Women in the construction industry

Posted by on Feb 19, 2019 in Community Events, Opinions

I was really excited when I first spoke with Kevin Coleman about the Women in Building series. The construction industry is one of the most male-dominated industries in the country, with women accounting for only 9% of the workforce. I, for one, would love to see that change!

NW Ecobuilding Guild Green Building Slam

After years of attending green building conferences we’re moving from the audience to the stage! In early November we are presenting at the Northwest Green Building Slam.  The Green Building Slam is part of the NW Green Building Summit, organized by the NW Ecobuilding Guild. The slam will highlight 10 innovative, sustainable, high-performance “green” buildings that push […]

Imagine! That Home and Landscape Tour

Posted by on Jun 1, 2017 in Community Events

15th annual Imagine This! Home and Landscape Tour The 15th annual Imagine This! Home and Landscape Tour is only a few weeks away. Whether you’re a do it yourselfer or someone looking for a general contractor, there will be something interesting to see and learn. There are 8  eco-friendly, amazing homes and landscapes on the tour this year. […]

Toward Net Zero Event

Posted by on Jan 12, 2017 in Community Events

Toward Net Zero Event This winter we started a major remodeling project that was part of the Toward Net Zero pilot project. The project was run by the Community Energy Challenge. Identifying the most cost-effective ways to achieve maximum energy savings in residential retrofit construction was the primary objective. A standard CEC single-family residential retrofit achieves an average of […]