July 2016Condo goes from sweltering to sunny and coolGlenwood Springs man uses energy incentives to improve comfort, cut costsTyler Benton enjoys the view of downtown Glenwood Springs from the deck on his Spring Street condo. New insulation and efficient windows make the south-facing unit more comfortable in summer and winter.Photo by Kelley CoxTyler Benton knew

February 7, 2014Historic Glenwood Springs apartment house gets extensive energy makeover’Pink Palace’ on track to save energy, maintenance expenses in the decades aheadJohn Ackerman, co-owner of the Pink Palace apartment house, seen in the background, on Colorado Avenue in Glenwood Springs. Photo by Cameron M. BurnsThe Pink Palace is a Glenwood Springs landmark and treasure.

Sept. 25, 2014Climate Control banishes ‘fire-breathing dragon’Silt contest winners win installation of free, high-efficiency furnacePat and Larry Tiffany, with their granddaughter Lilly, at their home in Silt. Photo by Kelley CoxPat Tiffany used to be afraid to go into the basement of her home in Silt for fear of the “fire-breathing dragon” — a furnace

December 18, 2014Repairs after house fire cut energy bills in halfGlenwood Springs couple replaces hazardous electric baseboards with heat pumpJan and Keith Giezentanner stand at the foot of the staircase in their living room. Above them is the indoor vent for the heat pump heating and cooling system installed after their house fire.After an electrical