Help us save the world

Posted by on Oct 28, 2015 in Energy efficiency and green building

If you’re fired up about saving the world and think one of the best ways to combat global climate change is by improving existing building stock we might have the job for you. The position title is Building Performance Manager and the nitty gritty is that we are looking for someone who can run our building […]

Lovely, little green roof

Posted by on Oct 6, 2015 in Energy efficiency and green building

We recently built a green roof for a client and thought we’d share some photos of the finished the project. Mike built the roof and Northwest Rain Solutions installed the growing medium and vegetation. These clients are passionate about storm water management and in addition to the green roof they have a large rain garden and extensive native […]

A hybrid weather proof barrier system

One of our current projects involves a second story dormer addition. We opted for a hybrid system using Zip Panels and Prosoco seam and joint filler for our weather resistive barrier. The seam and joint filler is not on the Living Building Challenge’s Red List, which means that the materials have been deemed safe and not harmful to living […]

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 […]