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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!

Ballard Net-Zero Energy House

Ballard Net-Zero Energy House

Eric Thomas and Alexandra Salmon

This Energy Star certified, 5-Star Built Green home is true net-zero house, and the first of its kind in Seattle.

Leschi Green Gut Rehab

Leschi Green Gut Rehab

Addo Real Estate

Targeting LEED Silver Certification this Seattle home was remodeled from the studs out for superior energy efficiency, increased comfort, and flexible, open living spaces.

Local Elm Stairway at Clearwater Commons

Local Elm Stairway at Clearwater Commons

NK Woodworking

Local Elm, Maple & Walnut Stairway at Clearwater Commons in Bothell, WA. Designed & Built by NK Woodworking.

Seattle Green Custom Home

Seattle Green Custom Home

H2D Architecture + Design

H2D Architecture + Design recently completed a new green custom home in the Bryant neighborhood of Seattle. The homeowner came to H2D Architecture + Design with a book and a vision.

Burnt Bridge Cellars Restoration Juniper Bar

Burnt Bridge Cellars Restoration Juniper Bar

Form Studio, Sustainable Northwest Wood

A warm and welcoming winery showcases a live-edge bar custom built from Restoration Juniper.

City Cabins on 13th Ave West

City Cabins on 13th Ave West

Martha Rose Construction, Inc.

(2) Hi-Performance, Hi-Tech Townhomes with a View Corridor of Fishermans Terminal and the Olympics

Earthen Finishes for the EcoHouse Commons

Earthen Finishes for the EcoHouse Commons

Ion EcoBuilding

A “Sweat Equity” workparty at the Sound Sound Chapter's Commons EcoHouse. Jeff Thomas of Breathe Easy and local artisan Christopher Gerber collaborated on this project refinishing the main room of our downtown office to make it healthier, and more warm and inviting.

A Kitchen That Works Opens Kitchen & Bath Showroom

A Kitchen That Works Opens Kitchen & Bath Showroom

A Kitchen That Works

This remodeled guest house now houses a kitchen & bath showroom with six complete cabinet/countertop displays, lighting, flooring, decorative hardware and more.

Ravenna Second Story Addition

Ravenna Second Story Addition

j ARCHITECTS

This Three Star Built Green Remodeled was featured in Fine Homebuilding's 'Houses' edition, Summer 2009.

Hawthorne Hills Addition

Hawthorne Hills Addition

j ARCHITECTS

Energy conscious addition to a 1940's Seattle Bungalow featuring natural lighting, hydronic radiant heating, and aggressive materials recycling.

Alley House 2 - LEED Platinum Prefab

Alley House 2 - LEED Platinum Prefab

Cascade Built

This super energy efficient, green in-fill spec home located in Madison Valley is one of Seattle's 1st LEED Platinum prefabs.

American Clay in Bellevue's first LEED Gold residential highrise

American Clay in Bellevue's first LEED Gold residential highrise

Sage Artistry LLC

Sherri Gamble, American Clay Artisan and Instructor, hand-troweled clay plaster finishes to a residence in Bellevue's first LEED gold residential highrise. Nature was the main inspiration for the artisan finishes.

Tumwater Residence

Tumwater Residence

Global Green Energy Corporation

12 Silicon Energy 195 watt panels were installed with a SiE/SIS 4.2 inverter.

Olympia Residence Ground Mount Solar Array

Olympia Residence Ground Mount Solar Array

Global Green Energy Corporation

As the resident's roof was not suitable for solar collection, an arbor was built in the yard to match the resident's existing arbor and to face south and harvest solar energy.

The Sentinel

The Sentinel

Green Canopy Homes

This is The Sentinel, a home that went through a comprehensive energy-efficiency renovation in Seattle, and is now Built Green certified.

Natural Balance House

Natural Balance House

Green Dog Enterprises

The Natural Balance House is the first in San Juan County to be built to LEED for Homes Platinum standards, and uses rainwater to meet all its water needs.

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

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