Explosive growth. Unprecedented housing inequity. Climate change. How can King County address all three?
Project technical specs, eligibility criteria, selection processes, an MOU, and how to submit a building for consideration. In other words, the nuts & bolts of becoming an Exemplary Buildings demonstration project.
A market-transforming response at the intersection of three urgent regional challenges. Deep cross-sector collaboration. Open source knowledge-sharing for systemic change. Let’s partner.
The Exemplary Buildings Program is a bold idea. And bold ideas evoke both lots of excitement and lots and lots of questions. We love the questions just as much as the excitement. See if we’ve answered yours.
NEW INFO! Workshop videos & design guidelines on Balanced Ventilation, Early Integrative Design, Water, Solar, and Wall Assemblies...Read more
HDC’s Exemplary Buildings Program is showing how to design for housing equity, tenant health, and building decarbonization—a "just transition" in our approach to the lived environment.
Seattle City Light is excited to partner with the Housing Development Consortium to demonstrate exemplary design and construction practices that improve long term affordability, comfort, and health, while providing equitable access to new, clean energy technologies.