1. Broomfield Heights Middle School Surpasses Energy Performance Expectations

    In partnership with energy design consultant, McKinstry, first annual energy performance report shows middle school is tracking towards net-zero capable BOULDER, Colo. – (March 12, 2018) – Broomfield Heights Middle School, the first of five schools in the Boulder Valley School District (BVSD) to undergo a deep energ[...]

  2. McKinstry Kicks Off Pilot Energy Project with Portland Parks & Recreation

    McKinstry Kicks Off Pilot Energy Project with Portland Parks & Recreation The firm will perform energy audits to identify energy efficiency improvement opportunities PORTLAND, Ore. (March 6, 2018) – McKinstry, a local energy and facility services firm, recently started work with Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R) to improve energy usage at the organization’s facilities. The wor[...]

  3. Kim Pearman-Gillman Appointed To EWU’s Board of Trustees

    Kim Pearman-Gillman Appointed To EWU's Board of Trustees CHENEY, Wash. (Feb. 16, 2018) – Kim Pearman-Gillman, a McKinstry Business Development Executive and longtime leader in Spokane's business and civic communities, has been appointed to Eastern Washington University's Board of Trustees (BOT) by Gov. Jay Inslee, effective immediately for a six-year term. Pearman-Gillman, who is also past [...]

  4. McKinstry Awarded U.S. Communities Contract to Provide Energy Savings Performance Contracting Services to Public Agencies

    The partnership offers McKinstry’s services to more than 55,000 participating agencies SEATTLE (Feb. 13, 2018) – U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance has awarded McKinstry, a national leader in designing, constructing, operating and managing high-performan[...]

  5. McKinstry Names Bellevue College “Champion of Sustainability”

    Award presented to three individuals for their personal contributions to sustainability in the built environment. PORTLAND, Ore. (February 7, 2018) – McKinstry, a design-build-operate-maintain firm focused on efficiency in the built environment, today named Bellevue College a “Champion of Sustainability” for their contribu[...]

  6. Avista Unveils Plans for Catalyst Building in Spokane’s University District

    Eastern Washington University to move three programs from its College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (CSTEM) to the Spokane location SPOKANE, Wash. (Feb. 6, 2018) – Today, Avista Development unveiled plans for the Catalyst Building, the first in a series of developments, in Spokane’s Universi[...]

  7. $7.1 Million Energy Efficiency Project Kicks Off at Fiddler’s Green Center

    This retrofit is the largest C-PACE project to-date in the state of Colorado GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. (February 1, 2018) – Today, two six-story office buildings in Greenwood Village’s Fiddler’s Green Center are taking the first step toward an even more energy-efficient future. At the conclusion of this $7.1 mi[...]

  8. Colorado’s South Suburban Saves $432,000 in First Year of Energy Project

    Colorado's South Suburban Saves $432,000 in First Year of Energy Project First year of energy project exceeds expectations by $29,000; District-wide energy upgrades and energy awareness initiatives saved more than $432,000 in annual utility and operational savings in their first year CENTENNIAL, Colo. (Dec. 1, 2017) — South Suburban Park and Recreation District (SSPRD) and McKinstry partn[...]

  9. Harborview Medical Center Installs Largest Solar Array on a Hospital in Washington State

    SEATTLE (Nov. 28, 2017) — Harborview is installing a nearly 100-kilowatt solar array on the roof of the West Hospital building. The solar array will be the largest on any hospital in the state of Washington and will help offset the energy costs of the medical center. McKinstry, a design-build firm focused[...]

  10. Carson City School District Announces Additional Plans to Cut Energy Expenditures

    Nevada’s most energy-efficient school district continues to wring savings out of schools Carson City, Nev. (Nov. 20, 2017) — Carson City School District becomes the latest participant in an energy-awareness and savings program called powerED. McKinstry, an energy and facility services expert, will administer [...]

  11. powerED Saves Big With The University of Northern Colorado

    As this Oct. 31 article by Tommy Wood of The Greeley Tribune explains, the University of Northern Colorado (UNC) is making their campus more sustainable, one step at a time. We're partnering with UNC on several different fronts, and the university has already reached some impressive energy-saving benchmarks. As the story notes, "UNC [...]

  12. ‘Bold Energy Conservation’ Is Key For Transformation of Seattle’s Pacific Tower

    'Bold Energy Conservation' Is Key For Transformation of Seattle's Pacific Tower Did you know that McKinstry installed 2,000 LED fixtures—along with an Enlighted LLLC system—in Seattle’s Pacific Tower building, resulting in lighting energy use 27 percent better than Seattle’s already progressive energy code? That's one of the many interesting tidbits contained in this Oct. 26 piece in [...]

  13. Cummins, McKinstry and Microsoft Open The Doors To Their Advanced Energy Lab in Seattle

    SEATTLE (Oct. 25, 2017) — Today, Cummins, McKinstry and Microsoft officially unveiled their new Advanced Energy Lab. The 20-rack datacenter pilot, located at the McKinstry Innovation Center in the Sodo neighborhood of Seattle, is now operational and will soon deliver data and insights on how fuel cells can [...]

  14. School Construction News: “Living Laboratory Helps Washington State’s New Everett University Center Shine”

    School Construction News: "Living Laboratory Helps Washington State’s New Everett University Center Shine" This Oct. 24 feature story by Rachel Leber of School Construction News examines McKinstry's work on the new Everett University Center. The $65 million, 95,000-square-foot building officially opened on Aug. 15 of this year, and will serve as an engineering and STEM facility for the Washing[...]

  15. McKinstry Hires Regional Director in Illinois

    Frank Colacicco to manage energy services sales and operations in Illinois CHICAGO (Sept. 20, 2017) – McKinstry, a full-service, design-build-operate-maintain (DBOM) firm specializing in energy and facility services, today announced the hiring of Frank Colacicco as Regional Director for Illinois. Colacicco will be based out of McKinstry’s Chica[...]


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