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FLATIRON-AECOM Team Named Apparent Selected Proposer on C-470 Tolled Express Lanes Segment 1

Broomfield, CO – Flatiron Construction Corp. along with its partner AECOM were named Apparent Selected Proposer by the Colorado Department of Transportation to design and build the $215 million, 12-mile C-470 Tolled Express Lanes Segment 1 project in the Denver metro area. Construction of the project is anticipated to begin this summer and is …

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Importance of Resiliency in Buildings Codes/Standards

Washington D.C. – Helping buildings and their systems withstand and recover from natural disasters requires a lot of technical knowledge. Fortunately, ASHRAE has dozens of resources available to help designers make buildings more resilient. The Society took part in the May 10th White House Conference on Resilient Building Codes. “The …

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JE Dunn & gkkworks Add Sustainable Research Center CU Campus

View here The University of Colorado Boulder’s East Campus is now the home of the Sustainability, Energy and Environment Complex (SEEC) that renovated the existing 289,000 SF MacAllister Building to connect with the new 142,000 SF SEEC building that will serve as a multidisciplinary energy and environment research facility. The project …

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Event Round-Up: Meet the Dark Side

By: Julie Wanzer, LEED AP Denver, CO – IIDA Rocky Mountain Chapter hosted the 4th annual Meet the Dark Side event on #Maythe4thBeWithYou at Stoney’s Bar and Grill. The event brought together young professionals from various fields of architecture, engineering, construction, interior design, marketing, real estate development, urban design and …

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The Center at Northridge Celebrates Grand Opening

Westminster, CO – Veritas Management Group – with Pinkard Construction and H+L Architecture – celebrated the grand opening Thursday of the new Center at Northridge, a short-term rehabilitation/skilled nursing facility in Westminster. Attendees included additional care community providers, The Center at Northridge’s Board of Directors, investing members, staff, Veritas Management …

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Event Round-Up: DLR Group’s 50th Anniversary

By: Julie Wanzer, LEED AP Denver, CO – DLR Group hosted their 50th Anniversary Celebration last night, transforming their Denver office in the SugarCube Building into a welcoming gala scene complete with a DJ, appetizer station, two bars and an open balcony space. Guests were greeted with the opportunity to vote …

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Colorado Engineering Council Announces 2016 Recognition Awards

Denver, CO – The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Colorado presented its annual recognition awards honoring individuals for their contributions to the consulting engineering profession, advancement of the industry and contributions to the community during its 2016 annual meeting held on April 8 at Lakewood Country Club. Lauren Evans, …

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New ASHRAE Study Outlines 30 Energy Saving Measures To Reach Toward Net Zero Energy

Atlanta, GA – Application of 30 specific energy savings measures across all building types and climate zones resulted in cutting energy use by nearly half, according to results of newly approved research funded by ASHRAE. The national weighted change is 47.8 percent more energy efficient than Standard 90.1-2013 based on site …

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Convex Nature of Design

In the pursuit of design excellence and creating a unique user-experience, fabricating the client’s vision into structural form can often times seem untenable… Much like expeditioner Zebulon Pike, who upon gazing at Pike’s Peak apex for the first time in 1806, purportedly claimed it to be unreachable, the design and …

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Ideas for a Growing City: Women in Design Hosts 11th Annual 8X8 Event

Denver, CO – Women in Design (WiD), a Denver-based non-profit dedicated to improving opportunities for women in professions serving the built environment, today announced its annual 8×8 event will be held April 21st at Industry, 3001 East Brighton Boulevard, in Denver. The lineup includes the following speakers:  Meg Froelich, candidate …

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