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The Rushing Blog

Mindshare is a forum for ideas—a chance to share the latest breakthroughs in our business, from “aha” moments to the latest sustainable strategies or most current code revisions. It’s also a chance for Rushing to share our community connections and global concerns as we work to create a more sustainable culture.

Please join us in the dialog—we believe the most interesting conversations thrive on collaboration.

Rushing + Weber Thompson study high rise multifamily buildings’ future compliance with energy code

*Image Courtesy of Weber Thompson Rushing's own Alexandra Ramsden and Nathan Miller, and Myer Harrell from Weber Thompson were recently interview by Meghan Hall from The Registry regarding their research on "Pursuing High-Rise Multifamily Energy Efficiency in Seattle".  This study [...]

June 10, 2019|

The Stratus Tower in Seattle wins an IES Illumination Award of Merit

Congratulations to the Stratus Tower for winning an IES Illumination Award of Merit for its meritorious contribution to lighting design!  Rushing is proud to have designed the interior and exterior lighting for this 43-story luxury apartment building located between Seattle’s [...]

June 6, 2019|

Pursuing High-Rise Multifamily Energy Efficiency in Seattle

In 2018, over ten thousand residential units were built or approved to be built in high rise buildings throughout Downtown Seattle, South Lake Union and First Hill. Of particular interest to developers, architects, engineers and city officials is how the [...]

May 15, 2019|

The Emerald To Feature Shared Teslas

Rushing is proud to be providing MEP design, Energy Modeling, LEED Consulting, Lighting Design and Commissioning for the Emerald, this 40-story high rise condo building currently under construction in downtown Seattle. From the article: The Emerald homeowners will have access [...]

May 8, 2019|

How Genius of Place Helps You Think (and Design!) Differently: An Interview with Jennifer Barnes of 55-5 Consulting and Alexandra Ramsden of Rushing

From the article: If you’re designing for the Pacific Northwest, then you’ll find the SeedKit, a report filled with local strategies, essential for your place-based design. Jennifer Barnes (55-5 Consulting) and Alexandra Ramsden (Rushing), founders of the Biomimicry Puget Sound [...]

March 21, 2019|

ASHRAE Membership Promotion Committee & Women in ASHRAE (WiA) Special Event

The ASHRAE Membership Promotion Committee & Women in ASHRAE (WiA) Special Event will be Thursday March 28 from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm. There will be a panel of influential women from the Puget Sound Chapter of ASHRAE to talk about their [...]

March 18, 2019|

Bellwether, Plymouth show design for 17-story tower on First Hill

From the article: On a First Hill corner owned by Sound Transit, Bellwether Housing and Plymouth Housing Group are planning a shared 17-story housing complex with 368 affordable units. It will be their first high rise, but architect Weber Thompson [...]

February 18, 2019|

LMC Announces Opening of Axle Apartments in Seattle

From the article: LMC, a leader in apartment development and management, today announced the opening of Axle, a luxury apartment community fully integrated with smart-home technology in the Interbay neighborhood of Seattle. Axle, which is pursuing LEED Gold certification, consists [...]

January 22, 2019|

Rae Anne Rushing named one of Engineered System’s “20 to Watch: Women in HVAC”

Rushing's CEO / Co-Founder Rae Anne Rushing has been named one of Engineered System's "20 to Watch: Women in HVAC." Read the full article here

January 8, 2019|

Skyline shows final design for its second tower, but skybridge TBD

From the Daily Journal of Commerce article: No skybridge is shown in the final renderings for the planned Olympic Tower, at 715 Eighth Ave., but it's still on the table. The skybridge would link the 21-story expansion project on the west side [...]

December 12, 2018|