NW Wind & Solar completed the installation of the 68 kW Photovoltaic Solar Electric system for the Lake City Court project. When this 86-unit apartment building in northeast Seattle was completed in late 2011, it became the greenest affordable housing in Washington State.

Green features

  • 4,500 square feet of photovoltaic panels will generate 10 percent of the building’s annual electricity consumption -- 30 percent less energy for space heating than if the project were designed to meet current Washington State Energy Code
  • 1,500 square feet of solar hot water heater panels will generate 20 percent of the building’s annual hot water needs
  • All appliances Energy Star-rated
  • Energy Star Advanced Lighting Package
  • High-efficiency water-conserving fixtures
  • On-demand hot water
  • Hot water radiant heating
  • All utilities individually metered

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