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SeaGreen CoverSeaGreen Affordable Housing Guide gives Seattle's affordable housing providers an opportunity to develop affordable housing using green building strategies.

SeaGreen begins with a checklist of Sustainability practices. The manual follows this with strategies which contribute:

  • less depletion of natural resources
  • lowering operating costs
  • reducing maintenance needs

Contents of SeaGreen:

SeaGreen Sustainability Plan Template Checklist

1 - Enhanced Design
             Design Development
             Construction Documents
             Close-Out
2 - Site & Water
             Site Management
             Surface Water
             Landscape/Irrigation
             Indoor Water Conservation
             Design
3 - Energy Efficiency
             Building Envelope & Air Sealing
             Mechanical/Equipment
             Electrical, Lighting & Appliances
             Design
             Innovation
4 - Health & Indoor Air Quality
             Materials
             Fresh Air Ventilation
             Education
5 - Materials Efficiency
             Waste Management & Recycling
             Foundation
             Framing
             Roof & Skin
             Interior Finishes
6 - Operations & Maintenance

Appendices
             Appendix A: Advanced Framing
             Appendix B: Heating Systems

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