Building an ADU in Bellingham 101

Posted by on Jun 22, 2018 in Opinions

Accessory dwelling units (ADUs) have been a source of opinionated conversations in the Bellingham building community for the past few years, and for good reason. The Bellingham City Council recently approved all styles of ADUs in single family zones city-wide after a multi-year process of professional analysis, public comments, and planning committee meetings. Although this […]

Welcome Greta to the crew!

Posted by on Jun 13, 2018 in Opinions

Hiring is rarely a fast process at Chuckanut Builders. We put a lot of thought and energy into hiring and it shows. Our crew is awesome. We have narrowed in on a few details that make all the difference when hiring and cultivating a great crew. First and foremost is cultural fit. Closely followed by […]

Welcoming Leilani Jambor to the crew

Posted by on Apr 19, 2018 in Opinions

Leilani Jambor recently joined our crew as a Project Coordinator. We’re so excited to have her on our team!┬áLeilani recently relocated to Bellingham from Portland and is already proving to be an incredible asset. Leilani has a strong background in the construction industry. She previously worked as a Project Engineer at R&H Construction, a large […]

Green Building trends to watch for in 2018

Posted by on Jan 12, 2018 in Opinions

Trends to look for in green building in 2018 include health, building resilience and modular and prefab construction. This, coupled with updates to green building standards, codes and rating systems will likely make 2018 a noteworthy year for green building. I compiled the list below from a handful of our favorite, trusted green building sites. […]