Events

High-performance learning, with a sandwich on the side

By |2019-12-05T15:58:35-07:00November 18th, 2019|Blog Feed, Events|

New this fall, CORE is offering FREE building science trainings for construction workers on the jobsite. Known as the CORE Workforce Training, these lunch-and-learn sessions, offered in English or Spanish, are held on-site during the lunch hour and include lunch and drinks for the student crew. The courses are led by Beatriz Soto, a bilingual architect and CORE’s Community Outreach + Workforce Development Coordinator. Over the course of two classes, she covers principles and techniques of green building, […]

Beyond the Climate Strike

By |2019-12-04T16:05:28-07:00October 21st, 2019|Events|

More than 4 million people in 163 countries on all seven continents participated in youth-led climate strikes in September. Wondering how we can build on that momentum?

Please join us for Beyond the Strike, a regional forum focusing on solutions and positive actions we can take on a personal, local, and systems level to accelerate our transition to a clean energy economy. The event includes:

  • Information on existing efforts and programs from multiple organizations and businesses working on climate solutions in […]

Experience Electric Vehicles

By |2019-12-06T13:25:50-07:00September 26th, 2019|Events|

Update: Check out Craig Farnham’s presentation on electric vehicles!

If you’ve been thinking about buying one of the many awesome electric vehicles on the market today – or you’re just curious about the technology – you’re not alone. EV’s are becoming increasingly popular, and most manufacturers now offer one or more electric models.

Responding to growing demand, area clean-energy groups are hosting an additional Experience Electric Workshop to get the EV-curious up to speed. Meanwhile, several Glenwood auto dealers will […]

ACES Farmhouse Open House

By |2019-12-06T13:41:15-07:00July 19th, 2019|Events|

For the past several months, ACES — in partnership with CORE, Green Line Architects, MM-Eight Construction & a range of other local partners — has been building a 1,880 square foot house in Carbondale to provide additional staff housing for its employees. This community project, known as the ACES Urban Farmhouse, has brought together a very skilled team in an integrative design process to produce an affordably built, efficient home for ACES’ environmental science educators and staff in the Roaring […]

Smart Design: Affordable Green-Building

By |2019-06-11T16:41:23-06:00June 11th, 2019|Events|

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 location at the ACES Urban Farmhouse at 418 Garfield Ave in Carbondale, on April 16, April 30, and June 11 at 5:00pm.

When: April 16, […]

2nd annual Roaring Stories

By |2019-08-01T09:41:57-06:00May 6th, 2019|Events|

The Community Office for Resource Efficiency (CORE), in partnership with Aspen Center for Environmental Studies, Writ Large and KDNK, is thrilled to present a live story evening featuring Roaring Fork Valley locals on stage telling first-person stories curated by Alya Howe. The event includes a half-dozen tales, drinks from Marble Distilling Co. and Capitol Creek Brewery, vittles for purchase from Slow Groovin’ BBQ, a solar seed house tour, CORE’s “carbon drop” engagement station and, new this year, a mini farm […]

We Are the Asteroid II

By |2019-02-08T11:48:10-07:00February 8th, 2019|Events|

The Community Office for Resource Efficiency (CORE) and Anderson Ranch Arts Center co-present We Are the Asteroid II, a public art installation by environmental activist and artist Justin Brice Guariglia. We Are the Asteroid II will be exhibited at Anderson Ranch from March 4 through April 1, as part of a visual arts exhibition co-curated by both organizations, titled Imagine Climate: artists on climate change. 

Guariglia uses a solar-powered LED message board lit with messages he refers to as […]

Imagine Climate: artists on climate change

By |2019-02-12T17:03:39-07:00February 7th, 2019|Events|

The Community Office for Resource Efficiency (CORE) and Anderson Ranch Arts Center co-present Imagine Climate: artists on climate change, an exhibition featuring regional, national and international artists that will take place at Anderson Ranch Arts Center, with a satellite show at The Collective at Snowmass Base Village, in Snowmass, CO through April 1. The invitational group exhibition is a creative collaboration at the intersection of art and science.  It brings together two nonprofits and nine artists who visualize and […]