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Lakewood-based ICAST Paves the Way for Multifamily Sustainability

With support from a U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) funding opportunity, the International Center for Sustainable Technology (ICAST), a nonprofit headquartered in Lakewood, Colorado, has completed energy-efficiency upgrades to nearly 1,000 multifamily buildings, yielding a reported savings of 7.4 million kilowatt hours (kWh), …

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Unico Expands Pearl Street Sustainability Efforts with Beekeeping Initiative

Unico Properties LLC, a subsidiary of Unico Investment Group LLC has announced a new partnership with The Best Bees Company, a full-service beekeeping operation that delivers, installs and manages beehives in select markets nationwide, to bring new pollinator habitats into the local community. Just in time to celebrate Boulder Pollinator Appreciation Month, the partnership …

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Mayor Hancock Submits 2020 Budget Proposal

This week, Mayor Michael B. Hancock submitted his 2020 spending plan to Denver City Council, a $1.49 billion budget that reflects years of fiscal strength, protects Denver’s prosperity and prepares the city as the economy begins to show signs of moderating. “The people’s priorities are clear, and this budget proposal …

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Developers Release Latest Renderings of T3 RiNo

This week, McCaffery, Hines and Ivanhoé Cambridge released new renderings of T3 RiNo, at 3500 Blake Street. The property is being developed into a six-story, 250,000-square-foot T3 (Timber, Transit and Technology) office building, which will be one of the most environmentally friendly and sustainable developments in Denver. The development team …

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USGBC Report Sees 19% Growth in Green Home Certifications, All-Time High

While affordability and supply chain challenges plague the housing market, there is one area that’s seen consistent growth: the green homes sector. The green single and multifamily sector in the U.S. has been growing and is expected to continue through 2022 with customer demand and a growing green products market …

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Denver-based UDR, Inc. Publishes Inaugural Corporate Responsibility Report

Denver headquartered multifamily real estate investment trust UDR, Inc. (the “Company”) (NYSE: UDR), recently announced the release of the Company’s inaugural 2018 Corporate Responsibility Report and the launch of its Sustainability related website at https://www.udr.com/green-living/. The report and website summarize the Company’s Environmental, Social and Governance (“ESG”) achievements in 2018, and outline its targets …

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Hotel Born at Union Station Earns LEED Silver Certification

Developed by Continuum Partners and designed by architect BOKA Powell, Kimpton Hotel Born Denver, the anchor for Denver’s revitalized Union Station neighborhood, has earned two notable recognitions: a Four Diamond Rating from AAA and LEED Silver certification.  “In a destination as hot as Denver, the combination of these two noteworthy …

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University of Denver Burwell Center for Career Achievement Celebrates Groundbreaking

The University of Denver recently celebrated the groundbreaking of its new Burwell Center for Career Achievement. Designed by Lake|Flato Architects, along with Denver-based design partner Shears Adkins Rockmore (SA+R) in collaboration with Landscape Architect Didier Design Studio, the milestone marks an important step toward transforming the campus into a gathering place for the extended DU community. …

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Vaisala to Break Ground on OZ Architecture-designed Building in Louisville

LOUISVILLE – OZ Architecture has been tapped to design Finland-based Vaisala OYJ’s North American headquarters. The two companies are breaking ground soon on the new 38,000-square-foot office building located at 152 S. Taylor Ave. in Louisville, Colorado. Vaisala OYJ is a global leader in weather, environmental and industrial measurements. The architecture and …

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Energy Efficiency Leader Expands Operations to Denver

DENVER — Redaptive, a leading provider of data-driven energy efficiency services for commercial and industrial customers, has expanded its operations with a new location in Denver. With more than 1,300 sites under management, Redaptive is now continuously monitoring more than 100 million square feet of commercial and industrial facilities for energy …

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