S1 Columbia City Backyard Cottage

S1 Columbia City Backyard Cottage

live-work-play/Model Remodel

4720 S Dawson St
Seattle WA 98118

This new construction Backyard Cottage fits in with the scale of the neighborhood. It is an open, airy studio that also serves as an office and guest house. We achieved 4- Star Built Green certification for this DADU, and the project received the Judges’ Choice Award at Built Green Conference 2016.

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S2 Columbia City Net Zero Home

S2 Columbia City Net Zero Home

TC Legend Homes

4567 35th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98118

One of a pair of new Columbia City homes, this house will generate all its own power and charge an electric car. It was designed to maximize gardening space and urban livability. Efficient systems, healthy air, and innovative green features are top priorities.

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S3 Molly's Pocket Mansion

S3 Molly's Pocket Mansion

LastingNest.Inc/S.A.G.E. Designs NW

2608 46th Ave SW
Seattle, WA 98116

West Seattle Backyard Cottage: This is an actual Granny Flat for Molly who is both the granny and the nanny for her three grandkids living in the 'big house' on the same property. We were chosen as the design/build team for this project based on our enthusiasm for Small with a premium on Green.

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S4 West Seattle Nursery

S4 West Seattle Nursery

Ventana Construction/LD Arch Design

5269 California Ave SW
Seattle, WA 98136

The West Seattle Nursery has expanded north into a new greenhouse and annex building, with ample room for houseplants and starts, as well as an espresso bar and workshop space. In addition to being a center for the West Seattle gardening community, it features many strategies that can be used in green homes.

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S5 Modern-Retro Westside Kitchen

S5 Modern-Retro Westside Kitchen

Mighty House Construction/Greenhome Solutions

3726 SW Austin St
Seattle, WA 98126

Once awkward and dimly-lit, this Modern-Retro Westside Kitchen was creatively altered for improved use, better socializing, a place to sit, and enhanced storage in an inviting and lovely space. This project showcases stunning and colorful sustainable solutions for big functionality in small spaces.

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S6 - Deep Green Westwood Addition

S6 - Deep Green Westwood Addition

Mighty House Construction/LD Arch Design

9323 31st Pl SW
Seattle, WA 98126

The addition of a family-sized porch & 2-story addition transformed this typical war-box home into one that is intriguing yet approachable with modern, super functional design. A hybrid of simple & complex green bldg solutions inc. salvaged tile & woods an state-of-the-art moisture and heat systems.

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N1 Greenhome Solutions

N1 Greenhome Solutions

Greenhome Solutions

1210 W Nickerson St
Seattle, WA 98119

Greenhome Solutions is proud to sponsor the Northwest Green Home tour. We are passionate about sustainability. With over 20 years in the construction industry, we pride ourselves on product knowledge, installation techniques, and knowing which products are right for your project. Visit us during the tour to discuss your building product needs. See our products installed at several sites.

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N2 Homegrown Trailers

N2 Homegrown Trailers

Homegrown Trailers

@Greenhome Solutions
1210 W Nickerson St
Seattle, WA 98119

Homegrown Trailers makes sustainable, artisan travel trailers for sale and rent. Based in Kirkland, the company is committed to the greenest and highest-quality practices. Its wooden travel trailers are solar-powered, sleep 2-4, feature a big kitchen, contain a clean composting toilet, and more!

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N3 Wallingford Passive House

N3 Wallingford Passive House

Hammer and Hand

3705 Densmore Ave. N
Seattle, WA 98103

Wallingford Passive House, designed by Whitney Architecture and built by Hammer & Hand, brings the comfort and efficiency of passive building to an urban infill lot in Seattle’s Wallingford neighborhood.

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N4 Frelard Net Zero Ready House

N4 Frelard Net Zero Ready House

Abode Builders

355 NW 46th St
Seattle, WA 98107

This new 1700-SF home has an open layout, plentiful natural light, high ceilings, and a seamless indoor-outdoor connection. Its energy-saving features include triple-pane European windows, a CO2 heat pump, heat & energy recovery ventilation, radiant floor heat, and structural insulated panels.

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N5 Journey Beyond Net Zero

N5 Journey Beyond Net Zero

Puget Sound Solar

5308 Baker Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98107

Yes, a century-old home in Seattle can produce all of the energy that it uses and still retain its original charm. Come check out over 60 sustainable features, from reclaimed materials & chickens to photovoltaic systems and electric cars.

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N6 Loyal Heights Remodel

N6 Loyal Heights Remodel

grouparchitect

7025 16th Ave. NW
Seattle, WA 98117

This remodel and addition to a house in the Loyal Heights neighborhood of North Seattle includes innovative design features such as a rainwater cistern for irrigation, insulated concrete formed walls and floors (ICFs), and structural insulated panels for the roof and upper level walls (SIPs). The project necessitated a high level of design coordination and integration between the SIPs, ICFs, and the existing home’s wood frame construction.

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N7 Drinking Rainwater in Ballard

N7 Drinking Rainwater in Ballard

Bristow Enterprises

7703 26th Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98117

See rainwater catchment in its various forms, plus other sustainable features, including an energy retrofit and remodel. Our house has one of the first legal whole-house rainwater catchment and filtration systems in the city of Seattle. A short walk brings you to many other rain gardens in the neighborhood.

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N8 Sustainable Dreams, Lake Ballinger

N8 Sustainable Dreams, Lake Ballinger

David Kendall/A&R Solar

23025 74th Ave West
Edmonds, WA 98026

All electric energy efficiency retrofit to 1987 home, with 13.2 kWh solar system, Electric Vehicle (Tesla Model S) and 4,600 gallon Cistern System. Our home is NZEB certified, and we have been Net Zero last 4-years. Tesla Powerwall-2 backup battery system ordered with installation expected soon.

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N9 CoHollow Community in Lake City

N9 CoHollow Community in Lake City

Infiniti Real Estate and Development

12012 33rd Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98125

Built-Green SF home in Lake City micro-community. Conceptualized and built by two groups of friends who took their co-owned single family home in a LR2 zone and redeveloped it into 4 single family stand alone urban infill homes. Architectural design by Matt Wasse of Shugart, Wasse, Wickwire.

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N10 Green, Inside and Out

N10 Green, Inside and Out

Pathway Design & Construction/Live-work-play

1710 NE 86th St
Seattle, WA 98115

Better Living Design features in this Master Suite Addition allow the owners to thrive in their renovated spaces into their later years.   Aside from the bathroom’s curbless shower and the addition’s contemporary façade, the bedroom invokes joy from the abundant natural light and sense of seclusion, a backyard retreat.

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N11 Contemporary Wedgwood Kitchen

N11 Contemporary Wedgwood Kitchen

Mighty House Construction

4008 NE 86th St
Seattle, WA 98115

This Contemporary Wedgwood Kitchen remodel created a beautiful room and solved what had been serious functionality problems. A substantial shift in layout with only a slight change in footprint revolutionized how this family uses the space, all while keeping their impact on the earth at a minimum.

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N12 View Ridge RainWise, Permaculture and Passive Solar Home

N12 View Ridge RainWise, Permaculture and Passive Solar Home

RainWise Rebates/Stewardship Partners

4920 NE 65th St.
Seattle, WA 98115

At the top of View Ridge this site has a lot of exposure to sun, views and weather. A RainWise rain garden and two cisterns catch rain (950 gallons) that we use to grow food and prevent harmful runoff. Permaculture landscape, passive solar home design and pre-existing building re-use are on display.

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N13 Light House

N13 Light House

Batt + Lear

6218 55th Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98115

Sun-filled 5-star Built Green remodel/DOE-certified net-zero-ready house incorporates passive solar, natural ventilation, a sprawling green roof and smart systems including Sanden combined
hydronic CO2 heat pump for space heating and domestic hot water. All on an urban lot with mini apple orchard, play yard, and large rain garden.

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N14 RainWise Garden Homes in Windermere

N14 RainWise Garden Homes in Windermere

RainWise Rebate Program (SPU/KC)

5711 & 5715 NE 60th St
Seattle WA 98115

This site showcases two neighboring yards! Both are not only graced with beautiful plantings and other delightful landscape features, they also helping to mitigate Seattle's stormwater overflow problem. These neighbors have both taken advantage of the City/County RainWise rebate program.

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