Two projects — zHome in Issaquah, Washington, in the Seattle area, and DPR Construction Headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona — recently earned Net Zero Energy Building (NZEB) certification from the International Living Future Institute (ILFI).
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J. Mariah Brown is a technical research writer and the owner of Writings by Design, a comprehensive business writing service company that specializes in business development, promotion, and client outreach. She has worked in a variety of technical and non-technical industries including, but not limited to, Government, Non-Profit, Engineering, Translation and Interpretation, Christian and Women’s Publications, and Fashion and Beauty. She is a graduate of the prestigious E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University and is currently pursuing a master's degree from Gonzaga University in Communication and Organizational Leadership.
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