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The mission of the Colorado Renewable Energy Society (CRES) is to lead Colorado to an energy efficient and renewable energy economy through education, policy advancement, and economic development.

The Boulder County chapter of CRES serves all of Boulder County in Colorado, including Boulder, Lafayette, Louisville, and Longmont. BCRES works to increase awareness of the economic and environmental benefits of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies. We host meetings and events to help members and the public connect with the ideas and people that make renewable energy and energy efficiency happen.

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Upcoming events (1)

The RESTORE Passive House: Build back by building forward

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In the wake of the devastating Marshall Fire, Andrew Michler, architect Rob Harrison, and builder Chuck Bower worked together to develop a home design that would meet Passive House and Firewise standards and be competitive with market rates for code-built homes. The result is RESTORE. Andrew Michler will speak about the design and how it can help rebuild in both an affordable and truly restorative fashion.
RESTORE house is an elegantly simple two story house with a full basement and an attached garage. We have modeled it to meet the rigorous Passive House standard, and depending a bit on shading the plan can be mirrored or rotated to fit on your lot and still meet Passive House. It will qualify for the $37,500 Passive House and $10,000 “all electric” incentives offered in the Marshall Fire rebuild area, as well as a number of other discounts.

The design offers an ultra-high performance alternative to other options for rebuilding that will be comparable in price to conventional construction but provide an unparalleled level of comfort and long term energy savings. RESTORE’s innovative approach has been featured on National Public Radio and several media outlets.

Registration Link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1699162607603544408

About out speaker:
Andrew Michler is a Certified Passive House Designer, author and building designer. His project MARTaK is the recipient of the 2018 Grand Overall Winner Green Home of the Year, Green Builder Magazine and is the first certified passive house in Colorado