Energy Africa 10th Annual Conference

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 09 Nov 2017 7:30 AM Hello Metro Denver CRES members. A quick announcement on an exciting energy event going on this week in Denver. The Energy Africa Conference (http://energyafricaconference.com) On November 9-10, energy experts from all over the globe will be coming to Denver to dialog, exchange ideas, best practices and to invest in the effort …

Speaker Series: Matt Young “Net Zero By Accident”

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 18 Jan 2018 6:30 PM Join MDCRES this January for a presentation that will point the way for any homeowner to take on their own energy efficiency projects in 2018.  By day, Matt Young is a materials researcher at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.  However, being in the renewable field was no guarantee for success …

2017 Sustainable Denver Summit: Growing Responsibly

View On Meetup.com Date Tuesday, 05 Dec 2017 8:30 AM Link to Tickets (Required): https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mayor-michael-b-hancocks-2017-sustainable-denver-summit-tickets-38496373690 Mayor Michael B. Hancock invites you to the 2017 Sustainable Denver Summit – Growing Responsibly ABOUT THE SUMMIT The Sustainable Denver Summit caps a year-long process that engages the community – businesses, non-profits, government agencies and residents – in developing and implementing specific written commitments to action and …

Initiated Ordinance 300 (Denver Green Roof Initiative)

View On Meetup.com Date Tuesday, 07 Nov 2017 7:00 PM This is an announcement to help get awareness on an issue on the upcoming Coordinated Election being held in Denver on Tuesday, November 7, 2017. This is not an official endorsement from CRES. We are encouraging all of our members to check out www.DENVERGREENROOF.org to learn more about the Denver Green Roof Initiative. …

US Solar Photovoltaic System Cost Benchmarks – Analysis and Trends in 2017

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 16 Nov 2017 6:30 PM The installed cost of solar power fell to record lows in the first quarter of 2017 because of the continuing decline in both hardware and “soft” costs, according to an analysis by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).  NREL has produced annual benchmarks since 2010. …

Attend the presentation “Putting Solar on Your Home”

View On Meetup.com Date Saturday, 18 Nov 2017 9:00 AM The SE chapter of the Colorado Renewable Energy Societypresents “Putting Solar on Your Home”.Agenda:WelcomeEnergy Efficiency – the most important things to consider before going solar- Jim Riggins​Putting Solar on your home—Phil BroadhaganElectrical connections, storage—IBEWNoon—beyond: Time to network and enjoy food trucks in the parking lot for lunch

“Zero Energy Now”, Our Journey to Production-Built Zero Energy Homes.

View On Meetup.com Date Tuesday, 14 Nov 2017 6:45 PM FEATURING:  Department of Energy’s Housing 2017 Innovation Award Winners; Philgreen Construction – REVIVE Sustainable Multifamily Living, Thrive Home Builders – with ten Zero Energy Ready Home (ZERH) developments in the Denver Metro area and Nancy Kellogg, Zero Net Energy (ZNE) program associate with Southwest Energy Efficiency Project (SWEEP)  VALUABLE 2017 …

Evolving Past Coal – The Navajo Case (Th, Oct 26)

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 26 Oct 2017 7:00 PM Dave Hurlbut, NRELEvolving Past Coal – The Navajo CaseThur, Oct 26, 2017, 7pm. 14350 W. 32nd Ave. Golden, CO What will happen to the Navajo Nation and the Hopi Tribe when/if the Navajo Generating Station—the largest coal-fired power plant in the West, located on the Navajo Reservation—closes in 2019?  Jobs will …

Beyond Net Zero: Ethics, Principles, and Practice of Personal Sustainability

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 30 Nov 2017 7:00 PM Former Bell Labs engineer Steve Stevens has talked the talk and walked the walk, transforming his 1978 home from a pitiful energy footprint to an energy factory with many features. With his home renovation as an example he explicates the Ethics, Principles, and Practice of Personal Sustainability, building on an earlier …