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N09 Innovative Living @Fremont

Innovative Living @Fremont is a newly constructed 5-unit Built Green 4 Star townhome located in the Seattle’s Fremont neighborhood. Developed by Innovative Living and designed and built by Build Urban, these units were designed to respond to the sites characteristics. Bunkered in garages, huge high efficient window sets, roof top outdoor living/viewing area, local materials and contemporary design makes this project one to check out.
N09 Innovative Living @Fremont

Location

Seattle, WA 98107

Build Urban & Innovative Living

Innovative Living @Fremont is a newly constructed 5-unit Built Green 4 Star townhome located in the Seattle’s Fremont neighborhood. Developed by Innovative Living and designed and built by Build Urban, these units were designed to respond to the sites characteristics. Bunkered in garages, huge high efficient window sets, roof top outdoor living/viewing area, local materials and contemporary design makes this project one to check out.

BuildUrban02Innovative Living and Build Urban have partnered to present Innovative Living @ Fremont.

Located in the heart of Seattle’s Fremont neighborhood, the five unit project was designed to fit into existing topography, take advantage of views; provide outdoor living space while providing a contemporary feel.

The following are many sustainable features of the project:

Site and Water Preservation

  • Built on infill lot to take advantage of existing infrastructure
  • Amended disturbed soil with compost to a depth of 10 to 12 inches to restore soil environmental functions
  • Bioplanter to help recharge water table
  • BuildUrban03Used pervious concrete for ground water infiltration
  • No turf grass to reduce water consumption
  • Installed landscaping that requires no potable water for Irrigation whatsoever after initial establishment period (Approximately 1 Year)
  • Selected bathroom faucets with GPM less than code to help reduce water consumption
  • Select kitchen faucets with GPM Less than code to help reduce water consumption
  • Installed dual flush toilets to help reduce water consumption
  • Walkscore of 88

Energy Efficiency

  • Document envelope improvements beyond code to help reduce energy consumption
  • Installed air tight drywall approach to help eliminate energy loss
  • Energy modeling and Built Green certified by Evergreen Certified
  • BuildUrban01Blower door test results better than 0.30 ACH
  • Use insulated headers to help eliminate heat loss
  • Installed 92% efficient hydronic heating systems
  • No Air Conditioner
  • 75% minimum Energy Star light fixtures to help reduce energy consumption
  • Used high efficient windows

Health and Indoor Air Quality

  • Used Sherwin Williams zero-VOC paint
  • Used formaldehyde free installation products
  • Radiant heated floors to eliminate airborne allergens

Design and Materials

  • Siding used is CertainTeed recycled content product with 50-year warranty
  • Locally produced interior metal railings
  • Locally produced cabinets
  • Mold and mildew reducing carpet
  • Lifetime warranty of rooftop waterproofing
  • 95% construction waste recycled

 

N09 Innovative Living @Fremont
Interior Rendering of the Master Suite in Unit 5
N09 Innovative Living @Fremont
Main Floor and Third Floor plans
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