Be an Energy Hero and take the Challenge!

Sign up for the Garfield Clean Energy Challenge!

Improve comfort. Become more profitable.

You get access to an Energy Coach who will help you:

  • get lined up with the kind of energy assessment you need
  • maximize local and utilty rebates
  • find contractors and review bids
  • find solutions to potentialy complicated energy and comfort issues in your building.

Garfield Clean Energy Challenge“We are helping businesses understand their energy use and start saving money,” said Energy Challenge Project Manager Erica Sparhawk.

The energy coaches help businesses track energy use, get an onsite energy evaluation, work up an energy action plan that fits the goals and budget of the business, and carry out priority energy improvements. The coaches also help businesses connect with contractors and make the most of utility rebates.

All businesses that apply will be eligible for energy coach services from a team of certified energy auditors who have experience in construction, energy efficiency upgrades, and better energy management techniques.

Garfield County businesses working to save energy
in the Clean Energy Challenge for Business

Parachute, Battlement Mesa
Parachute and Battlement Mesa
Battlement Mesa Company
Blac Frac Tanks
Chrisco Retail Building
Grand Valley Historical Society
Keta Building
Mesa Vista Assisted Living Residence
Old Mountain Gifts & Jewelry
Valley Senior Center
Williams Production RMT

Advanced Auto & Truck Repair
Alpine Bank, downtown location
Alpine Bank, central operations
Bookcliff Arts Council
Bookcliffs Professional Building
Church of the Open Door
Eagle Springs Crossing
East 3rd Street Professionals
Kentucky Fried Chicken
Meskin Enterprise
Midland LLC
Rifle Mercantile
Rifle Ranger District
Rifle Seventh Day Adventist Church
Rifle Truck & Trailer
Rifle Kum & Go L.C.
Rocky Mountain Baptist Church
Savage Land Co. Building
Ute Theatre
Custom Structural Steel
New Castle
Dwyer Greens and Flowers
K2 Spirits
Mr. T's Hardware & Building Supply
New Castle Veterinary Clinic

Glenwood Springs
401 27th St. LLC
811 Blake Law Office
Aspen Insulation
Aspen Valley Harley Davidson
Aspenwood Apartments
Balcomb and Green
CarQuest Parts
Climate Control Company
Dodson Engineered Products

Glenwood Springs continued
Family Visitor Program
Glenwood Hot Springs
Glenwood Plaza Condo Association
Glenwood Sewing Center
Glenwood Springs Auto Parts
Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association
Glenwood Springs Conoco
Good Shepherd Lutheran ChurchH Lazy F Mini Storage
Habitat for Humanity ReStore
Hanging Lake Inn
Juicy Lucy’s Steak House
Kaup Engineering
Literacy Outreach
Midas Automotive
Mountain Market
Mountain Valley Developmental Services
Names and Numbers
Pink Palace
The Property Shop
Rhino Liquors
Rivendell Sod and Distribution
Roaring Fork Liquors
Summit Canyon Mountaineering
Sunnyside Retirement
Tuttle Surveying Services
Vicki Lee Green Realtors
John Virgili holdings

311 Main LLC
Carbondale Beer Works
Carbondale Square LLC
Colorado West Roofing
The Crystal Company
Crystal Fly Shop
Dos Gringos Burritos
Equus Private Wealth
Gracie Jiu-Jitsu
Indoor Garden Supply
J&B Properties
Miser's Mercantile
Peppino’s Pizza
Pinon Forge
Red Hill Animal Health Center
Red Rock Diner
Roaring Forge
Schofield Building
Sopris Crossfit
Sopris Wine and Liquor
Spruce Building
Thunder River Theater Company
Town (restaurant)
United Methodist Church
Village Road HOA
Wine Time


Sign up today for
Energy Coach

Here are the documents you will need to sign up for the Garfield Clean Energy Challenge for Business:

Owner Application

Utility Data Release Form (required)

Contact an Energy Coach

Maisa Metcalf (se habla español)
(970) 704-9200 ext. 1101

Brandon Jones
(970) 704-9200 ext. 1103

Real-life success stories

Check out dozens of case studies about businesses across the county that are saving energy and enjoying increased workplace comfort and efficiency.

Commercial case studies

Residential case studies

Government building case studies

Projects participating in the Garfield Clean Energy Challenge from 2011 through 2013 were funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) through the Department of Energy's BetterBuildings Neighborhood Program in partnership with Garfield Clean Energy, the Colorado Energy Office, and the Colorado Department of Local Affairs.

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

Project management and energy coaching services are provided by CLEER, Clean Energy Economy for the Region.