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 […]

Grants available for Toward Net Zero retrofits in Bellingham!

Toward Net Zero retrofits If you’ve been on the fence about  doing a deep energy retrofit now is the time to get off of that fence! The Community Energy Challenge is looking for three homes to complete deep energy retrofits on. And, they’ll help pay for it. The Toward Net Zero Energy program is pilot project coordinated […]