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BetterBuiltNW is a resource center designed to support and promote energy-efficient home building in the region.

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Resources to Build
Comfortable, Energy-Efficient Homes


Home Certification Programs

Get familiar with programs that encourage the adoption of energy-efficient building practices
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BetterBuiltNW Newsletter Q1 2018

Home Efficiency Forum 2018 location release, new single-family performance path programs and case studies from around the region.

Events


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Habitat X Summer National Conference

The Habitat X Conferences have become a reliable point of connection for professionals from across all sectors of the energy and housing industries. We hope you can join us to expand your networkactivate your ideas, and become an architect of change for the home performance industry.

Case Study


City of Seattle Priority Green and Built Green Partnership to Meet Carbon Reduction Goals

Through its Priority Green Expedited Permitting Program, the City of Seattle offers faster permitting as an incentive for certified green building developments. Seattle relies on independent third-party green rating systems to set the baseline for Seattle’s green building standards. Built Green, a local Seattle organization, is the certification program most utilized for earning incentives. The partnership between Built Green and the City coordinates existing resources and processes towards high but achievable thresholds for energy efficiency, water conservation, waste reduction, and indoor air quality.

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