The Bullitt Center not only set its sights very high; it is having a ripple effect on suppliers of building materials.
When EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson visited Seattle last month for a talk at UW’s graduation, there was one visit she and her staff weren’t interested in promoting. On Saturday morning, just before the graduation, she and a few of her staffers made an unpublicized stop at 15th and Madison. (The low profile was to avoid distracting attention from her graduation speech.)
More here: http://crosscut.com/2012/07/23/architecture/109684/greenest-commercial-building-earth-rises-seattle/