“The beauty of living in a small community is people are there to help,” says Aspen resident Kristine Gatdula. This was an unexpected bonus for the dental hygienist who dreamed of a move to the valley “for a ski season” and then, like many locals, found lots to love. That was five years ago.
Are you intrigued about net-zero life? You’re in good company. We’re fielding triple the inquiries we were just a year ago. And it’s not just that conversations about carbon-free spaces are going up; they’re also digging deeper.
“Everybody’s talking about it and, generally, people have been more engaged and have a better grasp on how the different systems within a building are interconnected,” says Hannah Itzler, CORE’s Residential Programs Manager.
Ready to kick start your net-zero life?
You’re in luck because we’re giving away a NEST smart thermostat! These wifi-enabled controls are energy-efficiency heroes, helping homeowners save 10-12% on heating. Sign up for an energy assessment by August 11th and you’ll be entered to win. (Must be an RFV resident with a NEST-capable space. Select residential or commercial assessment from the dropdown menu below […]
Last month a seismic shift occurred in the US clean energy space. The humble heat pump — an electric heating and cooling system that is three times more efficient than gas-fired equipment — was credited with canceling a major trans-state gas pipeline project. It’s hard to imagine this David and Goliath matchup. But heat […]
If Marble Distilling Co.’s barrels could talk, they’d spill a whisper they keep hearing from their chief distiller, Connie Baker. “I don’t think it’s ever been done,” she’s been known to say. That’s because the serial inventor/entrepreneur is up to her energy-efficiency tricks again, with CORE as her wingman.
In 2014, Baker co-founded MDC with the idea of making outstanding spirits while disrupting the notoriously water- and energy-intensive industry. […]