Should you remodel your home, or build new? Learn what to consider when making this tough decision.

Building a “green” project is both important and complex.

Understanding each project’s needs is critical for success. Eco-conscious design is not a blanket treatment.

Sustainable design is more than fulfilling the requirements of a checklist — although those metrics can often be a helpful guide. Truly effective green design requires a careful and considerate approach to the specific site conditions. At the start of every project, we create a series of recommendations and approaches to ensure that your project is as sustainable as it can be. We focus on what is appropriate for the specifics of your property, feasible for your budget, and how it will improve the quality of life of everyone who inhabits the space.

Built Green Member

Built Green Member

Board & Vellum is a proud member of Built Green, and we’re thrilled to announce that our Ballard Locks Residence is certified 4-Star Built Green.

Certified Passive House Consultant

Certified Passive House Consultant (CPHC)

Board & Vellum principal Jeff Pelletier is a Certified Passive House Consultant (CPHC). Passive House is a science-based approach to sustainable design.

LEED Certified

LEED Certified by the U.S. Green Building Council

Our team consists of several LEED-accredited professionals who possess comprehensive knowledge of contemporary sustainable practices.

We are in this together.

Our goal is to be a vital member of the community that is actively leading the charge. As we’ve pushed forward, we’re honored by the recognition we’ve received as we reach for new goals.

Built Green Certified: 4-Star Rating

Built Green Certified 4-Star Rating for Ballard Locks Residence

Our Ballard Locks Residence is now Built Green Certified with a 4-Star rating. Many thanks to wonderful clients and the construction team at Hammer & Hand!

2014 Green Building Slam

Ada’s Technical Books & Café Featured at the 2014 Green Building Slam

At the 2014 Green Building Slam, Board & Vellum presented our work on local favorite, Ada’s Technical Books & Café, featured as one of 10 projects honored at this year’s slam.

Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties: 2014 Green Remodeling Excellence Award

Ada’s Technical Books & Café Wins 2014 REX Award

Board & Vellum’s Ada’s Technical Books & Café project is honored with a Green Remodeling Excellence (REX) award in 2014.

Considering a project? Or, just curious about something?

Send us your questions about design, architecture, interiors, landscape, third places, LEGO rooms… Anything, really. We’re always eager to meet new people, and we’d love to get to know you, your project, and your goals.

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Seattle Business Magazine Best Companies to Work For 2018: Board & Vellum

In the Top 10 for small business for the 3rd year in a row!

Best of Houzz 2019: Design & Service – Board & Vellum

Recognized for “Design” & “Service” for the 6th year!

LEED Certified in White

Our team includes LEED-accredited professionals.

Certified Passive House Consultant in White

Our team includes Passive House certified professionals.

PSBJ’s Top 25 LGBTQ-Owned Businesses 2016 in White

Honoring companies that lead in promoting equality.

Board & Vellum on PSBJ's WA's Best Workplaces List for 4th Year!

Ranked for the 4th year in a row as a great place to work!