design and Blank Studios for the awesome illustration and t-shirt design. See you at the Jamboree!



what people are saying

Thank you for the tender care given to our “big blue house.” Mike gave even the tiniest details his full attention. Your crew provided such high quality workmanship keeping the character of our turn-of-the-century building. Thank you!

- Carla Hasche, Executive Director of the Whatcom Center for Early Learning

You have lead a great team of people to complete the project and we have enjoyed our opportunity to meet so many wonderful members of our community.

- Carol and David Smith

We have been so impressed with the quality of work, ethical standards and competency of the crew at Chuckanut Builders. My husband, Alan Rosen, who has worked in the trade for 40 years has the highest regard for their workmanship and high standards. We highly recommend this sterling company.

- Lindy Early-Rosen