Renovation plans for the 92-year old Wayne Aspinall Federal Building and Courthouse are underway to make it the first net-zero historic landmark.

A zero net energy building (ZNE) is a term used to describe a building’s use with zero net energy consumption and zero carbon emissions annually.

The courthouse will be the first of its kind in the United States of America and the General Services Administration (GSA) will partner with regional businesses to uphold the historic features that make the building unique, while using sustainable technologies to make it one of the most energy and cost efficient buildings in the country. It will be a model for the rest of the country and the first net-zero building on the National Register of Historic Places.

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1 Comment on Historic Colorado courthouse will be first net-zero building on the National Register of Historic Places

  1. Chris G says:

    Yeah. I wonder what the cost will be do achieve this.

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