Category 'Construction'


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 […]


Northwest Green Home Tour

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Northwest Green Home Tour. A free public tour of green new homes and remodels in the Seattle area. In its fourth year, the Northwest Green Home tour, seeks to promote modern eco-conscious residential design by exposing the public to 35 home sites that embody the sustainable ethos. This free tour is an event hosted by […]


Green Remodel Strategies for Aging at Home

You’re never too old for a green remodel! Universal Design addresses senior mobility and safety to make homes usable, efficient and appealing to a wide range of uses and users. King County GreenTools new brochure has tips and resources to plan a remodel for aging in place. You can download the Green Remodel Strategies for […]


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