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Learn About Sustainability

At Clear Creek County Extension, we are proud to collaborate on a variety of community programs about sustainability. View our Calendar of upcoming events in Clear Creek County that we are collaborating on.

Local Sustainability Resources

Picture Gallery of Sustainability Events and Programming

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Flier to save the dates for 2020 Sustainable Living events in Clear Creek County

Learn About Energy

Energy costs and consumption are a part of every household’s economics.  Saving energy also saves you money, and has become a hot topic as prices for natural gas, electric, and other energy resources have fluctuated. Have you considered alternative energy sources, but didn’t know if this was a viable option? Have you wondered what upgrades would save you the most on your heating and energy bills?  CSU Extension has developed a variety of resources that cover energy issues.  It’s hard to know who to trust for information related to energy when there are millions of websites and articles with information on energy topics, but CSU Extension has reliable, research-based information and publications for you.

CSU Extension’s Your Energy Colorado website is a comprehensive website with all of their resources and information on Energy in one place. The energy topics include:

  • Saving Energy
  • Renewable Energy
  • Energy in Colorado
  • Fact Sheets and Tools by Your Energy Colorado
  • Programs by Your Energy Colorado

Subscribe to the Your Energy newsletter, or view past newsletters.

DSIRE: Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency®

Find Colorado energy rebate information with DSIRE.

Home Energy Audit Loan Kit

The Clear Creek CSU Extension office has a Home Energy Audit Loan Kit available to check out. The kit has consumer energy tools and tips to increase energy efficiency in your home.

Energy Programming for Youth

Program materials are available at the Clear Creek CSU Extension office for youth to learn about energy and efficiency. Contact us for information.

Keeping ahead of COVID-19

This rapidly evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) has imposed an unsettling, fluid situation upon our community and its businesses. While the team here still aims to maintain a “business as usual” approach, we are making a number of significant changes to our operations to account for a situation that is far from normal.