Extreme Building Efficiency – THIS Thursday

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 25 Jan 2018 7:00 PM What John Avenson did to his 1981 Broomfield home to turn it into a high performing energy producer close to the hard to meet German Passive-House standards qualifies as an “extreme home efficiency makeover”. While not all home owners might be willing to follow his lead in every detail his …

Speaker Series: David Kline “Talking Climate Change to Difficult Audiences”

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 15 Feb 2018 6:30 PM Join MDCRES this February to hear David Kline discuss Citizens’ Climate Lobby and its policy, including the basics of a carbon fee and dividend proposal. The talk will also address the challenge of speaking about the science and impacts of climate change to audiences who are resistant to climate change …

Addressing Climate Change at a Local Level

View On Meetup.com Date Wednesday, 11 Apr 2018 6:30 PM It’s been long known that the best way to make a lasting impact is through your local community. Come and listen to another BCRES panel discussion with local City Council members, county experts, and active citizens from Boulder County on our status and plans to address climate change. Specifically, our …

BCRES Speaker Series – “Commercial Innovation for Building Efficiency”

View On Meetup.com Date Wednesday, 14 Mar 2018 6:30 PM Join BCRES for a panel discussion focused on tackling climate change by improving the energy efficiency of our commercial buildings. 40% of U.S. energy is used in our buildings and its estimated that we will spend $1.2B per year for the next 10 years in commercial energy efficient retrofits. Please …

Tim Olsen – Wind and Technology: Past, Present, and Future

View On Meetup.com Date Tuesday, 13 Feb 2018 6:45 PM • Featuring: Tim Olsen Tim Olsen has been designing and implementing wind technology for 20 years. He was the president of CRES in 2006 and the chair of Engineers without Borders in 2005 and teaches regularly at EcoTech BSME (CU Boulder) MSME (VPI = SU). • ABSTRACT What is the …

Metro Denver CRES Volunteer Happy Hour

View On Meetup.com Date Wednesday, 21 Feb 2018 7:00 PM The Metro CRES chapter would like to invite you to Happy Hour at Mercury Cafe. We would like to thank you for your generosity, participation, passion, and patience as we reignite our volunteer program and opportunities. We will outline our needs and upcoming events during the gathering. There’ll be some …

Climate and Energy Legislation at the Colorado Legislature

View On Meetup.com Date Tuesday, 09 Jan 2018 6:45 PM Representative KC Becker and Senator Steve Fenberg will be discussing climate and energy legislation and the Colorado Legislature, including what’s been run in the past, and what to expect for the 2018 legislative session which begins January 10, 2018 Rep. Becker represents House District 13 which encompasses western Boulder County, …

Post-Summit Happy Hour for RE/EE Industry Members

View On Meetup.com Date Tuesday, 05 Dec 2017 5:30 PM For those who can’t make it to the Denver Sustainability Summit Tues, Dec 5th, but still want to get involved in the conversation…  OR for those who want to decompress at the end of the day, Metro Denver CRES is hosting a casual Industry Night Happy Hour over at Mercury …