compliance options

Green Building Ordinance Cool Roof Required

plus ONE of the following compliance options.


Denver green building ordinance

The Denver Green Building Ordinance rules and regulations governing the green building requirements has been updated and finalized as of June 13, 2019 to allow for alternative compliance options when it is time for roof replacement on buildings over 25,000 square feet.

Under the Green Building Ordinance Denver now requires roof replacement and new roofs to comply with green building requirements. These requirements applicable to re-roofs of existing buildings 25,000 square feet or larger. Roof replacements must include the installation of a “cool roof” plus one compliance option.

Denver Green Building Ordinance gives affected building owners several ways of meeting the requirements as outlined below.

The ordinance excludes residential structures not taller than three stories.


Explore the options to be in compliance with Denver Green Building Ordinance.


financing solution for green building compliance

Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy


State sponsored funding up to 100% financing, NO MONEY down, no out-of-pocket costs


A financing solution for green building compliance

Looking for finance options when it comes to roof replacement and compliance with Denver Green Building Ordinance? C-PACE is a state sponsored financing solution for capital expenditures of energy efficiency improvements. Roof replacement and solar qualify for the C-PACE program.

C-PACE can help fund capital intensive building modernization offering up to 100% financing, NO MONEY down for energy efficiency projects and renewable energy projects like commercial roof replacement and solar. Colorado commercial building owners are increasing asset value and positive cash flow with C-PACE because  the long-term financing solution is secured with an assessment on the property.