Events

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, April 30, [...]

2nd annual Roaring Stories

By |2019-05-29T11:46:24-06:00May 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 |2019-02-08T11:48:10-06:00February 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 [...]

Imagine Climate: artists on climate change

By |2019-02-12T17:03:39-06:00February 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 [...]

Future Energy

By |2019-03-07T07:11:54-06:00February 6th, 2019|Events|

Left to right:  Bryan Hannegan, President/CEO, Holy Cross Energy || Roger S. Pulwarty, Senior Scientist, NOAA-Boulder || Sarah Uhl, Environmental Artist In celebration of 25 years helping the Roaring Fork Valley save energy, the Community Office for Resource Efficiency (CORE), presents “Future Energy: a Technologist, a Climate Scientist and an Artist Walk Into a Bar…” Find out how these three innovative thinkers and doers — Bryan Hannegan of Holy [...]

The Human Element

By |2019-02-13T09:54:28-06:00February 5th, 2019|Events|

The Community Office for Resource Efficiency (CORE) and The Arts Center at Willits co-present The Human Element, a film screening and conversation with Emmy Award-winning explorer and photographer James Balog. For 40 years, Balog has broken new conceptual and artistic ground on one of the most important issues of our era: human modification of nature. Date: Thursday, March 21 Time: 7pm (doors at 6:30) Location: The Temporary, Basalt Tickets: FREE! Email alohr@tacaw.org to [...]

CORE, CLEER + GCE Launch Fall Energy Innovation Series

By |2018-10-08T14:22:01-06:00October 8th, 2018|Events|

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 CLEER and Garfield Clean Energy to give you — architects, builders, contractors, homeowners, and energy nerds —  the tools needed to reduce emissions generated in homes and buildings. The three-week series [...]

Town of Basalt Presents “Zero Energy Ready” Training

By |2018-10-19T10:25:39-06:00October 7th, 2018|Events|

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 FREE workshops, led by local contractor and trainer Scott Mills, that fulfill the required training.   Mills’ speciality, the Zero Energy Ready Home (ZER), is a program of the Department [...]