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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 [...]

2017-03-22T08:32:13-07:00September 24, 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 [...]

2016-08-31T16:43:00-07:00September 1, 2015|

LEED v4 Requirement Postponed

Mandated pursuit of LEED Version 4 has been DELAYED!The USGBC has extended the LEED v4 registration requirement deadline. Project teams may now register under either LEED v3 or v4 until October 31, 2016 – instead of June 2015 – to [...]

2017-03-22T08:32:13-07:00December 2, 2014|

Staff Achievements

We’re celebrating some exciting staff updates at Rushing! Mechanical Project Engineer Steven Huff passed the LEED Building Design and Construction test, earning the LEED AP BD+C designation. Steven's BD+C expertise will contribute most substantially to Indoor Environmental Quality for HVAC systems [...]

2016-05-23T15:26:09-07:00June 27, 2014|

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 [...]

2016-09-01T13:37:21-07:00November 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 [...]

2017-03-22T08:32:14-07:00October 17, 2013|

Upcoming Urban Greenprint Events

Alexandra Ramsden will be speaking about biomimicry in an urban setting at a variety of conferences and events this fall.  Rushing is currently engaged in the Urban Greenprint project, funded by the Bullitt Foundation, which “seeks to solve the environmental [...]

2017-03-22T08:32:14-07:00September 13, 2013|