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1611, 2020

Community Solar: How It Works & Opportunity for ESA Members to Go Renewable!

By |November 16th, 2020|News & Accolades, Energy Efficiency, Climate|

Want to make the switch to renewable energy but your house isn't right for solar panels? Worried about the commitment? SunShare Community Solar is your answer! WHO Xcel Energy customers who are members of the Evergreen Sustainability Alliance WHAT Community Solar is utilizing renewable, solar energy from a solar garden located nearby in Colorado - check out this video from [MORE...]

1511, 2020

We Did a Lot in 2020! Support Us for an Even Better 2021!

By |November 15th, 2020|Recycling, News & Accolades, Composting, Zero Waste, Energy Efficiency, Education & Outreach, Sustainable Agriculture & Gardening, Mindfulness & Minimalism, Climate|

Dear Friend and Supporter of the Evergreen Sustainability Alliance,  Happy Holidays! The Evergreen Sustainability Alliance team (formerly Evergreen’s Alliance for Sustainability + You or EAS+Y) hopes that you consider a year-end donation to us. We made a big impact in 2020 thanks to your support!  This is a critically important time to mitigate the climate crisis. With record wildfires ravaging our nation [MORE...]

805, 2020

Energy Efficiency & Energy Conservation Tips

By |May 8th, 2020|Energy Efficiency|

Getting started on reducing your energy use and carbon footprint can seem overwhelming. With some guidance and resources, Evergreen Sustainability Alliance is happy to help you, your place of business, and your community organization on your journey toward a net zero or carbon neutral - or even carbon negative - energy footprint. For fun, you can test your home [MORE...]

1404, 2020

Energy Audits: Discover Savings in Your Home or Office

By |April 14th, 2020|Energy Efficiency|

Did you know there is money buried in our homes and retail or office buildings? It’s in the electrical wires, appliances, walls, attic, furnace room, fireplace, kitchen and bathrooms. An assessment or audit of the energy use in your buildings can help you discover where your money is hidden, where energy is being wasted, and where you can realize savings [MORE...]

2001, 2019

Energy Efficiency 101: Easy Ways to Save Energy (and Money!) at Your Place of Business

By |January 20th, 2019|Energy Efficiency|

Saving energy and reducing your carbon footprint at your place of business is easier than you think, and it will save you money, too. Start here with some simple and easy energy conservation tips! Occupant Behavior Simple changes in habits and office culture can save significant amounts of energy. Are lights left on when workers leave? Are computers on 24/7?  [MORE...]

1501, 2019

Energy Efficiency 101: How to Save Energy at Home in Colorado

By |January 15th, 2019|Energy Efficiency|

Saving energy and money is quick and easy with these three ways to save energy in your home! Use less energy for lighting You may have more light bulbs burning than are needed. Use daylighting instead of electric lighting when possible. De-lamp fixtures where possible. A lighting audit can measure light levels and inform you of optimal lighting levels for [MORE...]

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