Mayor Muriel Bowser launched the District’s first energy efficiency and clean energy finance program, DC PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) Commercial. The program will provide 100 percent financing for businesses and commercial property owners to install clean energy upgrades, with no out-of-pocket payments
Property will offer park space adjacent to the new Greenwood Library. Today Mayor Ed Murray announced the acquisition of property at 8118 Greenwood Ave. N. for a new park in the Greenwood-Phinney neighborhood. The deal closed on July 1, 2015.
The Washington State Housing Finance Commission recognizes NGBS Green Certification (Silver level and higher) as one option for meeting the requirements of the Energy Spark Home Loan program. Energy Spark provides a .25 interest rate reduction for qualifying buyers of energy-efficient homes and home improvements. NGBS is recognized alongside Northwest Energy Star Homes, LEED, DOE Zero Energy Ready Home, Passive House, and Built Green.
Bellevue, Edmonds, Kirkland, Mercer Island, and Seattle recognized for increasing residential solar energy installations through reduced costs, streamlined permitting
WASHINGTON, D.C. - February 27, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The public meeting for the Parks and Green Spaces Levy Oversight Committee to gather input on proposed Levy Opportunity Fund projects, scheduled for Monday, March 18, 2013 at Miller Community Center, has been postponed.
SEATTLE - February 8, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Alliance to Save Energy’s Commission on National Energy Efficiency Policy announced this morning at a National Press Club media briefing its plan to double the United States’ energy productivity by the year 2030. Alliance co-chairs U.S. Senator Mark Warner (D-Va.) and National Grid U.S. President Tom King released the commission’s
Washington, DC - February 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today the House Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Caucus announced that Congressman Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) and Congressman Dave Reichert (R-WA) will serve as Caucus Co-Chairs in the 113th Congress.
SEATTLE - December 21, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Seattle City Light has significantly exceeded its energy conservation and renewable energy targets for the first compliance periods of Initiative 937 and is well on its way to meeting the state’s renewable energy targets through 2020
SEATTLE, WA - October 15, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Mayor McGinn announced an innovative approach to helping commercial electric utility customers achieve energy savings. The Mayor announced a three- year pilot project that will test an energy conservation concept known as "pay for performance."
SEATTLE, WA - September 11, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Seattle City Light issued a request for proposals today for up to 150,000 megawatt-hours of renewable energy or renewable energy credits per year, beginning in 2020.
Seattle, WA - January 10, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The City Green Building team takes an exciting new step in 2012. Beginning in January, part of the “green team” will join forces with the Office of Sustainability and Environment (OSE). Staff focused on policy development will become part of OSE, and those focused on green codes and permitting will stay with the Department of Planning and Development (DPD), as part of the Operations Division. As this next step unfolds, both DPD and OSE will continue to develop and implement innovative approaches to building sustainable neighborhoods.
EUGENE, OR - July 21, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- IDX, Inc. is pleased to welcome Brandon Green and Brandon Green Companies to the growing network of real estate professionals using the revolutionary IDX Broker software on their websites. Metropolitan Regional Information Systems (MRIS) listings are now seamlessly integrated onto Green's search page, making thousands of detailed property listings instantly available for home seekers and potential clients. With his customized IDX solution, Green can host one of the most dynamic and informative real estate websites and searches for Washington DC, Maryland, and Northern Virginia buyers.
SEATTLE, WA - May 4, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Seattle City Light is expanding an energy use tracking service that helped about 18,000 customers save $477,000 on their energy bills last year.
Enterprise and Washington State Housing Finance Commission Launch Washington Green Communities Retrofit Loan Fund
COLUMBIA, MD - June 16, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Enterprise Community Partners, Inc. (Enterprise) and the Washington State Housing Finance Commission (WSHFC) have partnered to create the Washington Green Communities Retrofit Loan Fund, a $2 million financing pool available to owners of multifamily affordable housing properties in the state of Washington.
WASHINGTON, DC - September 19, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Donovan today announced that the Bellingham, Seattle and Snohomish County housing authorities have been awarded a total of $21,295,483 in Recovery Act competitive grant funds to make three housing complexes "green."
SEATTLE, WA - July 20, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The city of Seattle is the No. 1 large city for environmental stewardship and sustainability, according to a new "Smarter Cities" survey released by the Smarter Cities Project of the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC).
Seattle, WA - June 30, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) - The Grand Opening celebration for The Bart Harvey, in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood, is scheduled for Wednesday July 8. The event will take place at the Bart Harvey Housing site, located at 430 Minor Ave. N. in Seattle, with a brief program from 3:30 PM until 5:00 PM.
SEATTLE, WA - April 22, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels today announced a multitiered strategy to save energy and shrink the amount of climate pollution from Seattle's buildings and homes. Launched today on Earth Day, the Green Building Capital Initiative:
Tally of LEED certified buildings puts Seattle ahead of the nation SEATTLE - The U.S. Green Building Council, a Washington, DC-based nonprofit organization, determined that...