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February 10, 2023

Vida Animal and Human Health Building at CSU Spur Achieves LEED Gold Certification

The Vida building on Colorado State University’s Spur campus at the National Western Center in Denver, Colo., has officially achieved LEED Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The state-of-the-art facility highlights connect …

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November 17, 2022

Kate Hier Elected to Nebraska Heart and St. Elizabeth Community Board of Directors

Clark & Enersen is pleased to announce that Principal and Architect Kate Hier, AIA, NCARB, WELL AP, has been elected to the CHI Health Nebraska Heart Hospital and St. Elizabeth Hospital Community Board of Directors. Both hospitals are non-profits l …

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September 14, 2022

Portfolio Highlight: Science and Technology

Supporting critical research and discovery through design has long been a hallmark of our firm, and during the month of September, we are focusing on Science and Technology design and sharing about some of the meaningful and impactful projects our firm …

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April 5, 2022

Clark & Enersen Adds Digital Experience Design to its Growing List of Services

The addition of digital experience design will allow the firm to provide in-house expertise in low-voltage technology design, including audiovisual, information technology, telecommunications, and electronic security systems. Clark & Enersen has ad …

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March 1, 2022

Vida Behind-the-Scenes: A Look at What it Takes to Design a First-of-its-Kind Facility

Partnerships and a vision for a new type of health and learning environment result in Vida, a groundbreaking facility on Colorado State University’s new open-to-the-public Spur Campus. Designing a first-of-its-kind facility is certainly a challenge, an …

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February 10, 2022

Sustainable By Design: How Clark & Enersen Helps Improve Sustainability in Natural and Built Environments

At Clark & Enersen, sustainability is more than just a box to check during a project; it’s a guiding principle that has been in place for decades, long before implementing green initiatives became a modern trend. More than 30 years ago, we helped d …

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January 13, 2022

CSU Hosts Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony to Celebrate Opening of Spur Campus and Vida Building in Denver

Clark & Enersen design team members attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony on January 7th to celebrate the opening of Colorado State University’s (CSU) Spur Campus and Vida building at the National Western Center in Denver, Colo. Lead Architect Hadley …

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October 24, 2021

Stepp and McFee Discuss Building and Systems Commissioning for Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratories at AAVLD

Architect and Laboratory Planner Andy Stepp, AIA, and Clark & Enersen’s Director of Commissioning Byron McFee, PE, CxA, LEED AP O+M, presented on the commissioning process and how it relates to veterinary diagnostic laboratories (VDL) at the Americ …

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October 21, 2021

Stepp and Beecher Discuss Program Planning for Animal Facility Construction and Renovation at AALAS 2021 in Kansas City

Architect and Laboratory Planner Andy Stepp, AIA, and Mechanical Engineer James Beecher, PE, LEED AP, discussed program planning for animal facility construction and renovation during their presentation at the 72nd American Association for Laboratory A …

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