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McKinstry, Denver Public Schools Launch Energy Performance Contract Project

McKinstry and Denver Public Schools, in consultation with the Colorado Energy Office, have started work on an Energy Performance Contract project to upgrade 27 schools in the district — totaling more than 3.8 million square feet — to improve the learning environment, address maintenance challenges, reduce utility costs through efficiency improvements, …

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Participate in CU Boulder’s C&I Solar Research Study

Commercial buildings account for approximately 20 percent of energy use in the U.S. with leased spaces representing 50 percent of consumption. A team of students at the University of Colorado-Boulder are tackling this issue of C&I energy use and solar opportunities via a capstone project in conjunction with Boulder-based solar company Independent …


Green Mountain High School Renovation Project Breaks Ground

A groundbreaking ceremony was recently held to celebrate the start of renovations, additions, and upgrades to Green Mountain High School, part of Jeffco Public Schools. The general contractor for the project is GE Johnson Construction Co. The small event was attended by Green Mountain High School leaders, teachers, and community …


The Neenan Company Breaks Ground on Two Projects for Yuma School District

Fort Collins-based design-build firm The Neenan Company will break ground on two separate projects for Yuma School District this month. Funded in part by a bond measure passed by voters last year, these projects will enhance building safety and security, while also modernizing school facilities. The first phase of the …


R+B Named Architect for the New Digital Fabrication Lab at Anderson Ranch Arts Center in Snowmass

Rowland+Broughton Architecture/Urban Design/Interior Design has been selected as the architect on the new Digital Fabrication Lab (Fab Lab) project at Anderson Ranch Arts Center in Snowmass, Colorado. Over its 54-year history, Anderson Ranch Arts Center has had a history of embracing innovative new technologies and incorporating them into the arts …


Certified Business Development Classes Go Virtual June 16

As the the first organization in the country to offer a Certified Business Developer (CBD) accreditation, the mission of the Business Development Guild is to be the premier source of education, coaching and support for the business development profession. Beginning June 16, current and next generation professionals will be able …


SMPS Announces May Virtual Programming

Our current pandemic has changed the way we live, work, and play. And as we adjust and acclimate, the power of resources, connection, and community matter more and more each day. SMPS Colorado is also providing valuable resources for professional development to help you and your firm grow. Join us for weekly webinars and …


DU Defends Title Winning 2020 Rocky Mountain Real Estate Challenge

On the afternoon of April 28, MBA student teams from the University of Colorado and University of Denver virtually competed in the NAIOP 18th Annual Rocky Mountain Real Estate Challenge presented by Land Title Guarantee Company – a real world, development competition featuring the Denver International Airport (DEN) site located …


Willdan Selected for $21M in Colorado School Contracts

Willdan Group, Inc., a nationwide provider of professional technical and consulting services to utilities, government agencies, and private industry, will provide design-build services for — Trinidad District No. 1 and Granada School District Re-2 — two Colorado public school projects. The two schools will have respective budgets of $15.5 million …


Kent Denver School Campus Awarded LEED Platinum Certification

The new middle school at Kent Denver School is the first of several recent projects undertaken by Denver-based architects Semple Brown, as part of the transformation of educational space. The campus is comprised of a range of new construction and extensive renovations of existing space, totaling more than 100,000 square …