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Having Fun with Flickr!

When I first started taking digital photos I decided to join the online photo sharing community of Flickr. I knew there were many ways to share images on the internet, but I was specifically looking for an active online community, and Flickr is where I found it. Not only could I organize my images in

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Deep Green Plans for Clearwater Commons

Need a little inspiration? Well we did! So, last Thursday we headed out to Clearwater Commons for a presentation and tour of Snohomish County’s first Low Impact Development project, hosted by the Snohomish County Sustainable Task Force. That’s right! County ‘Development’ guidelines are officially being rewritten thanks to the passion and perseverance of an amazing

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Columbia City Green on Inhabitat

Our very own Columbia City Green listing, by Case Design & Project Management, was highlighted this past week in the national green design blog Inhabitat. That’s an estimated 35,000 visitors per day now getting an up close and personal look at what we think is a very inspired, local project. “This brightly-colored home designed by

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New At Fremont Green

We are pleased to announce that there are now only 2 units left at Fremont Green, and we’ve just lowered their price to $439,000! Fremont Green is a 5-unit, Built Green/Energy Star certified project located on N 42nd St in Fremont. Each home is 2BR/2.5BA and 1350sf. The unique floor plan offers an inviting live/work

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Columbia City Lights the Way to Green Living

Columbia City Lights the Way to Green Living With residents just a short walk to high-speed transportation, farmer’s markets, parks and Columbia City’s rich diversity of restaurants and shops, Columbia City promises to be a mecca for Seattle urbanites living green. In anticipation of the Light Rail opening in July, the area around the new

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You are Brilliant, and the Earth is Hiring!

This is a recent commencement address for the University of Portland by none other then Paul Hawken – entrepreneur, visionary, environmentalist and author of Natural Capitalism and The Ecology of Commerce. His words are not only inspiring but hit you right where it matters. Please give it a read! When I was invited to give

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LEED for Homes Showcase

Thanks to a wide-scale adoption of the Built Green program in this region, use of the LEED for Homes rating system for residential new construction is still somewhat of a novelty. For this reason, we like to give special attention to LEED for Homes projects when they are available for the public to see. Not

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Happy Earth Day!

While we may not be doing anything extraordinary to celebrate Earth Day this year, we are considering the ways in which we can renew our commitment to protecting this great planet we call home. As a triple bottom line company, we have pledged to consider the environmental impact of everything we do. No easy task

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NW Ecobuilding Guild Educational Events

The Northwest Ecobuilding Guild is an association of builders, designers, homeowners, tradespeople, manufacturers, suppliers and others interested in ecologically sustainable homes. Of its seven regional chapters, Seattle (Central Puget Sound Chapter) is by far the largest, which is no doubt because of the large pool of green building professionals and eco-minded homeowners that live here.

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