“The beauty of living in a small community is people are there to help,” says Aspen resident Kristine Gatdula. This was an unexpected bonus for the dental hygienist who dreamed of a move to the valley “for a ski season” and then, like many locals, found lots to love. That was five years ago.
Are you intrigued about net-zero life? You’re in good company. We’re fielding triple the inquiries we were just a year ago. And it’s not just that conversations about carbon-free spaces are going up; they’re also digging deeper.
“Everybody’s talking about it and, generally, people have been more engaged and have a better grasp on how the different systems within a building are interconnected,” says Hannah Itzler, CORE’s Residential Programs Manager.
Last month a seismic shift occurred in the US clean energy space. The humble heat pump — an electric heating and cooling system that is three times more efficient than gas-fired equipment — was credited with canceling a major trans-state gas pipeline project. It’s hard to imagine this David and Goliath matchup. But heat […]
Nathan Garfield is a family man; anyone who meets him will recognize a proud husband and father (to Christy and Clementine, respectively). Scratch the surface of this contractor’s home-building project and it’s easy to see that family — three generations of it — runs through the entire job site.
The lineage started when Nathan was a child. Born in Maine and growing up with a diverse family unit (think: parental remarriages), Nathan had four parents, three of […]