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10 Eco-Friendly Seattle Homes To Go Green Over

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If we asked you what your home's HERS score was, would you know? If so, or if you even know what the heck a HERS score is to begin with, you're probably interested in eco-friendly construction and homes around Seattle.

Let's say it's time for you to buy a house, and you have a sweet wad of cash to blow on an eco-friendly pad with a HERS score of less than 70. Your friends will be impressed to know that a HERS score of 70 or below means your house is at least 30% more energy efficient than their standard home. Contributor Elizabeth Tudor decided find out what you can get around town when it comes to energy-efficient, eco-friendly living, ranging from $500K to $1.3M...

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1. 2720 3rd Ave, PH - $1.295M

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2720 3rd Avenue
Seattle, WA 98121

Living inside a building made of concrete and cement does not make you any less environmentally aware, especially when it's Built Green and LEED certified. Dance for the penthouse loft gods as you appreciate your view of Puget Sound.

2. 4007 49th Ave S - $1.2M

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4007 49th Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98118

This remodeled beauty has earned its place among the firs with energy efficient Miele appliances, reclaimed wood, big windows, and a shower spacious enough for six. Shower together to save water! The view of Lake Washington gives you a reason to get up in the morning.

3. 151 Euclid Ave - $895K

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151 Euclid Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122

You can actually dance naked around this house because trees surround it and hide you. Cool off in your library, and emerge with a pipe and book. Enjoy mountain and lake views on one of your three decks.

4. 2703 Franklin Ave E - $799K

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2703 Franklin Avenue East
Seattle, WA 98102

A brand spanking new 4-Star Built Green luxury complex with views of Lake Union, Gas Works Park, and perfect sunsets. You and your neighbors will exchange genuine smiles because a third party has verified your building's green certifications. This is why you dance naked every night.

5. 4500 Fremont Ave N - $699K

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4500 Fremont Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98103

Contemporary and spacious townhome Built Green in central Fremont location. Top floor master suite includes a 5 piece master bath and huge walk-in closet. High-end finishes throughout including granite slab counters, stainless appliances, a built-in 50 bottle wine fridge, hardwoods, limestone and marble.

6. 1901 E Pine St - $679K

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1901 East Pine Street
Seattle, WA 98122

b9 Architects, the brains behind this 5-Star Built Green townhouse made of reclaimed materials, have won two architectural awards. If you're into nude gardening, don't forget you share your garden with the people who live in the other six townhouses.

7. 506 B 26th Ave S - $575K

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506 26th Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98144

The grey tiled shower and bath combination is spacious enough for five water conscious adults to get clean in together. Remember to keep the shades drawn over the floor to ceiling windows as you celebrate being alive inside a 4-Star Built Green townhouse.

8. 4306 36th Ave W - $559K

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4306 36th Avenue West
Seattle, WA 98199

If you're feeling daring and crazy enough, you can run naked in Discovery Park next door. This 5-Star Built Green townhouse is pre-wired for solar panels, has heated floors in the bathrooms, and energy efficient Bosch appliances.

9. 107 A 19 Ave - $539K

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107 19th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122

You will never want to leave your design conscious 4-Star Built Green electric blue house with bright green walls and African mahogany floors. Admire the outline of your pale naked body in the shiny stainless steel cabinets and appliances.

10. 1762 18th Ave S - $499K

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1762 18th Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98144

A Dwell home with a white refrigerator: I die! Ladies, go check this place out, or men, if you're looking for a place your wife will love, this is it. The Australian Cypress floors are gorgeous, but the DJ Booth must go.

1. 2720 3rd Ave, PH - $1.295M

2720 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121

Living inside a building made of concrete and cement does not make you any less environmentally aware, especially when it's Built Green and LEED certified. Dance for the penthouse loft gods as you appreciate your view of Puget Sound.

2720 3rd Avenue
Seattle, WA 98121

2. 4007 49th Ave S - $1.2M

4007 49th Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98118

This remodeled beauty has earned its place among the firs with energy efficient Miele appliances, reclaimed wood, big windows, and a shower spacious enough for six. Shower together to save water! The view of Lake Washington gives you a reason to get up in the morning.

4007 49th Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98118

3. 151 Euclid Ave - $895K

151 Euclid Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122

You can actually dance naked around this house because trees surround it and hide you. Cool off in your library, and emerge with a pipe and book. Enjoy mountain and lake views on one of your three decks.

151 Euclid Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122

4. 2703 Franklin Ave E - $799K

2703 Franklin Avenue East, Seattle, WA 98102

A brand spanking new 4-Star Built Green luxury complex with views of Lake Union, Gas Works Park, and perfect sunsets. You and your neighbors will exchange genuine smiles because a third party has verified your building's green certifications. This is why you dance naked every night.

2703 Franklin Avenue East
Seattle, WA 98102

5. 4500 Fremont Ave N - $699K

4500 Fremont Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98103

Contemporary and spacious townhome Built Green in central Fremont location. Top floor master suite includes a 5 piece master bath and huge walk-in closet. High-end finishes throughout including granite slab counters, stainless appliances, a built-in 50 bottle wine fridge, hardwoods, limestone and marble.

4500 Fremont Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98103

6. 1901 E Pine St - $679K

1901 East Pine Street, Seattle, WA 98122

b9 Architects, the brains behind this 5-Star Built Green townhouse made of reclaimed materials, have won two architectural awards. If you're into nude gardening, don't forget you share your garden with the people who live in the other six townhouses.

1901 East Pine Street
Seattle, WA 98122

7. 506 B 26th Ave S - $575K

506 26th Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98144

The grey tiled shower and bath combination is spacious enough for five water conscious adults to get clean in together. Remember to keep the shades drawn over the floor to ceiling windows as you celebrate being alive inside a 4-Star Built Green townhouse.

506 26th Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98144

8. 4306 36th Ave W - $559K

4306 36th Avenue West, Seattle, WA 98199

If you're feeling daring and crazy enough, you can run naked in Discovery Park next door. This 5-Star Built Green townhouse is pre-wired for solar panels, has heated floors in the bathrooms, and energy efficient Bosch appliances.

4306 36th Avenue West
Seattle, WA 98199

9. 107 A 19 Ave - $539K

107 19th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122

You will never want to leave your design conscious 4-Star Built Green electric blue house with bright green walls and African mahogany floors. Admire the outline of your pale naked body in the shiny stainless steel cabinets and appliances.

107 19th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122

10. 1762 18th Ave S - $499K

1762 18th Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98144

A Dwell home with a white refrigerator: I die! Ladies, go check this place out, or men, if you're looking for a place your wife will love, this is it. The Australian Cypress floors are gorgeous, but the DJ Booth must go.

1762 18th Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98144