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Green Building

Lightcatcher Building

Green building integrates sustainable development and sustainability. Green building seeks to achieve ecological and aesthetic harmony between a structure and its surrounding environment.

Effective green building can:

Advanced Methods and Materials

AMM400 - Advanced Framing (PDF)

AMM305 - Raingardens (PDF)
AMM304 - Amended Soils (PDF)
AMM303 - Vegetated Roof (PDF)
AMM302 - Pavers (PDF)
AMM301 - Pin Foundation (PDF)
AMM300 - Porous Concrete/Asphalt (PDF)

AMM202 - Rainwater Harvesting (PDF) and Rainwater Harvesting Permitting Guide(PDF)
AMM201 - Composting Toilets (PDF)
AMM200 - Waterless Urinals (PDF)

AMM101 - Solar Water Heating Systems (PDF)
AMM100 - Roof Mounted Photovoltaic Solar Panels (PDF)

Green Building in Bellingham

View this interactive map developed by City GIS staff and Sustainable Connections. It shows City projects that used Low Impact Development techniques for stormwater management.

Map of green buildings and low impact developments in Bellingham (4,700K PDF) - To purchase a hard copy, contact the Planning Division.

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