Ellis Residence Featured on Bainbridge Island TV

Open House #4

The Ellis’ are holding their final open house before they move onto their new home. Please join us to see the Ellis Residence at substantial completion.

The Roof Is Alive! …with vegetation.

1300 square feet of the lower roof of the residence is covered in a pre-planted vegetated roofing system. The system consists of 3′ x3′ panels with pre-grown, drought tolerant sedums layed in a grid to form a cohesive surface of vegetation. The vegetated roof will preform several functions:   1. Reduce roof storm water runoff by … Continue reading

Mechanical Mini-series: Photovoltaics

These Seattle Architects had the opportunity to climb up on the roof of the Ellis Residence to film the installation of the 20 panel, 4 kw photovoltaic system which will supply about 40% of the power to the residence. The system features 200 watt panels from Sanyo. The panels harness the rays of the sun to create DC electricity which is … Continue reading

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