Mixed-Use

Arbora Court

Image © Weber Thompson Architects

Image © Weber Thompson Architects

Client: Bellwether Housing
Architect: Weber Thompson Architects
Project Size: 125,000 sf

Services

  • Utility Bill Analysis
  • Benchmarking
  • Model Calibration
  • Informing Design
  • Efficiency Measure Analysis
  • Seattle Energy Code Compliance

The Arbora Court Apartments is a project being realized by Bellwether along with University Christian Church (UCC). It is a new, 133 unit affordable, housing project planned for the bustling University District of Seattle. Leveraging a grant from Enterprise Green Communities, Bellwether Housing assembled a robust team of consultants, designers, and a contractor, Walsh Construction, to develop and evaluate a large package of energy, water, and waste saving strategies early in the design. 360 spearheaded the utility bill analysis of two, recently built, similar buildings in the owner’s portfolio, and used the existing building information to inform and tune the occupant dependent loads assumed for the UCC design analysis. The eQUEST energy model developed by 360 for the project was used to calculate the savings of over 30 different efficiency measures, bundled into multiple packages. 360 worked closely with Bellwether and Walsh to compile the construction costs, utility costs savings, and utility incentives into a comprehensive financial analysis.

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 Photo Credit: Sandeep Doddaballapur

Photo Credit: Sandeep Doddaballapur

Client: Stream Real Estate
Architect: Nicholson Kovalchick Architects
Project Size: 36,000 sf

Services:

  • Informing Design
  • LEED for Homes - Midrise Energy Modeling

Stream Fifteen is a new, 34 unit mid-rise development in Seattle’s Capitol HIll neighborhood. The project is targeting ‘Gold’ under the LEED for Homes Mid-Rise rating system.  The project incorporates a range of energy and water efficient systems like the almost exclusively LED lighting design (integrated occupancy sensors in designated areas), EnergyStar rated appliances, low-flow plumbing fixtures and, condensing domestic hot water heaters.  The lobby on level has been naturally ventilated and corridors on levels 2 and above are being ventilated with un-tempered air.  The project sources all its power through Green-e Certified sources to achieve zero net carbon emissions.  The project has a high walk-ability score of ‘91’ and provides a bike storage to support low carbon commute.

The Martin

Photo © Laura Summers

Photo © Laura Summers

Sector: Multi-family
Client: Vulcan Inc.
Project Size: 238,000 sf

Services

  • Informing Design
  • LEED-NC Energy Modeling
  • LEED-NC Measurement and Verification

The Martin is a new, 188 unit high-rise apartment development in the Midtown neighborhood of Seattle, Washington. The project has been certified Gold under the LEED-NC 2009 rating system. The design utilizes a range of energy and water efficient systems, such as water loop heat pumps, high-efficiency space and water heating boilers, EnergyStar appliances, low-flow plumbing fixtures, and lighting occupancy sensors in most all common spaces. Energy modeling was used to inform the design of ventilation systems by evaluating the impacts of variable-flow corridor ventilation and super-efficient whole house fans. Finally, utilizing the process of measurement and verification, the actual performance of the Martin's design was evaluated, thereby closing the loop on the design of this exceptional project.

 

Smith and Burns

Photo Credit: Sandeep Doddaballapur

Photo Credit: Sandeep Doddaballapur

Client: Mack Urban, LLC
Architect: Nicholson Kovalchick Architects
Project Size: 184,000 sf

Services

  • Informing Design
  • Seattle Energy Code Envelope Compliance
  • LEED for Homes - Midrise Energy Modeling
  • Utility Incentive Coordination

Smith and Burns is a new 150 unit mid-rise development in the Wallingford neighborhood of Seattle, Washington. The project is targeting ‘Silver’ under the LEED for Homes Mid-Rise rating system. The project incorporates a range of energy and water efficient systems like the exclusively LED lighting design (integrated occupancy sensors in designated areas), variable refrigerant flow (VRF) split-type multi-zone system to condition the common areas on Level 1, the rooftop gas-fired make-up air (MUA) units have a variable flow drive (VFD) control to regulate the ventilation rate in the corridors, EnergyStar rated appliances, low-flow plumbing fixtures and, condensing domestic hot water heaters.

Muriel's Landing

Client/Architect: Caron Architecture
Project Size: 75,000 sf

Services

  • Seattle Energy Code Compliance
  • Built Green Energy Analysis

Muriel's Landing is new mixed-use project located in Seattle's vibrant University District. The project features a combination of streetfront commercial space, above-grade, enclosed parking, and 100 apartment units. The project targeted a Built Green 4-star rating and includes an energy efficient envelope, appliances, and water heating systems.