N2. Contemporary Remodel with Chef's Kitchen

N2. Contemporary Remodel with Chef's Kitchen

Model Remodel / Cast Architecture

3511 Ashworth Ave N
Seattle, WA 98103

A dated 1900s cottage, reborn as a light-filled, contemporary home with an open-concept kitchen. Designed by CAST Architecture, and built by Model Remodel, its high-performance envelope, systems and fixtures led to a Built Green 3-Star certification. Come see its massive kitchen island, unique master suite, and basement-level guest space in Wallingford.

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N4. Ballard Industrial Makeover & Addition

N4. Ballard Industrial Makeover & Addition

Ming Architecture & Design / Pathway Design & Construction / Mighty Energy Solutions 

653 NW 52nd St
Seattle, WA 98107

Three generations living under one roof and a tight budget meant a full family affair. Come see how ming | architecture and design and Pathway Design & Construction helped the owners of this duplex achieve a fun and light-filled addition to meet their growing needs, with efficient radiant heat supplied by Mighty Energy Solutions.

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N5. House of Haug

N5. House of Haug

Bogman Design & Construction 

2857 NW 71st Street
Seattle, WA 98117

A multi stage project; basement remodel, an enclosed front porch, and a second story addition. Adrian Popescu of Bogman Company Design & Build, approached these projects to include hyper energy-efficient solutions, emphasizing healthy & re-purposed materials for a home-sweet-home, bucolic, tranquil atmosphere. 

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N6. Garden Cottage with Norwegian Roots

N6. Garden Cottage with Norwegian Roots

Mighty Energy Solutions / Red Cottage Studios 

7535 25th Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98117

Designed by Red Cottage Studios, the Cottage in the Garden is “koselig”; warm and welcoming as an expression of the owner’s Norwegian roots and features radiant heat supplied by Mighty Energy Solutions. Less than 500 square feet, the cottage includes a separate pottery studio which can be converted to a future bedroom. The rental apartment and studio each have a private garden patio.

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N7. Net Zero Abode - A Super Efficient Backyard Cottage in Ballard

N7. Net Zero Abode - A Super Efficient Backyard Cottage in Ballard

Abode Builders / 475 High Performance Building Supply 

7718 18th AVE NW
Seattle, WA 98117

Designed and built by Abode Builders, the Net Zero Abode is a backyard cottage/DADU located in Ballard. This project is under construction and will provide a unique opportunity to see what goes into building a Net Zero home. This is Abode Builders 4th year on the tour and we look forward to sharing our latest project with you.

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N8. Edmonds Corner Lot Oasis

N8. Edmonds Corner Lot Oasis

Thinking Dynamics /A&R Solar 

9304 234th St. SW
Edmonds WA 98020

Edmonds home demonstrates what can be done with an urban corner lot. The property features: • solar panels, • battery back-up system, • 3,180 gallons of above-ground rain-water tanks, cleverly hidden around out-buildings and bamboo landscaping, • urban farming gardens, • storm water infiltration, and • a waterfall/pond to generate a sound oasis.

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NE1. View Ridge RainWise, Permaculture and Passive Solar Home

NE1. View Ridge RainWise, Permaculture and Passive Solar Home

View Ridge RainWise, Permaculture and Passive Solar Home

4920 NE 65th St.
Seattle, WA 98115

Come and learn about the RainWise rebate program for rain gardens and cisterns and how those landscape features offer multiple benefits to homeowners. At this site, rainwater is captured and used to grow foods and ornamental plants.

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NE2. Matthews Beach Net Energy Positive House

NE2. Matthews Beach Net Energy Positive House

Lastingnest Design Build Contractors

4212 NE 110th Street
Seattle, WA 98125

Lastingnest designed and built this new home with energy and materials efficiencies in mind.  Super insulation and air-sealing, mini-split heat pump for heat on the main floors, a Sanden CO2 heat pump to supply hot water for domestic use and to heat the basement through a radiant system. The old home from the site is evident throughout the new structure - the roofs above the porches are made from the old floor system joists, the handrails are milled from 2x4s from the old house, and all the trim was milled from the CVG Fir flooring. 

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NE3. Elegant Kitchen and Bath Remodel in the Ravenna Craftsman

NE3. Elegant Kitchen and Bath Remodel in the Ravenna Craftsman

Pathway Design & Construction / Live Work Play Architects

6819 26th Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98115

The don’t-miss feature in this Pathway Design & Construction / Live-Work-Play (Architect, Designer) remodel is the wrap-around kitchen counter & cabinet, which actually wraps into the dining room and extends the kitchen. Be sure to see the catch-all computer nook between the brand-new bath and kitchen while wandering on the salvaged fir floors.

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NE4. DADU with a View

NE4. DADU with a View

Living Shelter Architects / Mighty House Construction 

6510 19th Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98115

This innovative, Built Green 5-star (pending) DADU significantly expanded living space, without tackling the structural challenges of increasing the existing home. Living Shelter Design Architects and Mighty House Construction collaborated on this project to include super energy-efficient building solutions; emphasizing healthy finishes for superb indoor air quality.

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