National Western Center

Location: Denver
Size: 250 acres
Building types: Event centers, arenas, offices, and education
Building square footage: 2.8 million square feet

The National Western Center is located on the historic grounds of the Denver Union Stock Yard Co., which hosts the annual National Western Stock Show. The redevelopment project will transform the area, doubling its footprint, with the goal of creating a sustainable, multipurpose campus that attracts visitors year-round.

Key Energy Opportunities

  • Potential for district-scale sewer heat recovery
  • Possibility of advanced building controls that adapt to used and unused event space
  • Large rooftops available for solar photovoltaics.