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Inside Sonos’ Seattle office, where the music is...


Nat Levy, Mar 28, 2017

Launch Pads takes a peek inside some of the coolest and most interesting tech offices in the Pacific Northwest.

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Biomimicry in architectural design: The Bullitt...


Editorial, May 30, 2017

The idea for this article originated from an evening of watching “Xploration Nature Knows Best” from Steve Rotfield...

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Secrets behind this super-green building


Rachel Crane, May 25, 2014

CNN unveils the secrets to what makes Seattle's Bullitt Center one of the greenest commercial buildings in the world.

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Bullitt Center tops its green goals, is making...

The Seattle Times

Sanjay Bhatt, Mar 28, 2015

Two years after opening, Capitol Hill’s Bullitt Center is running so efficiently that tenants paid nothing for...

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Secretary of Energy Visits Bullitt Center


Glenn Farley, Aug 15, 2016

Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz and US Senator Cantwell tour the Bullitt Center to explore energy efficiency...

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Denis Hayes Shines Rays of Hope on...

Engineering News-Record

Nadine M. Post, Aug 05, 2015

For nearly a quarter century, Hayes has used his broad professional network and his position at the Bullitt Foundation...

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Can the Bullitt Center prove that it pays for...

The Guardian

Bryn Nelson, Apr 23, 2015

There’s no question they save water, energy, waste and emissions – but proving the greenest buildings also save...

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Bullitt Center is flush with green features

Los Angeles Times

Maria LaGanga, Mar 31, 2015

Most building tours do not highlight the sewage system. They don't encourage visitors to flush the toilets. There is no...

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Cities are the greatest hope for our planet


Denis Hayes, Oct 28, 2014

If we design cities like ecosystems, they would have the potential to address many of our most pressing issues.

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Bullitt Center Thrives


Robin Rogers, Aug 01, 2014

Close to downtown Seattle, Washington, USA, the Bullitt Center has been called the “greenest commercial building” in...

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Composting Toilets – The Next Frontier


Jennie Morton, Jul 01, 2014

Most facility managers wouldn’t bat an eye at installing low-flow fixtures, irrigation controls, or rainwater...

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Tenants for Bullitt Center must think green

The Seattle Times

Eric Pryne, Mar 03, 2013

Tenants at the just-finished Bullitt Center, considered the greenest office building in the world, are signing leases...

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Are Toxic Chemicals In Building Materials Making...

Huffington Post

Lynne Peeples, Dec 12, 2013

There's a bragging right for the Bullitt Center that has been overlooked: More than 360 toxic elements were kept out of...

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An Environmental Model for the Next 250 Years

Urban Land

Brad Berton, Nov 26, 2013

Considering that Seattle’s envelope-pushing Bullitt Center mid-rise office building is designed for net-zero use of...

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Code Green


Bryn Nelson, Oct 28, 2013

As buildings push the sustainability envelope, longstanding regulations get a critical eye.

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Inside The Greenest Office Building In The World

Fast Company

Vivek Kemp, Aug 01, 2013

Seattle’s Bullitt Center goes way beyond LEED certification. It has entirely zero impact, from clean materials,...

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Making Energy Efficiency Attractive for Owners of...

New York Times

Felicity Barringer, Jun 18, 2013

A new model shows that major energy-efficiency improvements in commercial buildings may provide alluring new revenue to...

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Seattle Trying Innovative Financing Model for...


Benjamin Romano, Jun 12, 2013

Seattle’s municipal utility and the people behind the world’s greenest commercial building are reinventing the...

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A Deeper Shade of Green

Architectural Record

Joann Gonchar, Jun 01, 2013

An office building aims to be self-sustaining, offering a new model for commercial development in dense urban settings.

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America's Greenest Office Building

Alex Wilson, May 21, 2013

Alex Wilson visits the Bullitt Center, calling it, "almost certainly the greenest office building in America if not the...

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Powered by the sun and a sustainable...

Capitol Hill Seattle Blog

Justin Carder, Apr 22, 2013

The Bullitt Foundation’s CEO was adamant as he introduced his new headquarters on Earth Day morning: "It is the start...

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Ready To Debut As World’s Greenest Office...


Katie Campbell & Michael Werner, Apr 18, 2013

[VIDEO] What if today's cities operated like a Doug fir forest?

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A Building Not Just Green, but Practically...

The New York Times

Bryn Nelson, Apr 03, 2013

When an office building here that bills itself as the world’s greenest officially opens later this month, it will...

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The Bullitt building follows nature's lead in...

The Seattle Times

Lawrence W. Cheek, Jan 25, 2013

If all systems work as planned, the building will draw all its power from sunlight falling on the roof, all its water...

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The Greenest Office Building In The World Is About...

Fast Company

Ariel Schwartz, Jan 11, 2013

The Bullitt Center has composting toilets, catches enough rainwater to survive a 100-day drought, and it’s 100%...

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Seattle's Silver Bullitt


Tim Newcomb, Jun 20, 2012

How can a six-story, 50,000-sq.-ft. office building in downtown Seattle use solar panels for energy, geothermal wells...

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Act Different

Huffington Post

Denis Hayes, Apr 22, 2012

In a famous ad, Apple asked people to "Think Different." We are now at a point in the natural history of the planet when...

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Could this $30 million green tower be the future...

Miguel Llanos, Mar 20, 2012

An office building that lasts 250 years with no monthly electricity or water bills? It may sound like an...

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Green Is Naturally Beautiful


Denis Hayes, Mar 20, 2012

Much attention has been directed to energy, water and materials; I want to focus on “beauty” and the central role it...

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Seattle's Bullitt Center is set to push the...

The Guardian

Leon Kaye, Sep 30, 2011

The Pacific northwest is the main home to designers, architects and designers who push the boundaries of green building....

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Seattle building aims to be a 'green' giant

Los Angeles Times

Kim Murphy, Aug 30, 2011

There are plenty of "green" buildings, but what would it take to construct an office building at competitive leasing...

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