January 2005
Environmental Design & Construction;Jan/Feb2005, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p23
Trade Publication
This article reports that Port Blakely Communities' demonstration project, the Puget Sound Energy Built Green Idea Home at Issaquah Highlands, has just been awarded a prestigious Gold Nugget Grand Award for Sustainable/Green Residential Project of the Year. The Built Green Idea Home was conceived by Port Blakely Communities, developer of Issaquah Highlands, to serve as a hands-on showcase of simple, environmentally friendly design and product ideas. The Idea Home illustrated to homeowners and home buyers how to have a home that is healthier to live in, costs less to operate, greatly reduces impacts on the environment and is more durable.


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