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Stack House Wins Major LEED Award!

Photo credit to Michael Walmsley PhotographyStack House has won the distinction of Outstanding Multifamily Project of the Year for the 2013 LEED for Homes Awards from the US Green Building Council!Rushing provided design-build electrical engineering and full lighting design for [...]

April 23, 2014|

New Requirements for Built Green Certification

Built Green requirements are changing! Starting March 1, 2014, all levels of Built Green certification will require a third party verifier. This is a shift from the previous standard which required that only projects seeking 4- or 5-Star certification receive third-party verification. [...]

February 4, 2014|

Major Changes for Green Roofs

Did you know that green roofs cannot exceed 15,625 sf for any single area, per local fire code?The 2012 International Fire Code (IFC) adopted by both the State of Washington and the City of Seattle introduces new standards for green [...]

January 23, 2014|

Viktoria’s VRF System

Construction of Viktoria at 1915 2nd Avenue is nearing completion. During a site visit last week, Haley Krommenhoek snapped some great shots of the air-cooled VRF components installed on the roof (top photo) and in the garage (bottom photo).The rooftop photo [...]

January 14, 2014|

First Hill Streetcar Rail~Volution Presentation

The First Hill Streetcar presentation featured during October’s Rail~Volution conference is now available online.  This year’s conference was Seattle’s inaugural opportunity to act as host city, and with so much current expansion of Seattle’s mass transit systems, the timing was perfect. The [...]

December 27, 2013|

EngineerGirl Essay Contest and NAE Video Contest

In celebration of its 50th anniversary, the National Academy of Engineering is sponsoring an essay contest which asks young people to imagine what changes the next 50 years of engineering will bring to nutrition, health, communication, education, and transportation. The contest is broken [...]

November 11, 2013|

First Hill Streetcar and Rail~Volution

Construction is well under way for the First Hill Streetcar Operations and Maintenance Facility. Rushing is providing MEP engineering and sustainability consulting services for this Seattle Department of Transportation LEED-NC Silver-targeted project. As part of this year's Rail~Volution Conference, which [...]

October 17, 2013|