Kate Henion

About Kate Henion

Kate Henion is the Marketing + Engagement Manager at CORE. She enjoys writing stories and providing our community with information on how to save energy and cut carbon emissions. Catch her after hours rafting our local rivers, hiking with her dog Huckleberry, or skiing Sunlight.

25 Reasons You Should Get a Home Energy Assessment

By |2019-03-11T12:54:48+00:00March 10th, 2019|Blog Feed|

In celebration of 25 years of innovation, we present 25 reasons you should sign up for a home energy assessment. As an added bonus, for the month of March, Roaring Fork Valley residents can get the assessment for free.  Claim your free assessment. 1. It’s the biggest bang for your buck! The assessment is valued at over $600 and for the month of March, you can sign-up for FREE. 2. Caring about climate change means [...]

We Are the Asteroid II

By |2019-02-08T11:48:10+00:00February 8th, 2019|Events|

The Community Office for Resource Efficiency (CORE) and Anderson Ranch Arts Center co-present We Are the Asteroid II, a public art installation by environmental activist and artist Justin Brice Guariglia. We Are the Asteroid II will be exhibited at Anderson Ranch from March 4 through April 1, as part of a visual arts exhibition co-curated by both organizations, titled Imagine Climate: artists on climate change.  Guariglia uses a solar-powered LED message board lit with messages he refers to [...]

Imagine Climate: artists on climate change

By |2019-02-12T17:03:39+00:00February 7th, 2019|Events|

The Community Office for Resource Efficiency (CORE) and Anderson Ranch Arts Center co-present Imagine Climate: artists on climate change, an exhibition featuring regional, national and international artists that will take place at Anderson Ranch Arts Center, with a satellite show at The Collective at Snowmass Base Village, in Snowmass, CO through April 1. The invitational group exhibition is a creative collaboration at the intersection of art and science.  It brings together two nonprofits and nine artists who visualize [...]

Future Energy

By |2019-03-07T07:11:54+00:00February 6th, 2019|Events|

Left to right:  Bryan Hannegan, President/CEO, Holy Cross Energy || Roger S. Pulwarty, Senior Scientist, NOAA-Boulder || Sarah Uhl, Environmental Artist In celebration of 25 years helping the Roaring Fork Valley save energy, the Community Office for Resource Efficiency (CORE), presents “Future Energy: a Technologist, a Climate Scientist and an Artist Walk Into a Bar…” Find out how these three innovative thinkers and doers — Bryan Hannegan of Holy [...]

The Human Element

By |2019-02-13T09:54:28+00:00February 5th, 2019|Events|

The Community Office for Resource Efficiency (CORE) and The Arts Center at Willits co-present The Human Element, a film screening and conversation with Emmy Award-winning explorer and photographer James Balog. For 40 years, Balog has broken new conceptual and artistic ground on one of the most important issues of our era: human modification of nature. Date: Thursday, March 21 Time: 7pm (doors at 6:30) Location: The Temporary, Basalt Tickets: FREE! Email alohr@tacaw.org to [...]

Proving Net Zero Is Possible: On a Budget + a Challenging Slope

By |2019-02-11T09:42:52+00:00January 31st, 2019|Blog Feed|

Ben Koons working on his net zero home’s heat recovery ventilator (HRV), a key component in addressing air quality in a tight home. PC: Daniel Bayer No one would say Ben Koons gives up easily. Not only did he achieve his goal of being an Olympic skier – but despite the odds – his dream sustainable home is now under construction. Born and raised on the South Island of New Zealand, he made his trek to the US [...]

Let’s Start A Climate Resolution

By |2019-01-10T11:43:23+00:00January 10th, 2019|Blog Feed|

The month of January often marks a clean slate. It’s a fresh calendar to start with and a commitment for many, to making positive change. That could mean resolutions to sign up for a gym membership, start the keto diet or spend less money. But what if your resolution could make a larger impact? What if it could do more to tip the scale? Here at CORE, in our professional and personal lives, we act on climate. We know [...]

You Are Powerful 2018

By |2018-12-13T14:55:50+00:00December 13th, 2018|Blog Feed|

Join us in celebrating locals like you — and our work together — that made our year. Thanks for helping us complete 803 energy improvement projects and save 3,386 metric tons of carbon (the equivalent of taking 700 cars off the road!). We're at the ready to help you save energy 365 days a year and we look forward to more carbon-busting work in 2019.

A Brewing Peace of Mind

By |2018-11-12T09:04:19+00:00November 6th, 2018|Blog Feed|

Lance Norton serving up happiness at Cilundu Coffee in Carbondale. Photo Credit: Eyedrop Design When you first walk into Carbondale’s Third Street Center, do me a favor, and take a right into Cilundu Coffee. There you’ll find a friendly barista interested in how the weekend went or your feedback on the week’s featured espresso blend. That barista is Lance Norton. Norton has a passion for his community and for coffee. During the week, he can be found [...]