Orchards at Orenco has been chosen as a Green Winner!

Orchards at Orenco has been chosen as Affordable Housing Finance Reader’s Choice Award winner in the Green Category! A huge congratulations to our partners on this project Ankrom Moisan Architects, Inc., REACH Community Development, Green Hammer, and Housing Development Center. Orchards received Passive building certification and is expected to achieve a nearly 90% energy reduction for heating and 60%-70% reduction of overall energy use compared with a typical building in this region. Residents are already seeing lower utility costs.

 

WALSH Mariners Family Night!

Friday, August 5, 2016, WALSH employees along with their family and friends totaling 114, were fortunate enough attend one of the games on Griffey Weekend at Safeco Field. Some stood in line early to get their commemorative Ken Griffey Jr. Hall of Fame bobble head. It was a winning night all around, perfect weather, great group of people and the Mariners beating the Los Angeles Angels 6-4.

Video and PowerPoint for the 2016 WALSH Building Science Seminar

Walsh Construction hosted our 2016 Building Science Seminar in both Seattle and Portland this summer with a focus on energy consumption reduction and the design and construction of wood structures.

During the morning, presenters focused on low-energy/net-zero energy buildings, embodied energy and life cycle considerations in building structures, while in the afternoon presentations included important considerations such as movement, durability and energy efficiency. The day closed with case studies in mass timber architecture, technology and design. …Read More

Team WALSH supports Susan G. Komen Puget Sound Race for the Cure

This is the fourth year Team WALSH has participated in the Susan G. Komen Puget Sound Race for the Cure and WALSH was the number one team fundraiser under the Company/Corporate division!! Thanks to the generous donations of friends, families, employees, suppliers and subcontractors, we raised a total of $6,175, blowing away the total we raised last year of $4,080. Represented by a team of 15 WALSH employees, family and friends, we walked in support of survivors and in memory… of those we lost to breast cancer. This year we had two survivors on our team and three teammates in the top 100 fundraisers! …Read More

Another Successful WALSH Building Science Seminar

Excellent information and presentations at the WALSH Building Science Seminar put together by General Manager Mike Steffen. Held in Seattle, Washington on June 7th and Portland, Oregon on June 8th over 300+ attendees learned about “Taking Buildings to Low Energy & Beyond” as well as “Taking Wood to the Next Level.”

During the morning, presenters focused on low-energy/net-zero energy buildings and embodied energy and life cycle considerations in building structures, while in the afternoon discussions included the new trajectory of advanced wood construction including important considerations such as movement, durability and efficiency. The day closed with case studies in mass timber architecture, technology and design. …Read More

Julian Hotel Receives Another Historic Award!

Congratulations to the Julian Hotel team on the Historic Preservation Award presented in Corvallis, Oregon on May 19! City of Corvallis Mayor Biff Traber presented Historic Preservation Certificates of Merit to Northwest Housing Alternatives, Willamette Neighborhood Housing Services and Carleton Hart Architecture PC in the Sensitive Rehabilitation category for the 1892 Julian Hotel. Traber stated that the award honored “all of the project partners in their significant efforts to save and restore the historic Julian Hotel with renewed life, preserving a vital presence within our downtown for years to come.”

The Hotel Julian has been a treasured part of Corvallis history since its establishment in the 1880s and its conversion to a place of affordable housing for our elderly and disabled community members is integral to the character of Corvallis. We were honored to be a part of this community-enhancing project and want to congratulate all of our project partners and our WALSH team members Aaron Elliott, Lane Lehrke and Caitlin Kelley!

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Invitation to Trusted Industry Partners: WALSH Quality’s Annual Building Science Seminar 2016

WALSH Quality’s Annual Building Science Seminar
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aking Buildings to Low Energy & Beyond and Taking Wood to the Next Level

Seattle: June 7, 2016: 8am – 5pm
Talaris Conference Center
4000 NE 41st   Seattle, WA
RSVP: crivera@nullwalshconstructionco.com

Portland:  June 8, 2016: 8am – 5pm
Multnomah Athletic Club Grand Ballroom
1849 SW Salmon St.    Portland, OR
RSVP: sstephenson@nullwalshconstructionco.com

Please join us for an informative one-day session with industry leaders as we investigate two important topics. You must RSVP to the above emails to attend. During the morning, we’ll focus on low-energy/net-zero energy buildings and embodied energy and life cycle considerations in building structures, while in the afternoon we’ll discuss the new trajectory of advanced wood construction including important considerations such as movement, durability and efficiency. The day will close with case studies in mass timber architecture, technology and design.

(*Six hours of AIA credits available)