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CleanTechnica showcases green retrofit at Byron Rogers building

CleanTechnica showcased an impressive energy-efficient retrofit at the Byron Rogers building in downtown Denver.

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The Byron Rogers building, located in downtown Denver and owned by the U.S. General Services Administration, is a model of how deep energy retrofits can create more efficient, financially valuable, and more productive workspaces.

The anticipated building energy use savings when compared to ASHRAE 90.1 2007 is expected to be 55 percent, which equates to approximately $500,000 per year in savings. Many of the strategies developed and implemented laid the groundwork toward the 2030 net-zero benchmarks. Now that the building is fully occupied, these savings can be verified. The building uses several leading edge and synergistic energy conservation measures, including chilled beams, a thermal storage system, superinsulated walls and windows, and LEDs.

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