Garfield Clean Energy commercial case studies

Garfield Clean Energy case studies explain what businesses in Garfield County are doing to trim energy use and save money. While some techniques for saving energy are common and straightforward, others certainly are not. Projects range from insulation and air-sealing to white roofs and bounced light.

NEW: Glenwood Adventure Co., Sweet Adventures and Toad & Co.(September 2017)
Three downtown shops opt for LED upgrades to save energy

Advanced Automotive, Rifle
"Businesses Eligible for Assistance Through Lighting Efficiency Rebates"

Active Communications, Glenwood Springs
Active Communications enjoys immediate savings from CARD energy efficiency retrofits

Alpine Bank, Rifle
"Banker Finds Energy Efficiency Upgrades Make Good Economic Sense"

Balcomb & Green, Glenwood Springs
"Office Manager Working to Cut Energy Costs in Downtown Building"

Battlement Schoolhouse, Battlement Mesa
Beloved Schoolhouse Shows Historic Buildings Can Be Efficient Too

Churches: 10 congregations from Parachute to Carbondale (December 2014)
Churches use energy efficiency to be good stewards

Defiance Thrift Store, Glenwood Springs
Beefy Insulation Makes Shopping Under New Lights Delightful at Defiance Thrift

Dwyer Greens & Flowers, New Castle
"New Castle Greenhouse Pulls Curtains for Energy Savings"

East Third Professional, Rifle
"Roof Insulation Nets Rifle Building a 44 Percent Drop in Natural Gas for Winter Heating"

Elder Trucking, Rifle
"Rifle Trucking Firm Employs Unique Solutions for Cutting Energy Use in Trucks, Buildings"

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park
"Efficient Lighting Helping to Preserve Glenwood Caverns' Rock Formations"

Glenwood Hot Springs, Glenwood Springs
Glenwood Hot Springs Adopts Numerous Energy Efficiency Upgrades at Pool, Hotel

Glenwood Sew, Glenwood Springs
Efficiency upgrades yield immediate benefits in comfort for Glenwood Sewing Center staff and customers

Glenwood Springs Subaru and Glenwood Springs Ford
Solar power at work for Glenwood Subaru; Lighting upgrades at Subaru, Ford dealerships
part of ongoing efforts toward energy efficiency

Grand Valley Recreation Center, Battlement Mesa
"Lighting retrofit to save more than $10,000 a year at Grand Valley Recreation Center"

Juicy Lucy's Steakhouse in Glenwood Springs
"Juicy Lucy's Energy Savings Bolster Business Expansion"

Lavender and Thyme B&B, Glenwood Springs
Energy audits, retrofits increase guest comfort

Mi Casita, Carbondale
"Mi Casita cutting energy costs with efficient lighting, cooling"

Miser's Mercantile, Carbondale
"Miser's Mercantile Saving 20 percent with Lighting Upgrades"

Mountain Valley Developmental Services, Glenwood Springs
"Solar Power Cutting Energy Use and Helping Clients, Students and the
Bottom Line at Mountain Valley Developmental Services' Greenhouse"

Orrison Distributing, Glenwood Springs
"Orrison Distributing Hopes for a Cool $16,000 in Energy Savings Each Year"

The Pit Stop, Glenwood Springs
Upgrades help The Pit Stop lower energy bills

Professional Auto Body
Lighting upgrade offers multiple benefits at Professional Auto Body

Rifle Creek Museum, Rifle
LED fixtures put Rifle Creek Museum in new light

Rivendell Distribution & Sod Farm, Spring Valley
"Rivendell Sod Farm Manager Works to Lower Business' Energy Load"

Roaring Fork Liquors, Glenwood Springs
Double efficiency upgrades yield 42% electrical savings

Savage Land Company, Rifle
"Businesses fight downturn in economy with energy savings, rebates"

Seventh Day Adventist Church, Rifle
Rifle Church Sees the Light with New Lamps, Ballasts, and Solar Photovoltaic Electricity

Sopris Liquor and Wine, Carbondale
"Sopris Liquor and Wine: Guilt-Free, Well-Lit Shopping"

Spirits of New Castle
"Spirits of New Castle's efforts to save energy produce other benefits"

Sunnyside Retirement Center, Glenwood Springs
Seniors, Staff Find 'Fantastic' Energy Savings at Sunnyside

Zendt Properties, Glenwood Springs
Landlord’s lighting initiative enhances work environment in Glenwood Springs office buildings