Elara at the Market (2134 Western)
Elara at the Market is a 145-unit mixed-use apartment building situated in downtown Seattle. With studio to two-bedroom penthouse units, Elara also includes a rooftop deck, dog spa and lounge among its amenities. The Rushing Sustainability Studio guided sustainability initiatives for the project from design through construction, reviewing submittals and design drawings to monitor compliance with LEED for Homes Mid-Rise certification—the project was awarded certification at the Gold level. Key sustainability highlights of the project include installation of low flow plumbing fixtures, ENERGY STAR appliances, efficient domestic hot water boilers, electric vehicle charging stations and access to bike network and bike storage.