green living


The High Point community was designed to be a model of green development and sustainable living. SHA assembled a winning combination of builders, developers, architects, city planners and residents to demonstrate that Green Living is Good Living.

If you are considering a new home at High Point, here are just some of the benefits:

New homes are built to practical standards of sustainability. What this means for you is:

  • Reduced costs to heat and cool
  • Overall lower energy use
  • Reduced water use saves both valuable resources and money
  • Home are built to have longer lifecycles and low maintenance costs

When you live at High Point, take comfort in knowing you are in Seattle’s most sustainable neighborhood.

  • State of the art Low Impact Development using nature's own processes to clean storm water run-off before it leaves the community.
  • Landscaped swales along the roadways use native and drought-tolerant plantings to clean run off.
  • A community pond not only provides wonderful views and a place to walk, but also contributes to cleaning water.
  • Special measures protect the water quality of Longfellow Creek, a recently restored salmon spawning stream leading to Puget Sound.
  • Community managing of landscaping, using low-impact methods keep the community looking its best.