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We're at the lovely Rosehill Community Center for the @Built_Green Conf 2012. More info on the event here:

We're at the lovely Rosehill Community Center for the @Built_Green Conf 2012. More info on the event here:

The project by Blue Sound Construction is a Built Green 2-Star Remodel with a focus on energy performance, along with many other green improvements. Located in the Bryant neighborhood in Northeast Seattle, the home scored 31 points on Built Green's Energy Retrofit Worksheet by replacing windows, adding wall and floor insulation and upgrading the furnace and water heater. In material use, the project achieved a 75-percent recycling rate and recycled and re-used lumber and flooring from the existing home. To insure good indoor air quality, a high-efficiency whole-house filter was installed, and only low-VOC paints, adhesives and sealers were used. After vehicle emissions, existing homes are the largest contributor of greenhouse gasses in Washington. We need projects like this project from Blue Sound Construction to address the high energy consumption of existing homes, parti...

Full article: http://www.builtgreen.net/news/news_jul12.html

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