BetterBuiltNW Newsletter Q3 2017


  • August 28, 2017

Announcing the sessions for Home Efficiency Forum 2017

We’re excited to announce that the lineup for Home Efficiency Forum 2017 is our best one yet. Check out our website for a detailed look at the sessions and events, and be sure to register by September 15 to get the early bird discount.

This year’s event will take place in Portland, Oregon, October 4–6. Come meet new people and see current colleagues face-to-face. Reserve your room at the Portland Marriott City Center by September 12 to enjoy our group rate. If you consider yourself a professional in the residential new home energy efficiency industry, you don’t want to miss it!


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DOE Housing Innovation Awards - Honorable Mentions for NW Builders

Earlier this month at the EEBA High Performance Home Summit, the DOE Zero Energy Ready Home program had the pleasure of honoring 24 of the nation’s leading builders with the 2017 Housing Innovation Awards. These awards not only recognize these builders for their incredible homes, but also their leadership. Overall, 26 award-winning homes were selected from five categories: Affordable Homes, Multi-Family Homes, Production Homes, Custom Homes (Buyers), and Custom Homes (Spec). This year’s honorable mentions include Northwest regional builders.

Shoreline City Council Adopts Deep Green Incentive Program

Just in time for Earth Day, the Shoreline City Council adopted a Deep Green Incentive Program (DGIP) on April 17, 2017. The DGIP establishes a tiered incentive program for Living and Deep Green Buildings in the City of Shoreline and removes regulatory barriers via code departures.

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