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
Custom Residential

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
Custom Residential

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
Commercial Office, Custom Residential, Multi-Family Residential

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 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!

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.

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.

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Seattle Business Magazine's 100 Best Places to Work in Washington 2017 Winner

Scored in the Top 10 for small business for 2 years in a row!

Houzz Best of 2017: Design and Service in White

Voted by our clients to win for the 4th consecutive year!

LEED Certified in White

Our team includes LEED-accredited professionals.

Certified Passive House Consultant in White

Principal Jeff Pelletier is Passive House certified.

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

Honoring companies that lead in promoting equality.

PSBJ Washington’s Best Workplaces 2017 – Board & Vellum

Ranked for the 3rd year in a row as a great place to work!