The desolate, long drive between Albuquerque, NM and Denver, CO, gives a person an appreciation for any interesting objects to look at. It was a pleasant surprise to find a brilliant passive solar rest stop outside of Colorado City, Colorado.
If you’re ever driving along I-70 in Colorado, you might see some spry solar flowers. Located on a somewhat desolate stretch of Interstate 70 in Western Colorado, the photovoltaic flowers are a welcome sight.
Arcosanti is architect Paolo Soleri’s urban experiment that combines the comforts of urban living into an efficient city that celebrates sustainability.
We all do it. Eating is a basic (and pleasurable) function of all living things.
When the production of food is prepared and consumed on a massive scale…
Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Paired with Adventure in the Great Outdoors – What could be a better combination? Nestled in a mountain alley on Highway 285, an adventurer can come across the Colorado rafting and guiding company Wilderness Aware, whose energy needs are supplemented by both solar and wind power. After cruising through the twisting, turning [...]
Last weekend, Doors Open Denver, an annual event that celebrates architecture and design took place. Buildings throughout the Denver area opened their doors to the public for the purpose of browsing through, gawking at, absorbing, experiencing and celebrating the beauty of architecture. This year’s theme was modernism. One of the sites that I visited was [...]
There are shiny beacons of hope and success that exist within the current economy and business climate. Creative and entrepreneurial spirits are building prosperous businesses while serving their communities.
A passive solar type of building, the Earthship collects its own water, has its own water treatment system, can grow its own vegetables and generate its own electricity from PV panels and wind turbines.
Sustainability and Efficiency at Western State College’s Rare Air Cafe – We all do it. Eating is a basic (and pleasurable) function of all living things. When the production of food is prepared and consumed on a massive scale, as in cafeterias, the amount of potential waste can increase exponentially. Using a streamlined approach to [...]
The New Belgium Brewing Company is relatively young, yet it is leading the way in the integration of sustainable and renewable energies while quietly churning out profit.