It’s Getting Hotter. How to Keep to Keep Your Cool, Efficiently.

June 17th, 2019|

CORE launches 2019 rebate for evaporative cooling This we know: our summers will be hotter and drier. Climate projections indicate that statewide annual temperatures are expected to warm between 2.5°F and 5°F by 2050. What exactly does that look like? Well, if Denver is on track to reach temperatures [...]

This Is What Local Solar Tastes Like

June 14th, 2019|

Potatoes unearthed in Emma, chard harvested in Old Snowmass, herbs raised at Cozy Point. Who doesn’t love the bounty of Roaring Fork Valley produce and the simple efficiency of connecting food producers to food consumers? The local food movement has helped to develop more resilient food networks, bolster local [...]

Yes, She’s an Energy Warrior

June 11th, 2019|

Did you know that less than a quarter of all workers employed in energy-efficiency fields are women? Solar companies, utilities, and other facets of the energy industry also report uninspiringly low numbers of female participation. Today we are celebrating boundary-pushing women who are bucking the trend. Below are five [...]

Smart Design: Affordable Green-Building

June 11th, 2019|

Local contractors, builders, and architects can take advantage of hands-on, green-building seminars on an active jobsite in Carbondale. The trainings are part of a series titled, “Smart Design: Affordable Green-Building.” Participants will have the opportunity to experience affordable green-building in action. The seminars will be held on [...]

Snowmaking Outside of the Box

May 30th, 2019|

Aspen Skiing Company’s in-house snow and energy experts in the heart of the snowmaking beast -- the primary pump house -- on Snowmass Mountain. L-to-R: Jonathan “Jonboy” Beal, Ryland French, Frank White, Colin “Smartest Snowmaker” Martin, Jesse “Trailbone” Thome. PC: Michele Cardamone Photography Our livelihoods and recreation — and some [...]

The Most Important Election You’ve Never Heard of

May 28th, 2019|

If you care about clean energy and think utilities are boring, think again. Utilities play a key role in the fight against climate change. As much as 70 percent of Pitkin County’s greenhouse gas emissions are from the energy used in homes and businesses. And at present, 53 percent [...]

Sustainability: it’s a no-brainer

April 30th, 2019|

Matt Hamilton and his family take a stroll in Carbondale. PC: Eyedrop Design For Matt Hamilton, sustainability is a no-brainer. That might sound like something you’d expect from the Sustainability Director at Aspen Skiing Company. Not only does Hamilton work with CORE on various efficiency projects for [...]

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