Defining green building

Posted by on Jan 31, 2019 in Energy efficiency and green building

Green building is a concept that begins with the premise that the build environment has a profound impact on the building’s inhabitants and the natural environment. The goal of green building is to magnify the positive effects of the building while mitigating the negative effects. There are many different elements of this building method, however at […]

Are you asking enough of your home?

Posted by on Jan 8, 2019 in Energy efficiency and green building

Your home already does a lot for you – it provides shelter, one of the basic human needs, as well as countless other benefits. A home is a place to live, study, work or connect with family and friends. We may cook and eat meals, pursue hobbies, store sentimental items, and find respite in our […]

Happy, happy, merry, merry

Posted by on Dec 7, 2018 in Opinions

As 2018 draws to a close, we want to wish you a meaningful and jolly holiday season as well as invite you to join us in a moment of reflection. This year brought a hodgepodge of laughter, community-building, joys, challenges and moments of despair. Through it all, however, we learned, grew, supported each other and […]

Business support for I-1631

Posted by on Oct 22, 2018 in Local business partners, Opinions

Eighteen Bellingham-based construction industry businesses joined Chuckanut Builders and a growing list of over 100 Washington-based businesses to announce their support for I-1631, Washington’s Clean Air and Clean Energy initiative. Businesses include general contractors, architects and designers, engineering firms, painters, plumbers, and heating and ventilation specialists. According to Jenny Rae, Communications Director of Chuckanut Builders […]