Climate Smart Buildings Team Lead for Denver Department of Public Health and Environment. She leads programs that help the City to achieve long-term climate goals in private sector commercial and multifamily buildings. Her work includes the Energize Denver initiative and Denver’s new Green Building Policy.

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Introduction Denver City Council adopted a new Green Building Policy on October 29th, 2018. The policy, among the most ambitious in the United States, will contribute to alleviating Denver’s substantial urban heat island, add green space to the city, provide water quality and storm water benefits, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. All new …

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The goal Commercial and multifamily buildings are responsible for 57% of Denver’s greenhouse gas emissions. Investing an estimated $340 million in improving building energy efficiency could result in 4,000 local jobs and $1.3 billion in energy savings over 10 years. Building energy efficiency is a key component of the City’s efforts to …

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