Buying local

Posted by on Jun 15, 2017 in Local business partners

The focus of our business is building a resilient, sustainable community by bolstering the local economy and embracing innovation. To do this we have created permanent, livable-wage employment in Bellingham; we work almost exclusively with local manufacturers and vendors; collaborate with small local businesses through peer groups; serve as board members on local non-profits and […]

We ♥ you Bellingham!

Posted by on Oct 14, 2016 in Local business partners

Best of the Northwest Every October for the past five years we’ve felt some serious Bellingham love. This year was no different. Bellingham Alive just announced the winners of their Best of the Northwest contest. Chuckanut Builders won the best builder category. But the B’ham love goes far beyond that. So many local business that we love […]

A tour of Retrotec

Posted by on Jul 13, 2016 in Local business partners

Local blower door and duct testing manufacturer! We recently learned that Retrotec, a blower door and duct testing manufacturing company, is located in Everson. We had no idea! As a building performance contractor committed to buying local we were shocked we’d never met the folks at Retrotec. We quickly set to remedying it. We are […]

The mechanical advantage

Posted by on Apr 12, 2016 in Current projects, Local business partners

One of our crews got a helpful lift today from Jeff at Precision Crane. They set three beams, the largest one was 32′ long – 2′ tall and weighed 1100 pounds! Thank goodness for mechanical advantage!