The CORE Knowledge Base

Don’t get spooked by your energy bills

With Halloween just around the corner, there is a lot to be afraid of – witches, ghosts, and ghouls, to name a few – but one thing you shouldn’t be scared of is your energy bills. 


More Money for Multifamily Properties

Get funding for 50% of project costs, up to $50,000 for multifamily properties to make energy efficiency improvements to the whole building or common spaces.

How to DIY: Energy Efficiency Upgrades

CORE provides rebates on energy efficiency upgrades you can do yourself, 25% of project costs up to $500!

There to Help: CORE’s Income-qualified Program

CORE offers free energy assessments and double rebates for income qualified residents.

Cooking Without Gas

Watch Chef Martin’s cooking demonstration on an induction stove, and learn more about why you should switch from gas to electric.

The 5 W’s of Cooling with a Heat Pump

Did you know that heat pumps are not only for heating, but for cooling too? Find out why this 2 in 1 system is the most efficient on the market.

Bigger Rebates for Basalt Residents

Up to 3X the rebates for Basalt residents! The Town of Basalt is matching CORE’s incentives for energy upgrades. You can cover up to 75% of your project costs when combined with rebates from Holy Cross Energy.

25 Reasons to Get an Energy Assessment

Interested in sustainability but not convinced? Here are 25 reasons to start your path to zero with an energy assessment.

It’s All HERS

HERS is the Home Energy Rating System that has become the industry standard on how to measure and calculate the energy efficiency of homes

Top 10 Energy Terms We Want You To Know

There are a lot of confusing terms in the energy world, but we are here to help you out with the top 10 terms we think you should know!

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