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The Home of the Future is Electric

January 10th, 2019|

We know that our fossil fuel addiction is destabilizing the climate. And yet, in much of our daily lives—from showering to sautéing—it’s been difficult to find a viable alternative, so we continue to emit greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. That’s all changing: electricity is getting cleaner, creating a clear [...]

Don’t be a Turkey: How to Talk Climate This Thanksgiving

November 1st, 2018|

Over 27 million Americans (65% of the population) rarely -- if ever -- talk about climate change.*  This jaw-dropping number of people choose not to mention climate, when it is impossible for me not to talk about it. I talk about it over margs with friends and over cake [...]

5 Things That Changed After We Got a Home Energy Assessment

October 11th, 2018|

This article was originally published by Aspen Real Life and is reproduced here as part of our Home Energy Assessment collaboration.  Sixteen days into my marketing gig at CORE, I was signing up for a home energy assessment. I figured first-hand experience was a [...]

CORE, CLEER + GCE Launch Fall Energy Innovation Series

October 8th, 2018|

Want to improve the efficiency of your home? Interested in building to net-zero? Do you think affordable housing should also come with lower monthly utility bills? If you answered yes to any of those questions, we have the series for you. This fall, CORE is teaming up with [...]

Town of Basalt Presents “Zero Energy Ready” Training

October 7th, 2018|

This summer, the Town of Basalt unanimously passed the 2018 Sustainable Building Regulations. As a result, contractors applying for building permits in Basalt are required to earn two hours of eligible training. See the regs here. No need to fret about that requirement! Basalt is hosting a series of [...]

Local Savings Help A Growing Business

September 12th, 2018|

Dave Clark and Tom Clark Jr. (left to right) have a laugh at their Aspen store  juggling oranges in the revamped produce section. Photo credit: Michele Cardamone Photography Forty years ago, Tom Clark Sr. opened his first market in Aspen. Since then, the store donning his last [...]

Partnering for Sustainable AND Affordable Housing

August 14th, 2018|

Architectural renderings of Basalt Vista created by  2757 design+build co. Affordable Housing. Often the topic of newspaper headlines, local radio stations, or conversations at the coffee shop. It’s also been a thorn in the side for our communities, struggling to diplomatically address the issue. How do we [...]

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