Category 'Construction'

7
Aug

Laurelhurst Residence – Wine Room

Progress on the Laurelhurst Residence Wine Room progressed quickly once the framing was completed.  Carpenters fabricated several wine racks designed to fit into the various niches and nooks that resulted from tucking the wine room into a difficult corner of the home.  The raw wood of the racks compliment the natural slate floor, and when […]

4
Jun

Leilani Gains LEED Certification

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The Leilani Apartments, our most recently completed multi-family project, was just awarded LEED Certification.   From the start of the project the design team considered sustainability in all aspects of the project.  Through the selection of responsible materials, using local manufacturers and suppliers, utilizing water conservation measures, and many other improvements, the team aimed at designing […]

9
May

Blower Door Testing

With the implementation of the 2012 Washington State Energy Code the requirements for air testing residential projects have changed to become more restrictive.  All new residences and additions in the state now require a blower door test to measure air leakage through the building envelope.  The test requires that air changes be less than 5 […]

18
Nov

Built Green Certified Projects

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Grouparchitect enrolls the Park Place Apartments and Sound View Apartments projects in the Built Green Certification Program.

1
Oct

Grouparchitect is now a member of Built Green

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Grouparchitect is now a member of Built Green. http://www.builtgreen.net/news/news_oct08.html