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Sustainable Buildings Bike Ride Tour (Roaring Fork Branch)

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Starts On - July 22, 2017 - 10:00am
Ends On - July 22, 2017 - 2:00pm
433 Main Street
Carbondale , CO 81623

Join us for the annual sustainable buildings bike ride tour!

This year, we will be checking out a net-positive home in Satank, an efficient strawbale home in Carbondale and the new Habitat ReStore in Glenwood Springs. Bikes will be available to rent, but please bring your own if possible.

Please note - feel free to drive the distance from strawbale home to Habitat ReStore.


For professionals looking to earn continuing education (CE) hours to maintain his or her credential, this event is available for 2.5 GBCI CE hours.

  • Lara Bartels, President of GreenWeaver Inc.
  • Steve Novy, Principal at GreenLine Architects
  • Steve Haines, Residential Sales and Purchasing Manager at Sunsense Solar
  • Understanding of the HERS rating system & how it applies to energy efficiency in buildings.
  • How to obtain air tightness with proper air sealing techniques.
  • Learn about insulative metal panels & how to achieve high r-values with commercial steel buildings.
  • Understand how CORE (Community Office for Resource Efficiency)'s rebate program can promote energy efficiency in new & used buildings.
  • 10-10:15 a.m. — Intros
  • 10:15-10:45 a.m. — Tour of strawbale home
  • 10:45 a.m.-12 p.m. — Tour of Habitat ReStore
  • 12-12:45 p.m. — Lunch in Carbondale
  • 12:45-1:30 p.m. — Tour of Satank home
  • 1:30-2 p.m. — End at Roaring Fork Beer Co for networking

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