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September 2021 | Road Trip | Denver

September 16, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - September 17, 2021 @ 3:00 pm

We’re here in…Denver, Colorado, where we captured real world perspectives of innovation in the field.

Visit the RECAP tab to watch interviews, highlight reels + more.

You’ll learn about:

Central Park

Formerly Stapleton International Airport, Central Park is now one of the largest urban in-fill redevelopment projects in the country. By taking the best of Denver’s classic neighborhoods – parks, welcoming front porches, architectural diversity and treelined streets, this community has grown to 12 neighborhoods strong.

Colorado Homebuilding Academy

Created by industry experts working in collaboration with builders, universities, trade associations, foundations, and schools, Colorado Homebuilding Academy is providing job placement and mentoring to their students. Their mission is to build, grow, accelerate and enhance homebuilding careers through the power on industry education, collaborate and innovation.

McStain Neighborhoods + Simple Homes

McStain Neighborhoods and Simple Homes are teaming up to develop Painted Prairie. Located in the heart of Colorado’s most innovative, new urban community, these high performance homes are way ahead of their time. Offering fresh air + parks, energy savings, comfort and peace of mind that comes with every BeWell House, this community puts wellbeing at center stage.

Precision Building Systems

Precision Building Systems has been producing quality building components for over 10 years. Offering a unique turnkey framing solution, from pre-design to finished frame in a factory-controlled environment, PBS has become one of the most advanced manufacturing operations in Colorado and Utah.

Thrive Ultimate Z.E.N. Home

This model home will aim for LEED Gold certification, EPA ENERGY STAR and Indoor airPLUS, healthy home standards and will be completely electrified and decarbonized. As a leader in the home building industry, Thrive Home Builders has been providing the Colorado single family home market with energy efficient homes for over 25 years.

Details

Start:
September 16, 2021 @ 12:00 pm
End:
September 17, 2021 @ 3:00 pm

Event Recordings:

Central Park

Formerly Stapleton International Airport, Central Park is now one of the largest urban in-fill redevelopment projects in the country. By taking the best of Denver’s classic neighborhoods – parks, welcoming front porches, architectural diversity and treelined streets, this community has grown to 12 neighborhoods strong. We talked with Gene Myers, Thrive Home Builders, about their projects at Central Park and learned more about Thrive and EEBA's Builder Benchmark Group along the way.

Colorado Homebuilding Academy

In this video students from the University of Denver Franklin L. Burns School of Real Estate & Construction Management ask questions about the Colorado Homebuilding Academy, their reach and plans for the future... Created by industry experts working in collaboration with builders, universities, trade associations, foundations, and schools, Colorado Homebuilding Academy is providing job placement and mentoring to their students. Their mission is to build, grow, accelerate and enhance homebuilding careers through the power on industry education, collaborate and innovation.

McStain Neighborhoods + Simple Homes

McStain Neighborhoods and Simple Homes are teaming up to develop Painted Prairie. Located in the heart of Colorado's most innovative, new urban community, these high performance homes are way ahead of their time. Offering fresh air + parks, energy savings, comfort and peace of mind that comes with every BeWell House, this community puts wellbeing at center stage. Rick Lambert, McStain Neighborhoods and Jeff Hopfenbeck, Simple Homes share their story + lessons learned.

Precision Building Systems

Precision Building Systems has been producing quality building components for over 10 years. Offering a unique turnkey framing solution, from pre-design to finished frame in a factory-controlled environment, PBS has become one of the most advanced manufacturing operations in Colorado and Utah. Eric Holt, Ph.D., Assistant Professor at the University of Denver Franklin L. Burns School of Real Estate & Construction Management talks with Jay Small, Precision Building Systems.

Thrive Ultimate Z.E.N. Home

This model home will aim for LEED Gold certification, EPA ENERGY STAR and Indoor airPLUS, healthy home standards and will be completely electrified and decarbonized. As a leader in the home building industry, Thrive Home Builders has been providing the Colorado single family home market with energy efficient homes for over 25 years.