About Brittany LaClair

Brittany is CORE's content and events coordinator. She graduated with an Environmental Studies degree from the University of Vermont where she became passionate about sustainability and mitigating climate change. In her free time, she loves the outdoor activities Aspen has to offer such as snowboarding, hiking, camping, and paddle boarding.

Colorado Energy Office Code Trainings

By |2021-11-22T13:53:51-07:00November 22nd, 2021|Events|

Colorado Energy Office is putting on a training series with different topics around building codes. Training topics are relevant to architects and designers, contractors, energy consultants, HERS raters, permit counter technicians, building officials, plan reviewers, and inspectors.

Date Topic
12/15/2021 Compliance Pathways
1/12/2022 Plans Examiners and the Energy Code
2/9/2022 What inspectors should focus on?
3/9/2022 Unusual Spaces and the Energy Code
4/6/2022 Residential Existing Buildings and the Energy Code
5/11/2022 Commercial Existing Buildings and the Energy Code
6/15/2022 Q and A session on Codes

Webinar registration is […]

Pitkin County Deconstruction Workshop

By |2021-10-19T10:29:02-06:00October 19th, 2021|Events|

When: November 16-17, 9am-5pm

Where: Aspen Colorado Mountain College

Hosted by Pitkin County, we welcome Ted Reiff, Founder of The Reuse People, to lead a two day workshop about the deconstruction process. Register for FREE.

Workshop Overview

The ReUse Institute, the training and consulting division of TRP, offers an outstanding two-day workshop covering the entire deconstruction process, from building material salvage, project review and bidding through the shipment of reclaimed materials from the jobsite to targeted destinations. More than an introduction, this tested […]

Get Psyched on a Commercial Assessment with Mike!

By |2021-11-30T10:24:59-07:00October 12th, 2021|Blog Feed|

It all starts with an assessment. Ryan Honey received a CORE grant for TACAW, the first net zero performing arts center in Colorado. PC: Dan Bayer Photography.

If you are aware of CORE’s services, then you have probably heard of a home energy assessment. This is what gives you an analysis of how your home uses energy. But how do you get this information for a larger, commercial space?

Answer: Schedule a commercial assessment with […]

Last Call for Gas Appliance Tune-Ups

By |2021-10-14T19:39:54-06:00October 12th, 2021|Blog Feed|


Gas appliance rebates end Dec. 31, 2021!

Stay fired up all winter long by getting your gas appliances tuned and CORE will rebate up to 25% of the tab through the end of the year. 

Here’s what you can expect from a tune-up:

Professional and reliable service – an experienced contractor will clean appliances, inspect for damage and test them out before leaving you with […]

Winter Is Coming

By |2021-10-12T17:04:07-06:00October 12th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Winter is coming! No, this is not a Game of Thrones promotion. We want to help you make sure your commercial property is ready for winter.

Take these 9 steps and don’t let the cold weather (and your energy bills) catch you off guard!

    1. Start with a commercial assessment: this is a FREE service CORE provides and is the first step on the Path to Zero. You will learn how your space uses energy […]

Lightning eMotors Ride-and-Drive event

By |2021-09-24T14:29:58-06:00September 24th, 2021|Events|

Join us for a Ride-and-Drive event to check out and test-drive Lightning eMotors’ electric passenger shuttles and cargo vans!

When: Friday, October 8th from 11AM-2PM

Where: Brush Creek Intercept Lot

Register for FREE here

Do you have a fleet that includes small shuttles, box vans or other micro-transit vehicles? This is an opportunity to kick tires of Lightning’s zero-emission medium-duty commercial vehicles, learn more about electrification and network with the Lightning team.

Based in Loveland, Colorado, Lightning eMotors is a leading provider of […]

The Social Costs of Methane

By |2021-10-14T14:21:20-06:00September 9th, 2021|Blog Feed|

Methane has been a large topic of conversation here at CORE and in the environmental community. Methane is 84 to 87 times more powerful than carbon dioxide over a 20-year span , so by focusing on reducing methane emissions, we will have a larger immediate impact on climate change. Colorado is set to be the first state to consider the social costs of methane, putting the cost at $1,756 per short ton vs the carbon dioxide cost at […]

How to Zero: Your Climate, Your Path

By |2021-10-14T14:23:20-06:00September 8th, 2021|Blog Feed|

The Path to Zero: How to Unlock Incentives

We are all on the Path to Zero – zero fossil fuels, zero energy waste, zero carbon emissions. The Path to Zero is the most effective order to tackle energy upgrades in your home or space by taking the guesswork out of which project you should do next, plus rebates and incentives to make it happen. It doesn’t make sense […]

Heat Pump Webinar Series

By |2021-09-09T12:15:05-06:00September 8th, 2021|Events|

Heat Pumps for Homes with Ducted Furnaces

When: September 14 @ 5:30pm

Register for FREE

Time to replace your failing or old furnace? Tired of being hot and want to add air conditioning to you furnace system? Learn how a Cold Climate Heat Pump heating and cooling system can save you money on heating bills, make your home more comfortable and reduce reliance on natural gas or propane.

This webinar is focused on practical information and tips for homeowners and will cover […]

Heat Pump Webinar Series

By |2021-09-01T12:31:33-06:00September 1st, 2021|Events|

Heat Pumps for Homes with Electric Baseboard Heating

When: September 7 @ 5:30

If you are interested in reducing your high electric bills from electric baseboard heating this seminar is for you. Learn how a Cold Climate Mini-split Heat Pump heating and cooling system will save you 50-70% on heating bills, are easy to retrofit into existing homes and can make your home more comfortable. This webinar is focused on practical information and tips for homeowners and will cover […]

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