Honoring an energy efficiency pioneer

In recognition of Stephen Carpenter’s career in the building energy and resource efficiency field, Group14 Engineering has donated $5,000 to Groundwork Denver’s Greenhouse project (www.GroundworkGreens.org) .  Stephen founded Enermodal Engineering in 1983, and partnered in 1993 with Sue Reilly in Denver … Continued

Neighborhood Energy Outreach: Elyria/Swansea

The Neighborhood Energy Outreach project in the Elyria and Swansea neighborhoods of North Denver on Saturday October 12th was awesome! We had a good turn out of great volunteers who were ready to get out on the sidewalk and knock … Continued

Neighbors Say “Yes!” To Sustainable Land Use

By Tangier Barnes Progress on Platte Farm Open Space, Groundwork Denver’s primary brownfield redevelopment project, has been full speed ahead for the last several months.  After over 6 years of planning, and working to put Platte Farm Open Space on … Continued

Green Team Growing Healthy Food for their Peers

  This summer Groundwork Denver’s highly esteemed Green Team has been working twice a week at urban farming sites located at Denver Public Schools’ (DPS) Schmitt Elementary and Bradley International School planting pounds upon pounds of vegetables that will end … Continued

Independence Day Bike Giveaway!!

Earlier this summer, staff from Groundwork Denver teamed up with Deloitte’s Denver employee volunteers to repair more than 75 bicycles as a part of Deloitte’s annual IMPACT Day. After the bikes were tuned up and ready to ride, we donated some of them … Continued

Fair at the Bear 2013

At the Beginning of June Groundwork Denver hosted a community building and volunteer event called Fair at the Bear at Bear Creek Park in Southwest Denver. As an agent of our Lower Bear Creek Watershed Plan Fair at the Bear … Continued

Commerce City Tree Planting

Groundwork Denver held its second FREE tree planting event on Saturday, April 27th. 45 families along with 15 volunteers met up to receive training on how to plant and take care of fruit and shade trees, while getting to know their … Continued