LEED | Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design

The LEED® green building certification program is the nationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction, and operation of green buildings.

The U.S. Green Building Council® is committed to a prosperous and sustainable future through cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings. It is the driving force of a clean building industry. USGBC leads an unlikely diverse constituency of builders and environmentalists, corporations and nonprofit organizations, elected officials and concerned citizens, and teachers and students. 

The following is a list of schools Design Concepts has worked on which achieved LEED certification. Visit USGBC's website or contact us for additional information. 


Casey Middle School. Boulder, Colorado


Aspen Middle School. Aspen, Colorado

Center K-12. Center, Colorado

Prairie School. New Raymer, Colorado

Prairie View Middle School. Brighton, Colorado

Sanford PK-12. Sanford, Colorado

Sangre de Cristo PK-12. Mosca, Colorado

Sheridan 3-8 School. Sheridan, Colorado

Vista Peak K-8. Aurora, Colorado

Vista Peak High School. Aurora, Colorado


Big Sandy PK-12. Simla, Colorado

Colorado's Finest Alternative HS. Englewood, Colorado

Eagle County Charter Academy. Eagle, Colorado

Frederick High School. Frederick, Colorado

Idalia PK-12. Idalia, Colorado

Prairie PK-12. New Raymer, Colorado

Stuart Middle School. Brighton, Colorado

*LEED and the related logo is a trademark owned by the U.S. Green Building Council and is used with permission.

BEST | Building Excellent Schools Today

The BEST program provides annual funding, in the form of competitive grants, to school districts, charter schools, institute charter schools, boards of cooperative educational services and the Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind. BEST funds can be used to construct new schools as well as general construction and renovation of existing school facility systems and structures. 

We have completed several projects funded by the BEST program, as seen inthe list below. Please visit the BEST site or contact us for additional information.

  • Big Sandy PK-12. Simla, CO
  • Brush Middle School/High School. Brush, CO
  • Center PK-12 School. Center, CO
  • Deer Trail PK-12. Deer Trail, CO
  • Elbert PK-12. Elbert, CO
  • Fairplay P-12. Fairplay, CO
  • Hi-Plains PK-12. Vona, CO
  • Holly PK-12. Holly, CO
  • Idalia PK-12. Idalia, CO
  • Prairie PK-12 School. New Raymer, CO
  • Sanford PK-12 School. Sanford, CO
  • Sangre de Cristo PK-12. Mosca, CO
  • Sheridan PK-12. Sheridan, CO