Energy Code Evolution: What's New For Denver, Boulder, and Colorado


OrganizerUSGBC Colorado


June 10, 2020

This webinar is part of the Virtually Green USGBC Mountain Region Webinar Series.

Energy codes have changed A LOT this year. This diverse panel of local building officials and energy experts will discuss the impacts of the new energy codes in Denver, Boulder, and statewide. Hear the stories of how the changes came about, find out about the new methods of compliance, and learn how codes will align with Colorado's goals of sustainability and resilience. Finally we will look at some case studies of specific projects to see how each would perform under the different code metrics, including a LEED baseline.

Date & Time: Wed, June 10, 2020; 11:45 AM – 1:00 PM MDT

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Learning Objectives:

Identify code changes for different jurisdictions in Colorado.

Assess the resilience and sustainability goals for Colorado and our cities.

Differentiate the various energy code compliance options and methods.

Assess typical project performance under various energy code compliance methods


Elizabeth Gillmor, PE, BEMP, LC, LEED AP / President, Energetics Consulting Engineers, LLC

Christy Collins, AIA, LEED AP BD+C / Engineer/Architect Specialist - Green Building Ordinance, City and County of Denver

Chrsitin Whitco, PE, LEED AP / Energy Code Coordinator, City of Boulder

Christine Brinker, AEE, DGCP / Sr. Associate, Buildings Efficiency, Southwest Energy Efficiency Project



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