LBC certification is likely by next January. "This is in the cloudiest city in the lower 48 states," Schwer adds. "If you can do it in Seattle, you can do it anywhere else."

Project Team

Owner-Developer: Bullitt Foundation

Architect: The Miller Hull Partnership LLC

General Contractor: Schuchart

Engineers: DCI Engineers, structural; PAE Consulting Engineers, mechanical, electrical and plumbing; Springline Design, civil; Terracon, geotechnical; 2020 Engineering, water system

Consultants: Berger Partnership, landscape architect; Integrated Design Lab, Puget Sound College of Built Environments-University of Washington, lighting; RDH Building Envelope Consultants; Solar Design Associates Inc.