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The Future of Senior Housing is the Green

  With an aging population of Baby Boomers in the USA, and aging populations in Japan and around the world, the need for senior housing is growing. That often means new construction, and in many cases developer’s are choosing to develop senior housing not only with green building practices, but also with sustainable socioeconomic factors

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Rainwise Rebates Now Available for Seattle Residents!

Don’t Miss out on Rainwater Rebates! Come Learn How to Build a Raingarden! Many neighborhoods in Seattle are now eligible for up to 100% assistance for building raingardens and installing cisterns in their home gardens. In an effort sponsored by King County’s Rainwise program to better manage the city’s stormwater local non-profits have partnered with the

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Meet the New Faces of Green: A Family-Owned Business Sprouts Up Right in Our Backyard

by Eva Otto and Eric Thomas “We are passionate about the environment, conservation, design, and sustainable building,” says Tyler Reith as he leads us through the recently expanded showroom of Greenhome Solutions, Seattle’s locally owned green building supply store, located just south of the Ballard Bridge. Judging by the neat racks of sustainable flooring samples,

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SAVE THE DATE NOV 12th! Finding the Balance: Restorative Development and Regenerative Design

Join leading women in the green building profession to discuss how technology, innovation, and shifts in values are reshaping the framework of sustainability. Explore how regenerative design is moving us beyond sustainable development and towards a restorative paradigm of development that is inclusive of the woman’s perspective. Join us for a tour of the Bullitt

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Homeowners Willing To Pay More for Walkability

Infiniti Real Estate & Development’s Broker Eva Otto joins the discussion on the monetary value of Walkability in Jeff Speck’s new book “Walkable City.” This excerpt is taken from Jeff Speck’s book “Walkable City.” “Christopher Leinberger was once the owner of Robert Charles Lesser & Co., the largest real estate advisory firm in the United

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Announcing The New Paradigm Series from Method Homes is Now Available!

 Method Home’s newest prefab design by Bogue Trondowshi Architects will be unveiled this November at the USGBC Greenbuild conference in San Francisco. The Paradigm prototype is the first of it’s kind, achieving the highest standards in green building and coming fully loaded with a modern package of luxury furnishings, energy-efficient technologies, and high-tech features. In

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2012 Earth Day Weekend Green Home Tour

What better way to celebrate Earth Day weekend then to get an up close and personal look at what people are doing to green up their homes around the Puget Sound?! The 2012 Seattle Green Home Tour, hosted by the Northwest EcoBuilding Guild, takes place April 21st – 22nd from 10am – 4pm daily, and

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2011 Seattle Green Home Tour

We are excited to be sponsoring the 2011 Seattle Green Home Tour, hosted by the Northwest EcoBuilding Guild. This year’s tour will take place Sat & Sun, April 16th & 17th, 10am-4pm, and is free and open to the public. An astounding 28 tour sites in Seattle and on the Eastside will highlight deep green

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Seattle Gets 2 New Ultra Modern Prefabs

December was a great month for prefab construction in Seattle. Two new prefab installations in the central district highlighted design, affordability, and adaptability. On December 13, local prefab builder Method Homes installed an ultra modern custom home designed by PB Elemental. Designed with a small footprint in mind to take advantage of a narrow lot,

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