opperman + others 

5-Star Built Green   Runner up on NW Green Home Tour 2014


Specs ​


Electric ductless heat pump - each floor.


Largely undisturbed. Landscaped with native plants & trees


Limited and recycled: plaster, wood, metals, oil burning furnace, appliances                              Materials:  

Preserved original oak floor. Installed     marmoleum flooring,  double pane LowE with Argon windows / fiberglass    exterior.  Energy Star appliances and roofing - white shingle. Installed           salvaged (Second Use) metal kitchen cabinets, hall cabinets, glulam beams for deck, electrical and plumbing fixtures, doors, nautical port light.  Reused original framing, cabinets, plywood and doors. Mechanical (WhisperGreen) and passive venting. 


R60+ ceiling (cellulose); R35+ walls (RMax and Fiberglass EcoBatts). PEX plumbing 'home run' system installed for energy efficiency and ease of repair. Dimmable LED and CFL lighting.  Curbless shower. Earth-quake retrofitted. Conduit for both  future PV solar and charger for electric car.

Indoor Air Quality:  

Low or no VOC finishes throughout. Heat system not air driven through        ducting.                 


South-facing windows, super insulated 

roof system, open rooms with glass doors for more light.


Energy efficiency and low maintenance. 

Light, airy, beautiful, Lake Washington views - Seward Park.  Connection to back yard with large 7' french door and deck.

Designer & Builder :  

Opperman + Others


Tim Parker Construction

Ted Granger Architects

Jon Alexander - Sunshine Construction

Tom Balderston - BuiltGreen Verifier

Bridget Smith Consulting

Nick Andrewes - apprentice carpenter

Second Use Building Materials

Greenwood Heating & Air Conditioning

Windows - Keith Church Dunn Lumber

NOVO Painting & Property Services

Kodiak Island Plumbing

Neric Pro Build (tile)     

Ecotope, Inc

Todd Gentry - Demolition 

CDL Recycle


Seward Park Deep green whole house remodel