The City and County of Denver developed a comprehensive Net Zero Energy New Buildings and Homes Implementation Plan with the New Buildings Institute (NBI) and intensive stakeholder engagement. The Implementation Plan details goals, milestones, and targets achieve net zero energy in new buildings and homes. Support for the document creation was provided by the American Cities Climate Challenge.
NZE New Buildings & Homes Implementation Plan(PDF, 4MB)
The Implementation Plan is heavily based on Denver stakeholder input to ensure this plan is equitable, accessible, and achievable for all building types and stakeholders. The City and County of Denver hosted Stakeholder Meetings to ensure this Implementation Plan provides specific and achievable pathways to net-zero energy new buildings and homes. The Phase One meeting and an interim meeting were held in 2019 and a Phase Two meeting and a Public Input Meeting were held in October 2020. The meeting notes and presentations for each are available below.
Phase 1 Meetings: Completed in October 2019
Interim Dec Meeting: Building Policies & Strategies for Climate Task Force*
Phase 2 Meetings: Completed in October 2020
- Phase 2 - Denver NZE Commercial Meeting
- Phase 2 - Denver NZE Multifamily Meeting Presentation
- Phase 2 - Denver NZE Residential Meeting Presentation
Public Input Meeting: Completed in October 2020
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