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
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 (CPHC)
Board & Vellum principal Jeff Pelletier, and a growing number of our team members, are Certified Passive House Consultants (CPHCs). Passive House is a science-based approach to sustainable design.
We are in this together.
Our goal is to be a vital member of the community actively leading the charge. As we’ve pushed ahead, we’re honored by the recognition we’ve received as we reach for new goals.
BUILD Sustainable Building Awards 2019
We are thrilled to report that Board & Vellum has been honored by BUILD magazine as the Architecture & Interior Design Firm of the Year for the state of Washington for the BUILD Sustainable Building Awards. In the words of BUILD, the merit-based Sustainable Building Awards “reward the work done within the vast green building […]
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On the list for small business for the 4th year in a row!
Recognized for “Design” & “Service” for the 7th year!
Our team includes LEED-accredited professionals.
Our team includes certified Passive House consultants.
A Certified LGBT Business Enterprise Since 2016.
Honoring companies that lead in promoting equality.