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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 …

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GH Phipps Mark Dedication for Largest Carbon-Neutral, Net-Zero Library in U.S.

Greenwood Village, CO — The Tutt Library Renovation and Addition project was in the spotlight during Colorado College’s Homecoming Weekend, with a ribbon-cutting on October 14 celebrating the completion of a project that moves the school further in its goals for sustainability. The school describes Tutt as the largest carbon-neutral, net-zero energy academic …


Denver Mayor Formerly Opposes Green Roof Initiative

View here Denver Mayor Michael Hancock has formally opposed Initiative 300, a ballot measure that would require many buildings in Denver to feature environment-friendly “green roof” amenities, “While green roofs support many sustainability objectives, Initiative 300 is not the right approach for Denver,” Hancock’s office said in a statement made …


Small Colorado Community Among Nation’s Top 10 for LEED Projects

View here The community of Edwards, CO, west of Vail and Avon is among the top 10 leaders in the nation for LEED projects. According to Abodo’s report looking at LEED construction across the U.S, Edwards has 1.94 LEED projects for every 1,000 people.