Overview of Built Green Programs

Thirty of Washington's counties are currently served by the eleven Built Green programs listed below. Each program is different - some certify only new single family homes; others offer certification for remodels, communities, and multi-family projects. (Townhomes are treated as single family homes for certification purposes. ) In general, 1- to 3-star levels can be verified by the builder or developer; 4- and 5-star levels require hiring an independent third-party verifier.

If your project is in a county not currently served by a Built Green program, check with your local home builders association (click here to see if it's developing one). You may also contact a nearby association's program; most will certify homes outside of their service area in counties without a program.

If you're a member of a local home builders association without a program, help start one! None of the programs listed below would exist without the active involvement of member companies.

Built Green of Clallam County
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Counties served: Clallam Programs offered: Single family, remodel and community, all with 1- to 5-star levels. Notes: The program offers customized checklists for subcontractors, architects, and engineers. A light commercial program is being developed. Contact: Alma Chong, (360) 452-8160

Built Green of Clallam County

Built Green of Jefferson County
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Counties served: Jefferson Programs offered: Single family, remodel, multi-family and light commercial, all with 1- to 3-star levels. Notes: The program plans to add 4- and 5-star levels in the near future. Contact: Kevin Coker, (360) 385-3878

Built Green of Jefferson County

Built Green of King & Snohomish Counties
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Counties served: King and Snohomish Programs offered: Single family (3- to 5-star levels), multi-family (2- to 5-star levels), remodel (2- to 5-star levels), and communities (1- to 3-star levels). Notes: A commercial program is being developed. Contact: Emily Erickson, (425) 460-8238

Built Green of King & Snohomish Counties

Built Green of Tri-Cities & Walla Walla
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Counties served: Benton, Franklin, Walla Walla, Columbia, Garfield Programs offered: Single family (1- to 3-star levels). Notes: The program plans to add 4- and 5-star levels in the near future. Contact: Renee Dahlgren, (509) 735-2745

Built Green of Tri-Cities & Walla Walla

Built Green Whatcom
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Counties served: Whatcom Programs offered: Single family, remodel and communities, all with 1- to 5-star levels. Contact: Linda Twitchell, (360) 671-4247

Built Green Whatcom

Central Washington Built Green
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Counties served: Yakima, Kittitas, and Klickitat Programs offered: Single family, multi-family and remodel, all with 2- to 5-star levels. Contact: Carly Faul, (509) 454-4006

Central Washington Built Green

Inland Northwest Built Green
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Counties served: Spokane, Whitman, Grant, Pend Oreille, Ferry, Stevens, and Lincoln Programs offered: Single family, multi-family and remodel, all with 2- to 5-star levels. Notes: The program plans to add 4- and 5-star levels of the multi-family and remodel programs in the near future. Contact: Toby Broemmeling, 800-216-1733

Inland Northwest Built Green

Kitsap Built Green
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Counties served: Kitsap Programs offered: Single family, remodel and commercial land development, all with 1- to 3-star levels. Notes: This was the first Built Green program in Washington State. Contact: Art Castle, (360) 479-5778

Kitsap Built Green

Olympia Master Builders - Built Green
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Counties served: Thurston, Lewis, Mason, Grays Harbor, and Pacific Programs offered: Single family and remodel, both with 1- to 5-star levels. Contact: Stacey Genzlinger, (360) 754-0912

Olympia Master Builders - Built Green

SICBA Built Green
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Counties served: Skagit, Island and San Juan Programs offered: Single family, multi-family, remodel and community, all with 1- to 5-star levels. Contact: Ted Clifton, (360) 678-7000

SICBA Built Green

Tacoma-Pierce County Built Green
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Counties served: Pierce Programs offered: Single family, multi-family, remodel and land development, all with 1- to 5-star levels. Contact: Tiffany Speir, (253) 272-2112 ext.105

Tacoma-Pierce County Built Green

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