When we put intelligence in a building, it uses less energy.

RANDY UDALL  [1951 – 2013], CORE’s first executive director

Our Work + Impact

Smart Energy

Let your building take care of you — and the environment. By powering efficiently and renewably, smart energy is an across-the-board win.

Less Carbon

Using less energy and using it wisely means we can reduce fossil fuels and cut carbon emissions.

More Living

Smart energy makes better buildings. And better buildings make for better living. Healthier. Cozier. Safer. More affordable to operate. More time for you.

Let’s Get Going!

A better life starts with a better space. Tell us about your project in the form at right. The second you hit submit, we’re on the job connecting you to our free energy advising, incentives and resources. We can’t wait to get going with you.

To continue providing a high level of support for valley residents during the COVID-19 outbreak, we made a few adjustments to the Path to Zero process. Learn more about CORE’s commitment to helping you cut carbon emissions safely and effectively.
If you have any issues with our form, please email or call us  (970-925-9775) and we will help you.

The Latest from CORE




Green Events

Upcoming Events

all-day Regeneration: Imagining the Future
Regeneration: Imagining the Future
Mar 11 – May 21 all-day
Get the details!Mar 11 | 4pm-7pmArtists / Artistas: Brian Colley • Jody Guralnick • Sam Harvey • Sandie Johnson • Diego Madero • Esther Macy Nooner • Agustina Mistretta • Nori Pao • Sara Ransford • Deb Shannon • Skye Weinglass • Ellen Woods.Through / Hasta May 21@ Colorado Mountain College AspenRSVP for opening reception to / Confirma tu asistencia en: kcesark@coloradomtn.eduSponsored by / Patrocinado por: Obermeyer Wood Investment Counsel + CMC Foundation / Artshare
12:00 pm What You Need to Know About Fene...
What You Need to Know About Fene...
May 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
REGISTER FOR FREE!What do you mean that U-factor number is the center of glass? What’s so bad about a center of glass number? Are you providing or receiving all the information you need to demonstrate the fenestration complies with the energy code. When is a compliance certificate and NFRC certificate required? Join us to find out what you need to know about fenestration.
12:00 pm Top Ten Items for Commercial and...
Top Ten Items for Commercial and...
Jun 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
REGISTRER FOR FREE!We all know that everything should be inspected, but what are the items that will have the biggest impact on the structure’s energy efficiency. We will take a look at the top 10 items to inspect for commercial projects, and we will look at the top 10 items to inspect for residential projects. Join us to find out the heavy hitters.
3:00 pm Energy Smart Building Science Se...
Energy Smart Building Science Se...
Jun 2 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
REGISTER FOR FREEJune 2: How well do you know your attic? Did you know that your attic contributes to a large part of the comfort in your home? The condition of your attic greatly determines the energy efficiency of your home. If it is not properly sealed and insulated, you may be using more energy than needed. Join us to learn how this space affects your home.
all-day USGBC Live
Jun 8 – Jun 10 all-day
DETAILS AND REGISTRATIONWhere the USGBC community convenes to shape the future of green building and LEED.USGBC Live is a new event that combines the expertise of the largest community of green building leaders with the data, insights, stories and leadership from the thousands of LEED and green building projects around the globe to produce insightful and engaging conversations about the future of buildings, cities and communities.USGBC Live will be held virtually from June 8-10, 2021, coupled with monthly touchpoints designed[...]
5:30 pm New Build Electrification – Cons...
New Build Electrification – Cons...
Jun 15 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
REGISTER FOR FREE! This discussion with Consumers planning to build a new home will include:How heat pump technologies have made big technical advancements and are now a viable and beneficial heating option for customers in the Colorado high country.Advantages and application considerations of various heat pump systems: ducted, mini-split and radiant floor.Heat pump-based HVAC system design strategies for new homes.The general economics of heat pumps vs propane or natural gas in new homes. This will summarize the relative installation and heating[...]
12:00 pm Commercial Lighting Controls and...
Commercial Lighting Controls and...
Jun 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
REGISTER FOR FREE!Ever wondered when a window and skylight is considered daylighting. What are some of the controls we should be seeing for our commercial lighting? What do we need to know about commercial lighting? Join us to find out.
7:00 pm Basalt Vista Virtual Tour
Basalt Vista Virtual Tour
Jun 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
REGISTER FOR FREEBasalt Vista is Colorado’s first rural net zero community project. Learn about what it took to get the project to be energy efficient, affordable and how the teachers are enjoying living there.*This event is from 6:00-7:30pm Mountain Time.
12:00 pm Residential Mechanical Equipment
Residential Mechanical Equipment
Jul 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
REGISTER FOR FREE!Mechanical equipment is a generalized term for so many different ways to heat and cool the house. Ever wondered what the differences are between all of these different types of equipment. How do all of these works to heat and cool the house. Join us as we take a look inside.
12:00 pm Commercial Mechanical Equipment
Commercial Mechanical Equipment
Jul 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
REGISTER FOR FREE!Have you ever wondered what the different types of commercial mechanical equipment looks like on the inside. What does this type of equipment do, and how does it work? Join us to become better acquainted with the various commercial mechanical equipment.
12:00 pm Tools Available for Energy Compl...
Tools Available for Energy Compl...
Aug 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
REGISTER FOR FREE!Everybody needs tools to get the job done, and energy compliance is no different. What tools are out there for all of us in the building community to get a project to be compliant with the energy code? We will discuss the tools and resources available for everyone who is involved in a project including architects, engineers, plans examiners, contractors, builders, and inspectors to be successful.

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