Art, Innovation, and the Power of the Sun

July 20th, 2021|

Paul Soldner loved the sun. The pioneering ceramist, teacher, founder of Anderson Ranch Arts Center, inventor (of Soldner pottery equipment, among a dozen patents), and self-taught green builder employed the sun’s power, energy, light, and symmetry in both his artwork and in the design and construction of his home [...]

CORE’s Guide to Funding Residential Energy Upgrades

July 7th, 2021|

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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