Get Your Home Ready for Winter
Glenwood Springs Library - Wed, Oct. 4, 5-6:30 p.m.
Rifle Library - Thurs, Oct. 12, 5-6:30 p.m.
Is your home drafty in winter, or hot in summer? Are your utility bills too high? Garfield Clean Energy is here to help you get your home ready for winter and save money.
These free workshops will cover energy- and money-saving strategies, cool new technologies, and the fantastic financial aid and tax breaks now available for home energy upgrades.
Attendees will also have the opportunity to sign up for free personalized energy coaching and a highly discounted home energy audit – see our Get Your Home Ready for Winter page for more details.
Past events viewable on CLEER's Youtube channel
Funding for EV Charging Stations in Multifamily Housing Complexes and Workplaces
Dec. 15, 2022 - The Colorado Energy Office’s Charge Ahead grant program helps cover the costs of purchasing and installing EV charging stations in workplaces, apartment/condo complexes, government buildings, and other sites that offer public or visitor parking. CLEER provides grant applicants with free assistance and advice. Learn more in this webinar recording.
Mountain Town Fleets are Going Electric
June 1, 2022 - Electric passenger shuttles and vans are starting to come on the market, but questions abound. Are they reliable? Are they affordable? Are there any sales incentives or rebates? And can they handle our challenging mountain conditions? In this June 1, 2022 webinar, we get answers from manufacturers Lightning eMotors and Endera Motors and from the facilities director for the Aspen Institute's Aspen campus, which recently took delivery of two e-shuttles. The webinar is specifically aimed at those in our Colorado resort communities, including ski areas, lodges, transportation operators, biking/rafting companies and schools.
Give Your Input: Climate & the Carbondale Comp Plan
Sept. 23, 2021 - A Zoom recording of a live event hosted by CLEER and the Town of Carbondale, including presentations on the town's climate goals and progress to date.
Experience Electric: Can a Subaru Fan Make the Switch to an EV?
Apr. 20, 2021 - Electric vehicles are going mainstream, with models that fit our mountain lifestyle. In this video, vlogger and longtime Suby owner Naty Olen checks out two of the new crop of affordable electric SUV's that are now available at local dealerships: the Ford Mustang Mach-e and Volkswagen's ID.4.
Solar + Storage: Is Battery Backup Right for Your Home?
April 1, 2021 - This follow-up to the introductory Solarize video focuses on the benefits and costs of adding battery storage to solar systems, including financing options.
What Is Solarize?
March 4, 2021 - Solarize Garfield County is a time-limited program that brings homeowners and businesses together to maximize their group-buying power, running through June 4, 2021. This introductory webinar covers the basics of how the Solarize program works and what to expect during the process.
Reducing Airborne Diseases in Buildings with HVAC System Best Practices
Oct. 22, 2020 - A timely and well-attended webinar for facility manager and building owner about how to get your HVAC system ready for winter in the time of COVID-19.
Carbondale Residential Efficient Building Code: Updates & Opportunities
Sept. 1, 2020 - A webinar for builders, developers, architects and energy professionals discussing changes to Carbondale’s Residential Efficient Building Program, including specific code updates and opportunities for increasing building performance.
Experience Electric Road Show: The Webinar
June 4, 2020 - An introduction to electric vehicles and the EV landscape in western Colorado, with EV enthusiast Craig Farnum and Stefan Johnson of CLEER.
SolSmart: Streamlining Permitting Processes for Cost Efficiency
May 14, 2020 - An introduction to SolSmart, a federally funded program that provides assistance and recognition to communities working to support the adoption of solar power in homes and businesses.
Electric School Buses in Colorado
March 17, 2020 - A webinar for Colorado school district officials, discussing the health and operational advantages of shifting to electric school buses, as well as funding opportunities. Hosted by SWEEP, Sierra Club, Conservation Colorado, CoPIRG and CLEER.