“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 …

Metro Denver Tour of Solar & Sustainable Homes, Saturday only

View On Meetup.com Date Saturday, 07 Oct 2017 9:00 AM 6th Annual Metro Denver Tour of Solar and Sustainable Homes Saturday, October 7th, 2017 Begins at Jefferson Unitarian Church 14350 W 32nd Ave.,Golden, CO 80401 or two additional locations to register and get a guidebook and map the day of the tour: The Avenson home @ 9988 Hoyt in Westminster or The …

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: Paths to Sustainability in Daily Life

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 30 Nov 2017 7:00 PM Former Bell Labs researcher Steve Stevens has talked the talk and walked the walk, transforming his 1979 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 …

The Future is in Our Hands: How Can We Increase Solar in Colorado?

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 19 Oct 2017 6:30 PM In 2017, Colorado ranked 11th in the nation for installed solar capacity, is home to more than 454 solar companies, and the state employs about 6,000 people in solar. But growth has slowed in the past year. Are there some best practices that can help Colorado rebound and recover its remarkable growth? Speaker Deirdre Macnab, …

NCRES Holiday Party @ the CSU Powerhouse

View On Meetup.com Date Tuesday, 19 Dec 2017 6:30 PM Come celebrate another great year with us at the CSU Powerhouse.  In addition to networking, we will give an NCRES update and have tours of the grid simulator courtesy of Spirae.  We will have pizza, appetizers, beer, and non-alcoholic beverages. Please note we’ll be starting at 6:30 pm for networking …

METRO DENVER GREEN HOMES TOUR

View On Meetup.com Date Saturday, 07 Oct 2017 9:00 AM Hello, Denver Metro CRES members. I know we already asked for volunteers for this event, but we also thought some of you would like to attend it. In case you are interested here is the information on the Green Homes Tour: Metro Denver Green Homes Tour Annual tour of solar and …

Alison Mason – Energy Storage for 100% Renewables on the Grid

View On Meetup.com Date Tuesday, 17 Oct 2017 6:45 PM        *****  NOTE : It is next week: The Third Tuesday of October ****–This month only, schedule conflicts with the Auditorium– Alison Mason of Spirae will join us to discuss the role of energy storage in integrating up to 100% renewable energy into the power grid. Energy storage …

The Transition to 100% Renewable Energy: Solar’s Role Worldwide

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 28 Sep 2017 7:00 PM Colorado Renewable Energy Society (CRES) and Sierra Club Colorado present: Dr. David RennéThe Transition to 100% Renewable Energy:Solar’s Role WorldwideJefferson Unitarian Church 14350 W. 32nd Ave, Golden (Applewood)Th, Sept, 28, 2017, 7pm What role can solar power play in getting humanity to 100% Renewable Energy? David Renné, PhD, is President of the International Solar Energy Society and uniquely …

Living Simple – A DIY & Tiny Home Expo

View On Meetup.com Date Sunday, 24 Sep 2017 10:00 AM The Living Simple Expo – A Tiny Home and DIY event will be held at O’Dell Brewing Company located in Fort Collins CO on Sept 24th from 10am-6pm.  The event will feature workshops, speakers and vendors who are excited to talk about their experiences and exhibitors sharing their own homes. …