The efficient way
to better business Offering resources, support and cost-effective solutions that lead to holistically efficient buildings

With funding from Northwest utilities and energy efficiency organizations, BetterBricks helps Northwest building professionals gain a competitive edge in the market. Whether you design, build, manage, sell or operate commercial buildings, BetterBricks provides the resources and tools you need to incorporate energy efficiency, and its many benefits, into your buildings and business practices.

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Solutions & Strategies

Find the right solution or strategy for your project.


Utilize the latest window technologies to increase building performance.

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Learn the latest in advanced lighting techniques and technologies.

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Get to know the most efficient commercial HVAC solutions.

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Integrated Design

Take a holistic approach to efficient building design.

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Building Renewal

Get a customized step-by-step plan to reduce energy usage by 35%.

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Building Operations

Lower costs and improve comfort by operating your building more efficiently.

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Strategic Energy Management (SEM)

Embed long-term strategic energy management practices into your operations.

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Discover the specific drivers of your building’s energy usage.

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Developed alongside industry leaders and Northwest utilities specifically for the commercial real estate market, the CRE Hub helps you narrow your list of energy efficiency resources to quickly get the building design, use, operation and maintenance tools you need the most.

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Featured Case Study

A City on the Move

Shanghai, Stockholm…Seattle? The Emerald City is rapidly entering the ranks of global cities. The region is home to some of the world’s largest tech companies and there are construction cranes on virtually every corner of the city center.

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