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Priority Green Expedited - Resources

Resources and Green Building Tips

General Resources

Resources Related to Development Site Requirements:

Information about Deconstruction and Salvage:

    • Learn more about Residential DeconstructionSalvage Building Materials, and Construction and Demolition Waste Management
    • The Seattle Residential Code allows the use of used sawn lumber in Seattle Residential Code (SRC) section R602.1.1.1. Used sawn lumber identified with a grade mark in good condition and devoid of areas of decay shall be assumed to meet the requirements of SRC Section R602.1.1 or shall comply with the following:
      • Dimensional lumber not identified with a grade mark that has a nominal thickness of 2 inches with a nominal width of 6 inches, or less, shall be assumed to be spruce-pine-fir stud grade and shall have structural properties assigned in accordance with current adopted standards. All other dimensional lumber shall be assumed to be hem-fir No. 2 grade and shall have structural properties assigned in accordance with current adopted standards.
         Information about Lead:

Information from Oregon:

Resources Related to Embodied Carbon:

Resources Related to Energy Modelling

Resources Related to Refrigerant Management

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