Burwell Center for Career Achievement, University of Denver Achieves LEED® Platinum Level Certification
The Burwell Center for Career Achievement at the University of Denver (recently LEED Platinum level certified) is a shining example of what can be accomplished with an owner team dedicated to sustainable, high-performance design and construction methods. Integrating LEED High-Performance Building Elements into the design was accomplished by Green Ideas Building Science Consultants.
Posted: December 16, 2022 | Project Management
Whether you’re working on a sports complex remodel or a historic renovation, every construction project involves a huge number of moving parts — including people, schedules, and costs. While not everyone produces the millions of emails, documents, and workflows typically associated with a large infrastructure project, there is a lot of data that goes uncaptured on any project.
Posted: December 2, 2022 | Project Management
At the start of every construction project, there are always a lot of handshakes (even in the COVID Era). In fact, most of what makes construction work is trust, which comes from a proven record of accomplishment — not expectations. With the use of Web 3.0 systems, a platform of transparency is developed allowing all parties access, and even the ability to create virtualized environments. In other words, all stakeholders in the construction process can create open worlds for each other to enter, govern, and monitor.
Posted: November 25, 2022 | Project Management
Green roofs (sometimes referred to as “vegetated roofs” or “eco-roofs”) consist of a waterproofing membrane, growing medium (soil), and vegetation (plants) overlying a traditional roof. Green roofs can help mitigate the problems that cities create by bringing the natural cooling, water treatment, and air filtration properties that vegetated landscapes provide to the urban environment.
Posted: October 28, 2022 | Project Management
In the race to reach net zero by 2050, the real estate sector will need to reduce emissions up to 50% by 2030. Those responsible for development face a choice: to deliver new, net-zero carbon buildings now, or wait until forced to do so by regulations and market demands.