WSCC Receives Daniel’s Fund Grant

Congratulations to WSCC on their $250,000 grant from the Daniel’s Fund. Click below to learn more about how the college will use this funding for ongoing programs. Learn More

Code Changes on Refrigerants

Get the latest data on code regulations regarding refridgerants to ensure building owners and technicians are up to speed. See resources for more information. Business Safety Journal> United States EPA > EPA Fact Sheet > EPA Fact Sheet: Hydrocarbons>

OSHA Worker Heat Stress Proposal Goes to the White House for Review

A proposed federal rule to protect indoor and outdoor workers from heat stress is now under review at the White House. The agency has been working on a national heat stress standard (RIN:1218-AD39) since 2021 amid rising global temperatures that have led to some of the hottest summers on record. Text of the proposal, sent […]

Rocky Mountain MCA Executive Director Search

We are pleased to announce the selection of Randy Drennen as the new Executive Director of RMMCA. Randy brings over 25+ years of experience to this role. Previously he served as the Vice President of the Colorado Contractors Association. Over the course of his career, Randy has spent time working with national heavy highway and […]

Monthly Economic Indicators June 2024

Dear EDC Investors, Partners and Friends, Metro Denver EDC is ready for an exciting summer as we come off a successful trip to Dublin in partnership with Denver International Airport (DEN), where we cohosted a delegation in celebration of Aer Lingus’s historic inaugural direct flight from the Emerald Isle to Denver.  Thank you again to […]

Supply and Demand: Diagnosing Colorado’s Skills and Attainment Gap

Feb 13, 2024 | 2024 Research, Education, Press Releases, Recent Research, Research PDF OF ONE PAGER   |  PDF OF FULL REPORT Author: Jason Gaulden, CSI Education Fellow, and Erik Gamm Introduction Education and workforce alignment refers to the coordination and harmonization of educational programs and training with the needs of the labor market. It means ensuring the skills and knowledge imparted […]

EPA Issues First-Ever Limits on PFAS

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently issued the first-ever national, legally enforceable drinking water standard against per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), sometimes referred to as “forever chemicals.” Prolonged exposure to PFAS has been linked to some serious safety and health issues, including cancers and impact to critical organs. MCAA members have paid close attention to this […]

Monthly Economic Indicators January 2024

Dear EDC Investors, Partners and Friends, The EDC team is gearing up for our Toward a More Competitive Colorado event on Tuesday, January 30. We hope to see you there to discuss what makes Colorado economically competitive and where we still have room to grow. Additionally, there will be an economic forecast presentation from our […]

Building Decarbonization & Energize Denver

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN FROM THE CITY & COUNTY OF DENVER’SCLIMATE ACTION, SUSTAINABILITY & RESILIENCY (CASR) STAFF• Decarbonization in New Construction• Building Performance Policy for Existing Commercial Buildings• Electrification Requirements and Incentives~ Commercial and Multi-Family~ Residential• How does Denver’s Plan differ from the State’s Plan?• Resources and Contact Information Watch Webinar View Slides

The Paid Family Medical Leave Insurance (FAMLI) Program

This informative webinar is Colorado’s introduction to the Voter approved Paid Family Medical Leave Insurance Program (FAMLI)–effective January 1, 2024–including the premiums deducted from employee paychecks and the accompanying employer matches. • Cover what the new program will provide to claimants and employers. • Go over what to expect with FAMLI. • Explain how the […]