ACES' students learn about building efficiency with Energy Smart

Efficiency and Conservation

Did you know electricity costs in Colorado have increased 25% in the last 10 years? In the United Sates, 70% of the carbon we release into the atmosphere comes from buildings and vehicles. Improve the energy and water efficiency of your home or office with these resources:

  • PitkinEagle and Gunnison County residents: visit Energy Smart for rebates, resources for homeowner and property managers, audits, and more.
  • Garfield County residents: visit CLEER for energy resources and rebate information.
  • Summit County residents: visit High Country Conservation Center for information regarding green energy, green building, conservation, and waste reduction. 
  • Boulder County residents: visit your local Energy Smart office for rebates and more.
  • Denver County residents: Energy Smart.
  • All United States residents can learn more at Energy Savers
  • Are you a Do it Yourself-er? Visit the Pitkin County website for some DIY tutorials for energy saving projects.
  • Water conservation tips from regional non-profit Roaring Fork Conservancy.

Reduce the amount of waste your household or office generates.

      
Handing out reusable grocery bags in celebration of the local bag ban.                         ACES' staff uses reusable containers whenever possible.

      
Use reusable bags! One-time use plastic bags are banned in Aspen grocery stores.                    Need a reusable bag? Buy an ACES Chico bag!