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Tour

USGBC Colorado Metropolitan Branch: EPA Building Tour

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Starts On - September 28, 2016 - 11:00am
Ends On - September 28, 2016 - 12:00pm
1595 Wynkoop Street
Denver , CO 80202

Join the USGBC Colorado Metropolitan Branch for a tour of the LEED Gold EPA Building.

Learn about the construction and operations of this building designed for sustainability and functionality. Energy efficiency, water efficiency, daylighting, and a green roof are examples of sustainable initiatives incorporated into the design of this building.

The tour will also emphasize the ongoing efforts to keep the building operating at a level that meets the mission of the agency. Please join us for an interesting and interactive tour of a federally leased space.

Attendees can earn 1 GBCI continuing education (CE) hour.

Learning objectives

  1. Learn about the challenges and success of the green roof and how it affects stormwater runoff and removing pollutants from stormwater.
  2. Water efficiency and water management are key initiatives incorporated into the design and maintenance of this building, including water efficient plumbing fixtures.
  3. Energy efficiency is also incorporated into this space through HVAC controls, occupancy and daylighting sensors, energy efficient lighting, amongst other techniques.
  4. Sustainable construction materials were used in the build-out phase of this project to earn the LEED Gold rating.

Presenter: Chris Razzazzian, EPA Region 8