Rapid Transit: Electric, automated, elevated, & efficient

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 26 Sep 2019 7:00 PM Rapid Transit: Electric, automated, elevated, and hyper-energy-efficient!” Carl Lawrence has been modernizing transportation for more than 25 years. His team has developed “the world’s coolest rapid transit system,” Swift Automated People Movers. This 21st century reinvention of an aerial tramway (like the one in Wuppertal, Germany, that has been in …

NCRES Speakers Series: The Economics of the Green New Deal

View On Meetup.com Date Tuesday, 27 Aug 2019 7:00 PM We’ll be joined by Anders Fremstad of CSU’s Economics Department who will make a case for a Green New Deal, based on a co-authored report for the Roosevelt Institute. The proposal includes a substantial carbon dividend, to incentivize decolonization without exacerbating inequality. It also makes the case for complementary regulations …

Odell Sustainability Tour and NCRES & Green Drinks Holiday Party

View On Meetup.com Date Tuesday, 03 Dec 2019 7:00 PM Come and learn more about sustainability efforts at Odell Brewing and celebrate the holidays! Corey Odell will be providing tours of the brewery highlighting their efforts to save energy, reduce waste, save water, and other efforts. We’ll be co-hosting the event with our friends at Green Drinks so it will …

NCRES Speakers Series: Agrivoltaic Research at CSU with Sandbox Solar

View On Meetup.com Date Tuesday, 22 Oct 2019 7:00 PM Join us to learn how land can be used for both solar power generation and agricultural uses, commonly referred to as Agrivoltaics. Ian Skor, Co-founder of Sandbox Solar will discuss their work with Colorado State University on a USDA grant studying Agrivoltaics. The research focuses on growing specialty crops underneath …

The Case For The ALL-ELECTRIC Building (Th, Aug 22)

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 22 Aug 2019 7:00 PM Peter Ewers, architect, AIA, LEED AP BD+CThe Case for the ALL-ELECTRIC BuildingTh, Aug 22, 7pm14350 W. 32nd Ave, Golden, CO 80401 (Jefferson Unitarian) Golden architect Peter Ewers has a broad portfolio of custom homes and commercial buildings featuring significant energy innovations. He argues that today’s available and affordable technology drives …

The Case For The ALL-ELECTRIC Building (Th, Aug 22)

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 22 Aug 2019 7:00 PM Peter Ewers, architect, AIA, LEED AP BD+CThe Case for the ALL-ELECTRIC BuildingTh, Aug 22, 7pm14350 W. 32nd Ave, Golden, CO 80401 (Jefferson Unitarian) Golden architect Peter Ewers has a broad portfolio of custom homes and commercial buildings featuring significant energy innovations. He argues that today’s available and affordable technology drives …

NCRES Speakers Series

View On Meetup.com Date Tuesday, 29 Oct 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. …

Panel: Colorado Companies Working on Sustainable Projects Around the World

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 15 Aug 2019 6:30 PM Representatives from Namasté Solar, Solar Energy International, and iDE – all Colorado based companies – will be coming to speak on a panel about sustainability projects being developed locally both here and internationally. These speakers will share their experiences with developing new projects that aim to affect more than an …

Boulder Environmental/Nature/Outdoors Film Festival – Current Revolution + Q&A

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 11 Jul 2019 4:00 PM Join BCRES for the inaugural Boulder Environmental / Nature / Outdoors Film Festival as well as the screening of Roger Sorkin’s film Current Revolutions screening Thursday, July 11th at 4:00 PM in the Gordon Gamm Theater. American Resilience Project’s new film series and associated outreach campaigns tackle the challenge of …

Energy Conservation and Renewable Energy Programs at CU Boulder

View On Meetup.com Date Wednesday, 14 Aug 2019 6:30 PM The University of Colorado is a prominent part of the Boulder community but many locals remain unfamiliar with the university’s energy and sustainability programs and initiatives. From LEED-certified buildings to alternative transportation and renewable energy projects, the campus is taking a number of environmentally-friendly steps to reduce waste and improve …