Seattle's recently completed Stream Belmont by NK Architects is the latest in upscale living. Located in the trendy Capitol Hill neighborhood, the new apartment complex is close to tons of amenities such as good restaurants, public transit, and shops. Designed to hit the LEED Gold certification, the building also boasts huge windows to soak up whatever sun might happen to shine, along with energy efficient strategies and sustainable materials. And to top it all of? The complex was constructed with a net zero carbon footprint.
The Stream Belmont is a 6-story, 70-unit apartment building in Seattle’s Capital Hill neighborhood with close proximity to tons of shops, restaurants and transit. In fact, the building is so well situated it boasts a walkability score of 98 according to Walk Score. Residents have the option of studio, 1 bedroom and 2 bedroom apartments with loft options, and each apartment enjoys large windows and a private balcony. On top, there is a large rooftop deck to take in the views of downtown Seattle and get a taste of the sun or rain.
Residents will enjoy knowing that their brick and cedar apartment building was built with a net zero carbon footprint. The developers, Stream Real Estate, and NK Architects worked through Forterra’s C3 program to plant native trees in the region to offset the footprint of the construction. Designed to meet LEED Gold certification standards, the building also features high efficiency strategies, including reverse cycle air-to-water chillers to heat domestic hot water, reflective roofing, LED lighting, Energy Star appliances, and passive cooling. Inside, there is abundant daylight, no VOC paints and finishes, underground parking and bike parking.
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