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Energy Publications

Agricultural Hydropower Generation: On-Farm (3/17) Air Sealing Colorado Homes (2/13) Anaerobic Digestion of Animal Wastes in Colorado (05/11) Energy Checklist for Homeowners (12/08) Energy Checklist for Renters (3/14) Harvesting Energy from the Sun: Solar Photovoltaics  (10/09) Heating Colorado Homes (9/13) Insulating Colorado Homes  (9/13) Introduction to Domestic Solar Hot Water Systems (8/13) Irrigation Pumping Plant Efficiency (9/11) Landscaping for Energy Conservation (3/09) Spanish […]

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Lunch ‘N’ Learn Energy Webinars

Click the webinar titles to register for upcoming webinars or view previously recorded webinars. All upcoming webinars run from 12-1pm. UPCOMING WEBINARS: PREVIOUSLY RECORDED WEBINARS: Date Topic Speaker Affiliation 11/8/2016 Community Solar Gardens 101 Rebecca Langton Clean Energy Collective 9/13/2016 Solar Options for the Home Cary Weiner CSU Extension 7/12/2016 Energy Storage Shriram Santhanagopalan National […]

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Wind Energy for Colorado Home Owners, Farmers and Small Businesses – 10.623

Print this fact sheet by I. Shonle and R. Cantwell* (5/15) Quick Facts… Winds on your site should be at least class 2 (annual wind speeds averaging 9.8 to 11.5 mph at 50 meters above ground level) to be suitable for wind generation. A state law passed in 2008 requires all utilities to allow residential […]

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The Whole-House Approach to Energy Efficiency – 10.629

Print this fact sheet by C. Weiner* (7/19) Quick Facts… There are two steps to the whole house approach: 1) reducing energy demand; and 2) using efficient equipment. Analyzing your energy bills can help you understand how much energy you use for your ‘baseload’, heating, and cooling. A home’s ‘baseload’ is the amount of energy […]

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Harvesting Energy from the Sun: Solar Photovoltaics – 10.624

Print this fact sheet by K. Jones1 (10/09) Quick Facts… Solar energy can generate all or a portion of a home’s or business’ electrical needs. Colorado averages 5.5 hours of electrical-generating sun each day, 300+ days per year. Numerous financial incentives are available to support solar energy investments. Energy efficiency is the first step in […]

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Do-it-Yourself Energy Checklist for Renters – 10.622

Print this fact sheet by K.R. Tremblay, Jr. & revised by C. Weiner* (7/19) Quick Facts… Just because you rent, do not think that you are helpless in reducing your home energy costs. Simple things that can be done to save energy include: manage windows, use LED lamps, lower the water heater temperature, select an […]

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Do-it-Yourself Energy checklist for homeowners – 10.621

Print this fact sheet by K.R. Tremblay, Jr. & revised by C. Weiner* (7/19) Quick Facts… An energy efficient house can reduce energy bills significantly. Heating is the single largest energy use for homes in Colorado. Insulation and air sealing can reduce costs for both heating and cooling. Cooling costs in the summer can be […]

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Landscaping for Energy Conservation – 7.225

Print this fact sheet by L. Walker, L. Langelo, and S. Newman* (11/18) Quick Facts… Proper landscaping can modify the climate around your home and reduce both heat gain in summer and heat loss in winter. Properly placed plants reduce wind velocity near the home. The goal of energy-conserving landscaping is to regulate energy flows from […]

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Colorado Energy Master Registration

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