Reclaimed Materials Workshop Synopsis

Posted by on Oct 10, 2012 in Energy efficiency and green building, Opinions

Last week Chuckanut Builders hosted a Reclaimed Materials Workshop in conjunction with Sustainable Connections and it was great.  About 30 folks attended the workshop, representing homeowners, contractors, designers and more.  The focus of the workshop was to identify the obstacles surrounding the use of reclaimed materials and brainstorm solutions. Timing, cost and storage were pretty quickly […]

A good day to be Chuckanut Builders youngest builder

Posted by on Jun 28, 2012 in Opinions

This kiddo couldn’t be happier!  I think he’d go to work with Dad every day if he could.

Vendor Spotlight: Innate

Posted by on Jun 12, 2012 in Local business partners, Opinions

Buying local is pretty easy in a place like Bellingham.  To celebrate that we’ve started a regular blog feature we’re calling “Vendor Spotlights”. We will highlight local vendors ranging from materials suppliers to local designers, from our favorite lunch spot to the best place to buy office paper.  This is the third in the series, […]

Testifying in Olympia

Posted by on Feb 1, 2012 in Community Events, Opinions

Have you heard of the Community Energy Challenge (CEC)?  Or perhaps worked with them to weatherize your home?  Ian recently went to Olympia to testify in favor of the bill that would renew funding for the program.  The bill is sponsored by Senator Kevin Ranker and would fund for the CEC and similar programs across the state (including Thurston […]