01 Dec '17, 11pm

Energy strategies improve learning for children at Rocky Mountain Deaf School (USGBC Colorado)..!

When selecting energy-efficient solutions for a new, high-performance building, the future occupants are just as important to consider as the structure itself. This approach is exactly what made the Rocky Mountain Deaf School (RMDS) in Denver so effective. Photo credit: Frank Ooms Photography With a long and distinguished history in Colorado, RMDS is dedicated to providing first-class education for deaf and hard-of-hearing children and young adults. In 2011, RMDS was awarded a BEST Grant to create a permanent, functional and beautiful school optimized to serve its students. Denver-based firm AndersonMasonDale Architects designed the first-class facility to match RMDS’s educational mission for PreK–12 students. With a budget of $9.9 million, the one-story, 46,000-square-foot facility was completed in August 2014. Primary educational components include classrooms, art rooms,...

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