Category: Colorado

Rocky Mountain Institute Launches Online Resource for Deep Retrofits in Commercial Buildings - RetroFit Depot helps building owners, managers and service providers cost-effectively undertake deep energy efficiency retrofits

On January 24, 2011 Rocky Mountain Institute launched the RetroFit Depot, an online resource for commercial building owners and service providers to discover the business case, best practices and software tools for successful commercial building deep re… more »

Solar Firms Frustrated by Permits

According to Tom Zeller Jr. writing in the January 19, 2011 New York Times: Ken Button, the president of Verengo Solar Plus, a residential solar panel installer in Orange, Calif., says his company — and his industry — are being strangled by munici… more »

Insect infestation and residential property values: A hedonic analysis of the mountain pine beetle epidemic

Abstract: In recent years mountain pine beetles (MPB), Dendroctonus ponderosae, along with several other bark beetle species, have severely damaged coniferous forests in the western United States (U.S.) and Canada (Morris and Walls, 2009). Colorado provi… more »

Plans for Colorado's new-energy economy get tangled in "green tape"

According to Jason Blevins writing in the June 27, 2010 Denver Post: More than 50 locals are erupting — emotions are high as they pepper their county commissioners with questions and concerns about a proposed nearby uranium mill that not only would fu… more »