David Vandervort Architects

(206) 784-1614
www.vandervort.com

Business Description
A design oriented firm seeking environmentally responsible solutions to unique projects with a specialty in custom homes, both new and remodel. Our focus is on carefully responding to our clients’ needs, integrating architecture and site, and using appropriate materials and new technology to achieve high-quality construction and optimum use of the earth’s resources.

Examples of Projects:
NEXTHouse: a sustainable demonstration home featured in March 2006 NW Home and Garden.

zHome: a net-zero energy townhome community in Issaquah, Washington.

Magnolia Residence: December 2003 Seattle Times Open House.

Key Peninsula Residence: LEED Gold certified custom residence. ECOHome Merit Award Winner and Pacific Magazine featured home.

Numerous San Juan Islands residences.

Selected as "2009 Firm of the Year" by Northwest Home Magazine. Please visit our website to view the article which emphasizes our "green" focus in conjuntion with good design.
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Seattle, WA US 
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2000 Fairview Ave E suite 103,
Seattle, Washington,
United States, 98102 
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Hello. These panels are simply a painted smooth Hardie Panel applied over 1/2" furring strips. There is a 1/2" gap between the panels. Please see the Hardie website for more info: http://www.jameshardie.com/homeowner/products_siding_hardiepanelSiding.py
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Hello. These are aluminum frame windows by Milgard. They have been trimmed out with mahogany boards.
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Going Solar at Home: Solar Panel Basics

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There are other, less obvious choices for storing energy ... they are often also less efficient than batteries, but can be cleaner or easier to maintain in some cases, especially for folks who are out in the boonies and off the grid. The need is to change from electrical energy to potential energy of some sort, and there are a lot of different ways to store potential energy.
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Funkylook: As with most technologies, the batteries are the bit that lets them down. I will not be able to generate my total energy supply from the system I am installing, and have no storage. However, with a bit of thought about when I run the dishwasher, washing machine and how I use hot water, I will be paying very little to my power co, and with luck, will sometimes get a little back. (Fingers crossed - we have just had an unprecedented two weeks of cloud and rain here :-( )
For most of us, we are not trying to to off the grid, just lessen our dependence on the grid.
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David and his team did some remodel design explorations for our midcentury home in Edmonds. His approach is extremely thoughtful, thorough, imaginative, consci...
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My Family friends told us these contractors were really good at what they do and really nice and considerate. The Pay for the job and how long it toke didnt tak...
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I hired David Vandervort Architects to supervise the building of my home and then four years later the tenant improvement for my neighborhood primary care medic...
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Having interviewed 5 architect firms, we decided on Vandevort Architects to design our home. We specifically worked with Mike Butrim. Our experience with this...
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