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McKinstry and Fremont RE-2 School District Partner on Utility Savings Project

McKinstry, a national construction and energy services firm, and Fremont RE-2 School District, in consultation with the Colorado Energy Office, have partnered on a $3.2 million project that includes a ~500kW solar PV ground-mounted array to serve the high school and nearly $350,000 in technical services including a two-year student …

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Colorado Community College to Develop New Apprenticeship Model

In an effort to expand pathways to good paying jobs in high-growth and emerging industries, the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) has selected the Colorado Community College System (CCCS) as one of 18 organizations in the nation to serve as a Standards Recognition Entity (SRE) to oversee the development of new, high-quality …

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NAIOP Colorado Launches Partnership with Denver Public School’s CareerConnect

As a leader in commercial real estate, NAIOP Colorado recognizes there is a need for greater diversity and inclusion in our industry. In addition, the organization wants to provide its members with diverse opportunities to take their careers and relationships to the next level. In 2020 NAIOP Colorado launched its …

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Teaching the Next Generation: Mentorship Programs & Workplace Training

By Heather Dolan It is no secret that for many, this year has not gone as planned. We’ve all had to regroup, pivot, and persevere. One thing that seems to be a common thread in every industry though, is that people are spending more time learning and listening to others. Pandemic or not, …

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LOA Architecture Designs Jefferson County Public School

LOA Architecture, a Denver-based full-service architectural design firm, has provided full. architectural service for the Efficiency and Future Ready renovation at Stober Elementary in Lakewood. This project is now under construction with Golden Triangle Construction as the general contractor and completion targeted for later this month. The building improvements include a complete renovation …

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Johnson & Wales University Denver Campus to Hit the Market

The Johnson & Wales University (JWU) Denver Campus will hit the market in September and CBRE has been hired as the exclusive brokerage service provider for the unique property. Located in the South Park Hill area, the campus is comprised of 13 buildings and approximately ±25 acres. Johnson & Wales University was …

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Buell Public Media Center Opens at 21st and Arapahoe

Rocky Mountain Public Media (RMPM) announced today the official opening of its new building, the Buell Public Media Center, located at 2101 Arapahoe St., Denver, CO, 80205. RMPM, the parent company of Rocky Mountain PBS, KUVO JAZZ and THE DROP, is Colorado’s largest statewide, member-supported multimedia organization with 90,000 members and …

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USGBC Helps Cities and Communities Better Prepare for Pandemic Events

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has released two new Safety First pilot credits as part of the LEED for Cities and Communities rating system. The new credits are designed to help local governments and development authorities better prepare for and respond to future pandemic events. The guidance includes strategies for …

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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 …

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