About Mac Scott

Mac grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah, where energy, water and the environment were frequently the topic of dinner table conversations. He enjoys taking part in all of the incredible outdoor opportunities the Roaring Fork Valley has to offer. Backpacking, hiking, skiing, disc golf and playing soccer are just a few of the ways he might to spend a nice day. On the not so nice days, you will find him listening to new music and working on his latest knitting project.

Ready-for-Winter Checklist: Businesses and Multi-family Properties

By |2021-10-14T09:58:14-06:00October 12th, 2021|Blog Feed|

CORE is Here to Help! 

Start You Path to Zero: Sign up for a FREE energy assessment of your commercial, municipal or multi-family property.

Get Energy Advising: Schedule a FREE energy advising session ahead of the cold weather to make a plan specific to your space.

Apply for Rebates: Stretch your funds with cash-back incentives for commercial energy upgrades. Don’t forget to check with your local utility for stackable rebates to maximize your match ([…]

CORE’s Guide to Funding Commercial Energy Upgrades

By |2021-10-14T19:39:54-06:00October 11th, 2021|Blog Feed|

Funding commercial energy upgrades can be a big commitment and a little funding can go a long way. We put together this simple guide to help you maximize your almighty dollar and make the Path to Zero easy for local businesses. Here are a few simple and effective ways to bolster your energy budget: 

Stacking Incentives

If your home or business is in Pitkin or Eagle counties within the Roaring Fork Valley, you can […]

Cooking without Gas

By |2021-08-03T12:14:42-06:00August 2nd, 2021|Blog Feed|


When it comes to healthy food that tastes outrageously good, Chef Martin Oswald is your guy. As the executive chef at Pyramid Bistro in Aspen and Mix 6 in Snowmass Village, his creativity in the kitchen is well-known. What’s not as well-known is that Chef Martin does it all without fossil fuels.  His kitchens, at home and at his restaurants, are all-electric. Chef Martin joined us at Ben Koon’s net-zero […]

Holy Cross Energy Kilowatt Talks

By |2021-07-16T13:05:41-06:00July 16th, 2021|Events|

Keeping the lights on: HCE Operations on wildfire mitigation, using drones to access remote areas and more….

Join us for a casual conversation with HCE President & CEO Bryan Hannegan, and Vice Presidents of Operations in our Glenwood and Eagle-Vail Districts, Cody O’Neil and Rick Arnhold.

  • How is HCE working to minimize the risk of fires in our service territory?
  • Using technology to our advantage in rugged terrain.
  • How members can stay […]

CORE’s Guide to Funding Residential Energy Upgrades

By |2021-10-12T12:47:27-06:00July 7th, 2021|Blog Feed|

Sometimes the biggest hurdle between you and energy upgrades is finding funding. We want to help you cut through the cost barriers and bring your energy ideas to life. Here are some of our favorites to get the gears turning: 

Stacking Incentives

If your home or business is in Pitkin or Eagle counties within the Roaring Fork Valley, you can stack utility rebates on top of CORE incentives for up to 50% of your energy project funding. […]

The 5 W’s of Cooling with a Heat Pump

By |2022-01-03T12:03:16-07:00June 3rd, 2021|Blog Feed|

What’s the best way to cool in the summer without an air conditioner? No AC, no problem. Consider a cold-climate heat pump.

It might have heat in the name but heat pumps don’t produce heat. They move it around. When it gets hot inside, a heat pump will move hot air outside leaving you with a cool, comfortable temperature. They do the opposite in the winter […]

The Future According to Jack Fox

By |2021-07-06T15:33:33-06:00April 13th, 2021|Blog Feed|

April 22 marked the 51st Earth Day reminding all of us that our climate dilemma didn’t develop overnight. There were times our relationship with fossil fuels was healthier and fueled new technology and economic progress. But, the time for a tough breakup has long since passed. Gen Z didn’t have a say in the world they inherited, but its leaders are stepping up to create a future in […]

Earth Day Action

By |2021-07-16T12:59:57-06:00April 12th, 2021|Events|

Limited time offer for the first 25 sign-ups through April 22, 2021. Available to Roaring Fork Valley residents in Pitkin and Eagle counties. 

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 […]

Connor – Carbondale

By |2021-03-09T13:48:38-07:00March 9th, 2021|Stories|

“My dad and I are working to build an electric snowmobile…”


Find Connor on the Glenwood Springs, Carbondale and Aspen murals!

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