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Green homes, remodels and retrofits, plus sustainable projects and applications! Learn more about what Northwest EcoBuilding Guild members are doing here in our Project Spotlights collection.

Green homes, remodels and retrofits, plus sustainable projects and applications! Learn more about what Northwest EcoBuilding Guild members are doing here in our Project Spotlights collection. Interested in touring these and other green homes? Learn more about our annual NW Green Home Tour!

zHome - A Zero Net Energy Community

zHome - A Zero Net Energy Community

Built Green

zHome is a revolutionary, 10-unit townhome development located in Issaquah, WA that uses smart design and cutting edge technologies to radically reduce its environmental impacts.

A Mighty House

A Mighty House

Mighty House Construction

A modest, sustainable whole-house remodel focused on salvaged products and healthy indoor-air quality.

Craft Is The New Green

Craft Is The New Green

Collin Beggs Design. Build. Timber Framing

By blending the centuries-old craft of timber framing with modern energy performance and technology, we create homes that embody our values and mission as a company. We build throughout the USA. This is a home in the Hidden Valley just outside of Sandpoint, Idaho, where our shop is located.

Northwest Greene & Greene

Northwest Greene & Greene

Common Practice Building Design

This famous craftsman style -- updated for the Northwest climate, with enhanced durability and energy performance.

Going Green In The Yakima Valley

Going Green In The Yakima Valley

Harris Construction LLC

A cozy 1300 SF home nestled amongst the sage in the Yakima Valley features reclaimed cedar entry columns, hand crafted recycled glass concrete counters and dazzling slate tile work.

Rocky Top Living

Rocky Top Living

Robin Rogers, Designer and Steve Weise, Builder

Rocky Top Living is a sustainable, near-zero, solar community under development about seven miles east of Yakima in Eastern Washington State.

The Hobbit House

The Hobbit House

Laupen Homes, LLC.

Nestled in the woods, this 1900sf small home lives large with both a whimsical storybook feeling and state of the art green building practices.

North Project Passive House

North Project Passive House

The Artisans Group

Elegantly modest with a modern flair, this east-side home was designed and built for a dynamic young Olympia family. This life-smart home is pending Passive House Certification, and Built Green 5-Star.

Mixed-width NW Orchard Walnut

Mixed-width NW Orchard Walnut

LeBlanc Floors

Installed, sanded, and finished by LeBlanc Floors, using 3 different widths of local, sustainably harvested wood from Green Mountain. Finish is Osmo Pro Polyx Oil from Ecohaus.

FSC Fir kitchen

FSC Fir kitchen

Beech Tree Building Company

FSC certified custom Fir kitchen cabinets with solid Walnut island countertop.

Mini-B Passive House

Mini-B Passive House

JBDG, Inc.

The "Mini-B" (mini bungalow) is a 300-square foot dwelling designed to showcase the Passive House method, and meet Seattle's requirements for a backyard cottage on a single-family lot.

Designing with Chemical Sensitivity in Mind

Designing with Chemical Sensitivity in Mind

A Kitchen That Works

This master bath remodel transformed a blighted bath into a safe and comfortable retreat for a homeowner with chemical sensitivies

Sunlight Grows Farm Power near Seattle

Sunlight Grows Farm Power near Seattle

Solaripedia

Tani Creek Farm, located on WA State's Bainbridge Island, uses sunlight for more than just growing great vegetables.

Kitchen Remodel Goes Green

Kitchen Remodel Goes Green

Solaripedia

In 2006, this 1970's kitchen in Kirkland, WA was gutted and recreated using a completely "green" agenda

COTTAGE CHALLENGE

COTTAGE CHALLENGE

S.A.G.E. DESIGNS NW

796sf 2-Bedroom Cottage Designed in response to: 1) Seattle Ordinance Change allowing cottages on any parcel 4000sf or larger in Seattle City limits, 2) Challenge put on by methodhomes and infiniti red.

Kitchen Art Addition

Kitchen Art Addition

live-work-play

In autumn 2009 we completed a fun 3 Star Built Green addition and remodel in the Admiral District of West Seattle. We added a kitchen where the owners now love to cook and create.

New Dormer / New Kitchen

New Dormer / New Kitchen

Ten Directions Design

Dormer creates a new upstairs bedroom. New kitchen remodel has cherrywood cabinets, quartz counters, bamboo floor, and new lighting. Basement bonus room used as home office.

Earth Harmony Habitats

Earth Harmony Habitats

David Burdick with Earth Harmony Habitats

The Affordable Mini Co-housing project meets sustainability goals by developing affordable, sustainable, stand-alone housing that is higher density and within the urban community.

Zero Energy Idea House

Zero Energy Idea House

Shirey Contracting

The Zero Energy Idea House on W. Lake Sammamish Parkway in Bellevue, WA, is designed to show that smart choices can result in a home that minimizes energy use while maximizing comfort and style.

Fish Singer Place

Fish Singer Place

Martha Rose Construction

Fish Singer Place is a community of 5-Star Built Green homes by Martha Rose Construction and located in Shoreline, WA.

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