Rocky Mountain Green

Rocky Mountain Green A unique opportunity for collaboration & networking When: April 10-12, 2019 Where: Embassy Suites by Hilton Denver Downtown Hosted by USGBC Mountain Region, Rocky Mountain Green annually convenes hundreds of building professionals, sustainability leaders and change-makers from across the Rocky Mountain region for discussions about today’s most critical sustainability and green building […]

Healthy Side of Zero-Energy

The Healthy Side of Zero-Energy: High Performance Buildings A Free Seminar—$5 donation encouraged Thursday, Feb. 7, 6:30 – 8 PM Sand Creek Library, Meeting Room A 1821 S. Academy Blvd, Colorado Springs– map it! The Southeast chapter of the Colorado Renewable Energy Society (SECRES) presents “High Performance Buildings”. As high efficiency and renewables bring buildings ever […]

Solar for Home and Business

The Southeast chapter of the Colorado Renewable Energy Society (SECRES) presents “Solar for Home and Business” A FREE Solar Seminar – $5 donation encouraged Get your 30% Federal Tax Credit before it Expires! Presentation Slides: Part 1 Energy Efficiency Part 2 Solar Basics and Beyond     WHEN: Saturday, June 30th  10 am – 1 […]

Saving Money: Taming Energy and Water Waste

      If you missed Session 1, you can download the Home Energy Basics presentation here. If you missed Session 2, you can download part 1 of the DIY and professional energy and water audits presentation here and here for part 2. If you missed Session 3, you can download the Incentives presentation here. If […]

Dr. Kutscher Talks to a Full House

Climate Change: The Latest Science, Why It’s Serious, and What We Can Do About It 100 Colorado Springs residents turned out to learn about climate change from Dr. Charles (Chuck) Kutscher, Director of the Buildings and Thermal Systems Center at National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).  The presentation was co-sponsored by Colorado Renewable Energy Society, and […]

Electric Power for Municipal Utilities; what does the future hold?

Colorado Springs, May 7th In spite of a major hail storm, a great crowd turned out for this. The landscape of electrical power generation is changing more dramatically today than in the last 130 years, and the impact on municipal utilities is significant.  Rising mining costs, new gas supplies from fracturing, plummeting solar and wind […]

Drake Fire – a Reminder to be Energy Efficient

Drake Fire

With the unfortunate fire at the Colorado Springs Martin Drake Power Plant, Colorado Springs Utilities (CSU) is faced with an abrupt loss of base load electric power.  This could easily last into the summer air conditioning season with its peak load.  Now is a GREAT time for all CSU customers to take steps towards using less […]