New High-Performance Homes in The Seattle Area on The Rise
Over the last five years, we’ve seen somewhat of a market transformation in home building in the Greater Seattle area. Increased demand for energy efficiency and healthy homes that are LEED, Energy Star, Passivhaus or Built Green certified homes.
A popular green building program in the Greater Seattle area is Built Green a voluntary home building program in King and Snohomish Counties. King and Snohomish Counties have some of the toughest building codes in the country. Builders in the voluntary Build Green program build beyond county codes focusing on energy & water conservation, indoor air quality, stormwater management, and using locally sourced building or recycled materials.
Green Building by The Number
In 2016 58% of the new single-family were Built Green certified. Built Green certified 1,003 projects in 2016.
Today’s homebuyer’s focus is on clean, connected and toxin-free living environment where a high-performance green built home may check all their boxes. For more information on buying a high-performance home contact Adrian Willanger at 206 909-7536.
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