BCRES Speaker Series – May Event – TBD

View On Meetup.com Date Wednesday, 08 May 2019 6:30 PM Presentation details will be updated soon for the May event. This meeting is free for CRES members. There is a $5 suggested donation for non-members. Learn more about CRES, and the benefits of membership at https://www.cres-energy.org/ Parking is available in Lot 556The West Entrance Circle Lot (550) is pay-by-hour at …

Calculating and Reducing Your Carbon Footprint

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 21 Feb 2019 7:00 PM Casey Stock, Sustainability Manager at DaVita, will be showing us how to calculate and then reduce our carbon footprint. We will first review some of the major components that impact our carbon footprint, calculate our individual usage and finally discuss actionable steps that can be used to reduce your carbon …

NCRES Speakers Series

View On Meetup.com Date Tuesday, 30 Apr 2019 7:00 PM Our monthly speakers series features presentations on renewable energy, energy efficiency, green building, and related sustainability topics. The presentation will be held at Odell Brewing Company’s taproom at 800 E. Lincoln Avenue in Fort Collins. Doors open at 7 pm with presentation commencing at 7:30 and running through 8:30 pm. …

Optimizing Electric Transportation, Th Feb 28

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 28 Feb 2019 7:00 PM Electric vehicles are getting more attention but barriers to widespread adoption remain, such as range anxiety and affordability. Despite such perceptions, EVs are an excellent fit for many drivers.Former NREL researcher Sarah Booth is now with Sawatch Labs which analyses driving patterns to learn when a vehicle is a good …

Hunter Lovins: A Finer Future, Th March 28

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 28 Mar 2019 7:00 PM Join us for an evening with Hunter Lovins discussing her new book on systemic change that points out ways to an economy in the service of life, much of which revolves around clean energy choices. L. Hunter Lovins is the President and Founder of Natural Capitalism SolutionsNatCapSolutions.orgA renowned author and …

BCRES Speaker Series – April Event – TBD

View On Meetup.com Date Wednesday, 10 Apr 2019 6:30 PM Presentation details will be updated soon for the April event. This meeting is free for CRES members. There is a $5 suggested donation for non-members. Learn more about CRES, and the benefits of membership at https://www.cres-energy.org/ Parking is available in Lot 556The West Entrance Circle Lot (550) is pay-by-hour at …

Solar PV Mythbusting: How reliable is solar? NREL’s Dirk Jordan (this Thursday)

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 24 Jan 2019 7:00 PM There are a number of myths surrounding the reliability of solar photovoltaics but why bother with news items from dubious sources when there is solid and current research available from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory?! Setting the record straight is Dirk Jordan, PhD, a Senior Engineer in the PV reliability …

What Gov. Polis Must Pursue for a Zero Emission Transportation Sector by 2050

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 17 Jan 2019 7:00 PM New Technologies, Business Models, and Policies Governor Polis Must Pursue for a Zero Emission Transportation Sector by 2050 We are on the edge of an electric vehicle revolution. Technological advances have made electric vehicles safer, higher performing and more affordable than ever before. Even traditional car manufacturers recognize this trend …

The Healthy Side of Zero Energy

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 07 Feb 2019 6:30 PM The Southeast chapter of the Colorado Renewable EnergySociety (SECRES) presents “High Performance Buildings” As high efficiency and renewables bring buildings ever closer to zero-energy, we need to assure that they are built with consideration for health, safety, conservation and durability. In this presentation, Enrico Bonilauri, of the Denver based international …

BCRES Screening of “The Human Element”

View On Meetup.com Date Wednesday, 09 Jan 2019 6:30 PM In this riveting and visually rich drama, blending art and science, we follow renowned environmental photographer James Balog (Chasing Ice) as he explores wildfires, hurricanes, sea level rise, a struggling coal mining community, and our changing air supply. With rare compassion and heart, The Human Element highlights Americans who are …