Roaring Fork Valley Energy Resource Centers
Roaring Fork Valley Energy Resource Centers:
Community Office for Resource Efficiency (CORE)
Clean Energy Economy for the Region (CLEER)
Free LEDs, smart thermostat deals and energy assessments are the heart of this month’s promotions:
Happy holidays from the Aspen Energy Challenge! Thank you for being a bright light for energy efficiency. As part of the ACRA’s “12 Days of Aspen” event happening this month, Aspen residents can receive 5 free LED light bulbs for completing a quick survey. Details here.
Through the end of the year, the Town of Carbondale is offering 50% off smart thermostats, plus a package deal that includes professional installation and a heating tune-up. Town residents may choose between Nest Learning Thermostat, Ecobee and Honeywell Lyric, valued up to $250 each. Call 970-925-9775 ext. 503 to sign up now.
Thanks to a generous donor, the Town of Snowmass Village is providing free home energy assessments (a $400 value) to Town residents. This offer, which includes a comprehensive evaluation of your home’s energy use, safety testing, “quick fix” measures, and much more, is valid through the end of the year only. Call 970-925-9775 ext. 501 now to sign up.
Want to know what other rebates are available in the Roaring Fork Valley? Check out the 2017 RFV Rebate Brochure. CORE rebates are available from Aspen through Glenwood Springs (including all homes and businesses on Glenwood Springs Electric grid).
About CORE: CORE is a non-profit which works cooperatively with businesses, individuals and government entities to create measurable improvements in energy and water efficiency in order to benefit the environment and develop a more sustainable economy.
CORE administers the City of Aspen Utilities rebates. If you are a City of Aspen Utility customer, please call us at (970)925-9775 for information regarding assessments, rebates for your home or business.
About CLEER: The Clean Energy Economy for the Region develops and delivers creative clean energy programs and services for communities, governments, businesses and households in western Colorado.
Visit us! The Energy Resource Center at the Third St. Center in Carbondale is your one-stop-shop to discover clean energy incentives in the valley.
Aspen Energy Challenge!
What can you get at our ERC?
- Energy Coaching
- Free Radon Test Kits
- Information on rebates and financing
The Third St. Center
520 S. 3rd St.
Aspen Airport Business Center
Your Energy Smart Staff
Marty Treadway – Program DirectorMarty is the Program Director for CORE. He manages all the various CORE grant programs and supervises the remaining energy program offerings to the community. He has been a general contractor in the Roaring Fork Valley since 2001, as the co-owner of a design-build firm specializing in sustainably built custom homes. He received his LEED Green Associate and BPI-Building Analyst certifications in 2011.
Marty’s home is in Carbondale, where he has lived on and off since 1999. He has worked for several architects, volunteered for many years on the the Carbondale Mountain Fair board, Red Hill Council and Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers. Some of Marty’s other interests include mountain biking, climbing, skiing, and raising his two wonderful boys Tyler and Potter, with a little help from his wonderful wife, Trina Ortega. Marty holds a Master of Architecture degree from CU Denver, and a Technical Journalism degree from CSU.
Brad Davis – Energy Programs ManagerBrad is the Energy Programs Manager for Energy Smart Colorado at CORE. Brad manages the commercial efficiency rebate program, the home energy assessment program in the Roaring Fork Valley, and provides data management support for CORE’s program tracking. In addition, Brad works with on the statewide Energy Smart Colorado program, which provides access to information, financing and a qualified workforce for residential and commercial energy efficiency customers throughout Colorado’s Western Slope.
Brad has been a part of the EnergySmart Colorado team since 2013 and joined CORE in April of 2015. He is passionate about helping the mountain community reduce it’s impact on climate change. Brad previously worked for Walking Mountains Science Center, Beaver Creek Resort’s Environmental Department, and the Eagle Valley Alliance for Sustainability. He was also a member of the building maintenance staff at the Phillip Merrill Environmental Center in Annapolis, the first ever LEED platinum certified building. Brad is originally from Maryland and attended Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida. He earned his first BPI Building Analyst accreditation in 2013. In his free time, Brad loves to backcountry ski, mountain bike, and climb mountains.
Kate Henion – Energy Programs CoordinatorAs the Energy Programs Coordinator, Kate helps homeowners access cash-back rebates for home improvement projects and provides complimentary energy advising services. She is happy to be back in Aspen and the Roaring Fork Valley, where she can work on helping make our communities more energy efficient and environmentally friendly.
Born and raised in Connecticut, Kate attended the University of Connecticut, where she earned a B.A. in History and Political Science in 2013 – shortly after she moved to the Roaring Fork Valley where she took full advantage of the local outdoor industry. She spent two years working for the Glenwood Adventure Company in Glenwood Springs. Kate also worked for the Public Interest Network in Denver before being drawn back to the Western Slope. In her free time Kate can be found hiking and biking or learning how to become a better rafter and skier.
Hannah Itzler – Energy Programs Coordinator
Hannah grew up just a short bike ride from the beautiful beaches of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She pursued her undergraduate studies at the University of Florida majoring in Sustainability and the Built Environment, graduating in May of 2014. Passionate about promoting a healthy, flourishing, sustainable community, Hannah continued her education at the University of Florida earning her Master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning with a focus on Environmental and Food Systems Planning in the summer of 2015. Before moving to the Roaring Fork Valley, Hannah biked across the United States with an organization called Bike & Build, which engages young adults in cycling trips to benefit affordable housing. When not working at CORE, Hannah can be found exploring in the mountains, practicing yoga, or testing out recipes in the kitchen.