June 20 Wood Window and Door Restoration and Weatherization

This half-day workshop will show you how and why to preserve and weatherize original wood windows, doors and architectural details. Presented by Dave King, owner of Eco Woodworks, this hands-on workshop will be held at a member’s residence. Address information… Read More


Solar PV Design Workshop

Solar PV Design Workshop, June 18-20th Hosted by: NW Eco-Building Guild Space is limited to 10 participants, so go ahead and reserve your space–email us at classreg.ecobuilding@gmail.com today!   Workshop cost is $250 for all 3 days, with a $50 discount… Read More


June 18 Rain Garden Workshop

NW Eco-Building Guild Rain Garden Workshop, Thursday June 18th Our monthly educational meeting features David Hymel from Nisqually Sustainable Building.  He will give a presentation on construction of rain gardens to control flooding, protect waterways, and provide beneficial habitat. Time… Read More


April 17 & 18 South Sound Green Tour

The South Sound ECO-Builders-Guild Hosts: The South Sound Green Tour Innovation – Education – Inspiration April 17th and 18th, 2010 A community event to celebrate green innovations through education in sustainable building and inspired living. This year’s tour will showcase… Read More


Chamber of Commerce Event

Chamber of Commerce After Hours Event Hosted by: The Artisans Group February 18th, at 5:30pm | 1508 4th Avenue : Join us for a casual after-hours wine and hors d’oeurvres party! We will have a raffle drawing for two bottles… Read More


Our Own Passive House Consultant

We received notice yesterday of news we’ve longed to hear… our  lead building designer, Tessa Smith, passed her grueling exams to achieve status as a certified Passive House consultant! Tessa is one of fewer than 300 certified Passive House Consultant… Read More


Community Resources-Get involved

For so many reasons, Olympia is a great place to live! I can hardly imagine finding anywhere better. For me it’s a package deal, but the cherry on top is the people. Olympia is such a delightful mixed bag and… Read More


Holiday Food Drive

HOLIDAY FOOD DRIVE! Each year, the members of The Artisans Group sponsors a food drive for those in our community who could use a helping hand. We match each donation as a way to say thanks for our happy lot… Read More


Best of Show and Best Kitchen – Tour of Homes Awards

Earlier this week our team attended the Olympia Master Builders Tour of Homes Award night at Little Creek Casino. We are very pleased to announce that we won the ‘Peoples Choice-Best of Show’ and the ‘Judges Choice-Best Kitchen’. The project… Read More


Solar Tour in Olympia

Come join us October 3rd, 2009, for the Olympia Solar Tour of Homes. For the second year running, The Artisans Group is proud to participate in this event. This year we’ll have two stops on the tour to showcase some… Read More