Events

5Point Aventure Film Festival

By |2020-01-15T10:18:01-07:00January 15th, 2020|Events|

We are stoked to support the 5Point Film Festival! Stop by the CORE engagement station for a chance to win a Zero Hero Kit!

5Point Film in Aspen
January 17th and 18th
Wheeler Opera House

7pm Show | 6:30 Doors

5 Point is kicking off the new decade in style! Join 5Point for two nights of all new, signature film programming along with special guests at the Wheeler Opera House in Aspen, January 17 and 18, 2020. Guided by the […]

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 […]