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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.

Stormwater Solutions and Living Future 2017

In a city that receives an annual average of 37.49 inches(1) of rainfall (and an especially rainy season this year with 46.68 inches since October 1(2)), storm water management is a critical design issue. Principal Alexandra Ramsden has been hard [...]

May 16, 2017|

Emily Myers Wins IES Section Award for Luma Design

We are thrilled to announce that Lead Lighting Designer Emily Myers will receive a 2017 Seattle Section Illumination Award for her design of the Luma condo tower. She will officially receive the Interior Lighting Design award at the Seattle/Puget [...]

April 16, 2017|

Eric Vander Mey to Speak at NAIOP Breakfast Meeting

Next Tuesday, Director of Mechanical Engineering Eric Vander Mey will speak at NAIOP Washington Sustainable Development Committee’s first breakfast meeting of the year. Eric will summarize key energy code impacts that transformed Seattle real estate development in 2016 and what [...]

February 2, 2017|

New Code Interpretation

The Seattle Department of Construction & Inspections recently published a code interpretation to ensure that membrane penetration for ductwork, fans, and lighting fixtures maintain the rated woodframe floor/ceiling assembly fire rating. This interpretation clarifies section 714.4 of the 2012 [...]

September 26, 2016|

Rushing 10th Anniversary

Please join us for an evening of art, music, and hors d'oeuvres on September 9th as we celebrate our 10th anniversary! Visit our event page to RSVP.

August 26, 2016|

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|