Green Gigs: How a Performing Arts Center Can Be Net Zero

May 13th, 2021|

The Contemporary, currently a work in progress, will be Colorado's most energy-efficient and lowest carbon-emitting performing arts center. It was a near miss and chance encounter that started The Arts Campus at Willits on its Path to Zero. But as the arts organization winds up construction on its [...]

CONTRACTOR TALKS: Cold Climate Heat Pumps

April 27th, 2021|

Join us for a webinar May 4, 2021 5:30 p.m. - REGISTER FOR FREE! This discussion with HVAC contractor, mechanical engineers, builders, and architects will include: How heat pump technologies have made big technical advancements and are now a viable and beneficial heating option for customers in the Colorado high [...]

Full Throttle Ahead for Father-son E-sled Team

April 7th, 2021|

Greg and Connor Hoffman have been spending a lot of time in their garage lately. But not on your average father-son garage project. On a Sunday in early February, Connor, a Basalt High School sophomore, was painstakingly placing hundreds of battery cells into a large, slotted container. It was [...]

Plugging into Climate Action with Zach Pierce

March 15th, 2021|

CORE presents “Community Meeting 2021: Plugging into Climate Action with Zach Pierce,” a virtual town hall with Zach Pierce, Special Advisor on Energy and Climate to Colorado Governor Polis. Pierce will start off this action-oriented program by talking with CORE executive director Mona Newton about the roadmap to reducing greenhouse [...]

Imagine Climate 2021

February 24th, 2021|

Bringing together creativity, community and inclusivity in the name of climate action, we’re kicking off a month-long exploration of climate art and science, the 3rd annual ​Imagine Climate: creative perspectives on climate change​. The backdrop of Imagine Climate’s community programs is the “Stories of Climate Change / Historias del Cambio Climático” [...]

Energy Warrior Award for 2020 People’s Choice Category

November 24th, 2020|

Please join us in congratulating Bruce Matherly, 2020 Energy Warrior in the People’s Choice category. Bruce was nominated for this honor by two different people, Jeffrey Woodruff and Natacha Kiler (who submitted this tribute), and received the top votes from our community. “Bruce Matherly is an Energy Warrior who walks [...]

2020 Energy Warrior Lifetime Achievement Award

November 20th, 2020|

Upon arriving in the Roaring Fork Valley more than 30 years ago, this Energy Warrior threw her energy and attention into her first love — alpine skiing — spending days shredding deep powder with ski patrollers and others, learning the mountain slopes.  Within a few years, her primary focus turned [...]

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