The Seattle 2030 District is a groundbreaking high-performance building district in downtown Seattle that aims to dramatically reduce environmental impacts of building construction and operations through education and collaboration across every sector of the built environment.

District Goals

Existing Buildings 

  • Energy Use:  A minimum of 10% reduction below the National median by 2015 with incremental targets, reaching a 50% reduction by 2030.
     
  • Water Use: Manage stormwater peak discharge and potable water use within the District by 50% below the District baseline by 2030, with incremental targets of 20% by 2020, 35% by 2025, reaching 50% by 2030.
  • CO2e of Auto and Freight:  A minimum of 10% reduction below the current District average by 2015 with incremental targets, reaching a 50% reduction by 2030.

New Construction

  • Energy Use:  An immediate 60% reduction below the National average with incremental targets, reaching carbon neutral by 2030.
     
  • Water Use:  Immediately manage the combination of stormwater peak discharge and potable water use by 50% below the District baseline.
  • CO2e of Auto and Freight:  An immediate 50% reduction below the current District Average.
For more detailed information on the 2030 District Baselines click here.

Calendar

Friday, December 19, 2014 - 9:00am to 11:30am