Achieving net-zero at King County Parks North Utilities Crew Shop
How do you solve a problem like achieving net-zero energy use? If you’re the King County Parks team working at the North Utilities Trails Crew Shop near Marymoor Park, you do it through solar panels, new lights and efficient heat pumps and air conditioners. By utilizing these tools they were able to solve the design and financial puzzle of achieving net-zero energy on two buildings with limited roof space available for solar power.
For their efforts the Parks team was awarded the inaugural King County Executive Performance Excellence Award in the Environment category. The awards were created to recognize projects, improvements, and innovations in departments that are driving exceptional, measurable results.
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