Net Positive Energy Over First Decade

on Thu, Apr 20, 2023 at 6:12 PM

The Bullitt Center Generated 30% More Energy Than It Used in Its First 10 Years Building shows what’s possible in a sector that is still failing to meet the climate imperative SEATTLE—In its first ten years, the Bullitt Center has generated nearly 30% more energy from solar panels on its roof than it has used,…

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Oct 1: National Solar Tour

on Tue, Sep 28, 2021 at 10:07 PM

As part of the National Solar Tour, the Bullitt Center will be offering tours this Saturday, October 1, 2022 from 12:00 – 1:30pm. Led by the University of Washington docents, the tour will offer participants a behind-the-scenes look at the water system, mass timber structure, irresistible stairway, and of course, the solar array. If you’d…

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Composting Toilets: Lessons Learned

Posted by Brad Kahn on Tue, Mar 16, 2021 at 6:40 PM

The Bullitt Center was designed to show what’s possible. It is exploring scores of new ideas in an effort to push architects, engineers, developers, and bankers to ever-greater levels of environmental performance. Before the Center was built, for example, every developer interviewed by the project team asserted that it would be impossible to generate as…

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Virtual Tour of the Bullitt Center

on Tue, Jun 30, 2020 at 9:56 PM

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the University of Washington is not hosting tours of the Bullitt Center right now. Nonetheless, you can still tour the building, virtually, thanks to fantastic work by Deb Sigler, program coordinator of the Discovery Commons at the University of Washington’s Center for Integrated Design. This 15-minute tour covers the entire…

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