Tour Bellingham’s Award-Winning Green Home!

Bellingham now has a new award to add to its list! The Holcomb House in Bellingham’s Fairhaven neighborhood, built by Aiki Homes, won 2010’s Green Home Award in the Western Washington Custom Home category.

Built and certified using a Built Green checklist, the Holcomb House competed against other green homes from Western Washington, all designed for health, safety, energy efficiency, and sustainability.

Criteria for judging green homes included energy performance, materials used, low impact to surrounding enviroment, construction techniques, craftsmanship, design, and minimal construction waste generation, according to the Herald.

To tour the Holcomb Home at 1123 17th St. in Fairhaven, make sure to mark your calendars for a free tour from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, May 16.

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