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  • PRESS RELEASE: 20 Years and 20,000 Certifications for Built Green

    Posted on Jul 28, 2020 in:
    • Built Green News
    • Press Releases
    • Built Green
    The Built Green® program has far exceeded the original expectations. As of June 2020, Built Green has certified over 20,000 single-family and multifamily projects, creating 36,000+ green households in the Puget Sound region. In 2019, 73% of all new single-family homes built in Seattle were Built Green certified.
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  • nwBuilt Builds Two 5-Star Homes, Moves Another

    Posted on Jun 29, 2020 in:
    • Case Studies
    While most projects start by demolishing the original structure, releasing tons of embodied carbon emissions and contributing to climate change, nwBuilt chose a different path. They partnered with Nickel Bros to relocate the site’s original 730-square-foot bungalow, giving it a second life as an affordable home on Lopez Island.
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  • TC Legend Homes: Everson Net Positive Home

    Posted on Jun 9, 2020 in:
    • Case Studies
    This award-winning TC Legend house is the 20,000th project certified by Built Green. As a 5-Star and Net Zero Energy certified home, it exemplifies how the Built Green program’s influence has grown and has been incentivizing sustainable building across Western Washington.
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