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Top States for LEED Announced

This week, the USGBC announced the 2015 Top 10 States for LEED, and Washington is #4! Washington has been absent from the list for the past three years, making this an even more noteworthy accomplishment.In total, 101 total projects achieved [...]

January 28, 2016|

Rushing Sock Drive

Tomorrow marks the end of a spectacularly successful sock drive in partnership with the Seattle Union Gospel Mission. Thanks in part to a little healthy competition, we've more than doubled our original goal of collecting 1,000 pairs of socks! We've [...]

December 10, 2015|

Energy Code Updates Roundtable

Director of Mechanical Engineering Eric Vander Mey will be presenting information about changes to Washington State Energy Code proposed for the 2015 cycle at an upcoming event. The NAIOP-sponsored roundtable takes place from 4-6 pm on Tuesday, October 13 at [...]

September 24, 2015|

2016 EngineerGirl Essay Contest

  The 2016 EngineerGirl essay contest is now open for entries! The annual contest is open to all students (girls and boys) in grades 3-12. This year students are invited to write about how they would work to ensure public [...]

September 18, 2015|

Meet a Biomimic Features Alexandra Ramsden

Principal and Director of Sustainability Alexandra Ramsden is one of the first professionals featured in the Biomimicry Institute’s new blog series, Meet a Biomimic. The series showcases leaders in the biomimicry movement, sharing their backgrounds, how biomimicry informs their work, and [...]

September 8, 2015|

Public Review for 2015 Code Cycle

The public review period for the 2015 Washington State Building Code Amendments is now open. Amendments to the International Building, Residential, Mechanical, and Fire Codes; Uniform Plumbing Code; and Washington State Energy Code are available for public comment through October [...]

September 1, 2015|

Looking to Nature to Mitigate Polluted Runoff

Director of Sustainability Alexandra Ramsden and her Biomimicry Puget Sound co-founder, Jennifer Barnes, introduce a less explored strategy with great potential in stormwater mitigation: Evaporation. Their article focuses on how to learn from our local ecology to reduce polluted stormwater runoff [...]

August 3, 2015|