05 Oct '11, 1pm

Points of Light for Green Construction

Points of Light for Green Construction By BRYN NELSON Miller Hull Partnership A rendering of the Bullitt Center, which will produce as much energy as it consumes. Net-zero energy buildings are breaking new ground in the Pacific Northwest. As I write in Wednesday’s paper , developers of the Bullitt Foundation’s future headquarters in Seattle are hoping to shake up commercial building practices with a six-story structure that produces as much energy as it uses. Many of the innovations and the source lists for this “living building” will be shared with other projects, and the mechanical equipment in its lower levels will be visible to the public. But Seattle isn’t the only place pushing the envelope on ultra-efficient buildings. A few weeks ago, I drove out to Issaquah, a fast-growing bedroom community about 18 miles east of the city and the site of what’s being hailed as the...

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