Category Archives: Engineering

How will commercial solar be affected by tariffs?

The following post is by Kyle Pennell, Content Manager at PowerScout. This week, the Trump administration slapped tariffs on imported solar panels and solar cells. Set to start at 30 percent, the tariffs will decline each year by five percent and … Continue reading

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What are they building down there?

You may not be able to hear the rumbling from the street, but Bertha is now tunneling through Zone 8.  As of December 15, she has traveled 6,646 of 9,270 feet and the tunnel is now 70% complete. Seattle Tunnel Partners … Continue reading

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Washington’s Energy Future Conference is Nov. 1, 2016

Don’t Miss Washington’s Energy Future Conference, Nov. 1, 2016 – Seattle. Presented by the Northwest Environmental Business Council (NEBC) and the Washington Dept. of Commerce Now in its 7th year, this is Washington’s signature clean energy event, bringing together members … Continue reading

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Why choose Living Building Certification?

The following post is by Jordan Sullivan, PCL Construction Services, Inc.         Dear Seattle Residents and Developers, In an effort to encourage sustainable development needed to reach the long-term goal of carbon neutrality by 2050, the City of Seattle introduced … Continue reading

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D.C. project that houses homeless wins AIA award

Affordable housing has gotten a lot of press lately in Seattle, so it’s interesting to see how other cities are addressing the issue. LEO A DALY and and its design partner Studio Twenty Seven Architecture were honored recently for a … Continue reading

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