Upcoming workshops and trainings

Fall Energy Innovation Series

All presentations: 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.
Third Street Center, 520 S. Third St., Carbondale

FREE! Refreshments provided | 2 LU / AIA credits per workshop

Thursday, October 18: Passive House

Todd Collins, owner of AE Building Systems, explains the “passive house.” The passive house standard aims to reduce the energy needed to heat a building through a highly efficient building envelope and construction techniques. Collins will present case studies from several passive houses built in Colorado.

Thursday, Oct. 25: Net-Zero Affordable Housing

Erica and Brian Golden, principals for 2757 design+build in Carbondale, will showcase Habitat for Humanity’s Basalt Vista Housing Partnership and a new building in downtown Carbondale. The partnership is working to create all-electric, net-zero dwellings that meet affordable housing criteria.

Thursday, Nov. 1: Solar and Low-Energy Homes

Cary Weiner, energy specialist with Colorado State University Extension Service, explains how to achieve a low-energy-use home through energy efficiency, and explain factors homeowners should consider for solar energy.

RSVP: info@cleanenergyeconomy.net | 970-704-9200