Public Hearing Notice
NOTICE FOR POLICY REVIEW OF GREEN BUILDINGS FUND
In accordance with the Denver Revised Municipal Code, Section 10-320 (f), the Office of Climate Action, Sustainability, and Resiliency (OCASR) is holding a public hearing to gather input for the policy review of the Green Building Fund as part of the Green Buildings Ordinance (GBO). Due to COVID-19, the hearing will be a conference call and webinar.
A hearing with representatives from the OCASR is scheduled for Tuesday, March 31, 2020. The public hearing starts at 9:00 AM and can be accessed by calling (720) 388-6219, 13541007#.
At the hearing, the OCASR will provide detail on the amount within the Green Building Fund, the permitted uses, and recommends no policy changes until the next review cycle because there are not, nor have there been, sufficient funds for a permitted use. Additionally, each person will have 5 minutes to speak and/or can provide written input. The hearing will be recorded.
If anyone wishes to be heard by the Office on this item, please call (720) 865-5451 no later than 12:00 p.m. on Friday, March 27, 2020. We will also provide a calendar invite and a webinar link at this time. Alternatively, input can be received by emailing Amber Wood with OCASR at email@example.com no later than Friday, March 27, 2020.
This notice was published on Tuesday, March 24, 2020.
The Green Roof Ordinance became the Green Buildings Ordinance. When existing buildings over 25,000 square feet replace their roof, they must install a cool roof and select one of the Green Buildings Ordinance compliance options. The Energy Program is one compliance option. Participants have up to 5 years to comply after enrolling in the Energy Program.
The Energy Program includes flexible energy efficiency and renewable energy options and allows a building owner to take advantage of recent energy improvement projects. The Energy Program will help building owners retain and attract tenants to healthy buildings, lower energy expenses, improve net operating income (NOI), and increase building valuation.
For additional details on the Energy Program and the history behind the Green Buildings Ordinance, see the dropdowns below.