USGBC: Snowmass Village Building Tour

Join the USGBC Colorado Roaring Fork branch for a tour of Snowmass Village. This will include a tour of Aspen Skiing Company’s 115 KW micro-hydroelectric plant on Snowmass Mountain. Using water from a snowmaking pond, it generates 150,000 kWh annually, preventing the emission of 300,000 pounds of carbon dioxide. Also …

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USGBC: Fire & Ice Movie Night (Roaring Fork)

Fire. Our community’s largest natural disaster threat and one that can be avoided by proper mitigation and utilization of fireproofing materials. Ice. Our community’s most treasured natural wonder and what steps we can take to protect our winters. Join the USGBC Colorado Roaring Fork branch for a networking event which …

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USGBC: Tour of CU Boulder Grounds & Recycling Operations Center

In the summer of 2015, the brand new Grounds and Recycling Operations Center began operations on the CU campus. The GROC is an intermediate step in the recycling process between the campus buildings at the University of Colorado and the end markets for recycling. Recyclable materials collected from recycling bins …

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AIA and USGBC Continuing Education Learning Seminar

Hosted by: The Government of Ontario and Canadian Consulate in Denver Cost: Free. Registration is required. Continental breakfast and lunch provided Who should attend? Architects, LEED APs, Engineers and Building Professionals Agenda Overview: 8:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.  Registration, continental breakfast and exhibits 9:15 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.  Seminar For more information, or if you …

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USGBC: Hard Hat Tour UCCS Ent Center for the Arts

The $70 million project is pursuing LEED v2009 Gold certification and is expected to be completed by January 2018. This 80,000-square-foot building is a state-of-the-art facility hub for the Department of Visual and Performing Arts as well as a synergistic and innovative collaboration involving the university, the VAPA department, community …

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USGBC: Emerging Professionals Fall Happy Hour

It’s that time of the year again! Join the USGBC Colorado Emerging Professionals for the annual fall happy hour. Meet and mingle with other professionals in Denver’s green building community and learn more about how you can become a member of USGBC Colorado. All ages and levels of experience are …

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WELL Building Standard Overview

Learn about WELL from GBCI Certification Reviewer Clare Epke, who will cover the purpose, key components and structure of the rating system. This course is avaialble for 1 GBCI continuing education hour and 1 AIA HSW learning unit. Our built environment can shape our habits and choices, regulate our sleep-wake cycle, drive us …

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Sustainability at Denver International Airport & Tour of the Westin at DEN

Join the Metro Branch and Emerging Professionals at the Westin to learn more about sustainability at Denver International Airport. During this educational event, attendees will hear from DIA facilities on current initiatives at the airport and then a brief introduction of the Westin’s LEED certification. Following the presentation, a tour …

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USGBC Names New President & CEO

The USGBC Board of Directors recently announced that Mahesh Ramanujam has completed the transition into his new role as president and CEO of USGBC. He will also serve as president and CEO of USGBC’s sister organization, GBCI. Formerly USGBC’s COO, Ramanujam takes the reins from Rick Fedrizzi, USGBC’s founding chair, …

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USGBC Green Schools Summit

The Green Schools Summit is an annual education and networking event hosted by USGBC Colorado and organized by a dedicated group of volunteers from the Green Schools Initiative. It is Colorado’s only conference dedicated to convening green building industry professionals, school decision makers, educators and parents. The event provides a …

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