Our examples can show you what you can do with your shoreline. Here are examples of freshwater and marine properties evaluated using the GSH Rating System. Learn about what these homeowners did to earn GSH ratings.
Wishing to replace the aging concrete bulkhead that extended the length of the shoreline and remodel the guest house that stood some 20 feet from the shoreline, the owners were attracted to ‘natural shore’ methods used to protect the shoreline in a nearby park.
The owners wished to build a larger house on this single-family lot on Lake Washington, but needed to reduce some of the setback requirements. To compensate for the reduced setbacks, they replaced an existing hardened shoreline with a soft shore.
The owners of this home wanted to minimize their environmental footprint by building a LEEDTM and Built GreenTM-certified home that recognizes the natural characteristics of the site.