Gas stoves in the news

Posted by on Aug 20, 2019 in Energy efficiency and green building, Opinions

A few weeks ago some folks in the office started talking about an article titled “Your Gas Stove is Bad for You and the Planet.” Shortly after, I shared this article from City Lab about the city of Berkeley banning natural gas in new buildings. And, while it wasn’t news to any of us that […]

Demystifying siding repair

Posted by on Jul 30, 2019 in Energy efficiency and green building

For some folks, it may seem a bit mysterious that the walls of most buildings frequently get wet, however, they don’t always rot. This blog post will shed some light on the science of why some walls rot when they get wet, and others don’t. It will also cover the steps we take to repair […]

The view from Natural Systems Design

Posted by on Jul 23, 2019 in Current projects

We recently started working in the old Blackburn building for Natural Systems Design. Needless to say, the view from the top floor is pretty amazing. Our crew is excited to be working on a commercial project in downtown Bellingham, renovating an interesting old building. The move to this project was short for alot of our […]

We adopted a trail!

Posted by on Jun 4, 2019 in Community Service

It’s fair to say that everyone at Chuckanut Builders enjoys spending time in the outdoors. How we do that varies from kayaking to gardening to climbing. Many of us also mountain bike and we’re grateful on a regular basis that Galbraith is so amazing and so close to town. In early 2019 someone floated the […]