Miami-based Water Conservation Startup Investing in Denver

DENVER — EcoSystems, a Miami-based water and energy efficiency company founded by two brothers who represent the next generation of sustainable development, is investing in growth in the Denver market – specifically among multifamily properties and sustainable renovations. The company has hired Phil Tollios as project leader to oversee the Denver market growth and …

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Denver Pursues LEED for Cities Certification

DENVER — The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), creators of the LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) green building program, with support from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation, has announced a new grant program designed to recognize the sustainability and green building achievements of U.S. cities pursuing LEED for …

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Colorado Falls to No.10 on USGBG List of LEED Buildings

DENVER — This week, The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released its annual list of the Top 10 States for LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), the world’s most widely used green building rating system. The list ranks states in terms of certified square feet per resident in 2017. Colorado …

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Groundbreaking: Pinkard Construction Underway on Vida for DHA

DENVER – Pinkard Construction Company has broken ground on Denver Housing Authority’s (DHA) new ground-up mixed-use senior housing development, located on West Colfax Avenue between Perry Street and North Quitman Street, near Sloans Lake. VIDA will include 176 units of senior housing, a health clinic, and an adult day center. VIDA replaces a used car …

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CBRE Energy Trends Report: Denver Weathered Downturn Better than Most Markets

DENVER – In the wake of an energy industry downturn that caused oil prices to plummet and rocked energy-exposed office and industrial markets across North America, CBRE’s 2017 North American Energy Trends report found that Denver’s diversified economy helped it weather energy downturn better than most markets. While the energy industry may never be the same, …

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CU Boulder East District Energy Plant Earns LEED Gold Certification

The new East District Energy Plant (EDEP) at the University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder) recently earned LEED Gold certification, the second-to-highest attainable LEED certification level. The project was certified through the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED for New Construction (LEED-NC) system. The RMH Group (RMH) served as the project’s …

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DaVita to Sponsor Mayor Hancock’s Sustainable Denver Summit

DENVER — Today, Dec. 5, DaVita Inc. (NYSE: DVA), a leading independent medical group and a leading provider of kidney care services in the United States, will join Mayor Michael B. Hancock and community leaders as the presenting sponsor at the third annual Sustainable Denver Summit. The Sustainable Denver Summit will cap off …

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Frisco Retail Center Achieves Summit County’s First LEED-CS Certification

DENVER – NAVA Real Estate Development (NAVA), a Denver-based commercial development firm, announced today that its retail center in Frisco is officially the first commercial project to achieve LEED Certification in Summit County, Colorado. Located just off I-70 on Summit Boulevard, the main thoroughfare between Frisco and Breckenridge, the retail …

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Green Roof Ordinance Approval Odds Look Strong

View here As of 2 a.m. this morning, The Denver Green Roof Initiative’s approval odds look good. Yes votes for the Initiated Ordinance 300, led by Brandon Rietheimer, lead by more than four percentage points, 52.2 percent to 47.8 percent. Image of FLIGHT green roof install, courtesy of Zeppelin Development.

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President of Zeppelin Development Donates $5000 to Green Roof Initiative

By Katie Rapone DENVER – Ahead of the Nov. 7 election, Kyle Zeppelin, president of Zeppelin Development, has committed a $5,000 donation to the Denver Green Roof Initiative. If passed, the ballot initiative will require that all new buildings greater than 25,000 square feet, dedicate a portion of their rooftop to green space …