As of January 1st, 2018 Denver became one of the first cities in the nation to mandate Green Roofs on their buildings with the passing of Ordinance 300. Denver’s initiative is modeled after a similar initiative in Toronto, which became the first North American city to require rooftop gardens seven years ago. Until this year, […]
Xcel Energy’s Energy Design Assistance Program (EDA) incentivizes developers & building owners to design and construct buildings that are more efficient through financial incentives. The program offers a comprehensive approach through energy consulting and energy modeling to predict energy use and analyze the cost savings potential of various energy efficiency strategies. Group14 Engineering has been working with Xcel Energy on the EDA program as a qualified provider since 2008. Our firm has helped over 350 buildings earn millions of dollars in incentives. With Xcel Energy increasing the incentives for the EDA program, we are excited to continue to provide energy consulting while helping building owners achieve higher incentives and increase energy savings.