Located near Centura Health in Avon right off of I-70. An innovative natural science learning campus for residents and visitors of the Eagle Valley. Free and open to the public.

318 Walking Mountains Lane, Avon, CO 81620

Located at the top of the Eagle Bahn Gondola on Vail Mountain out of Lionshead Village, Vail. All visitors must have a pass to ride the gondola. Free and open to the public with valid gondola pass.
Nestled along Gore Creek near the Betty Ford Alpine Garden and Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater in Vail Village.
601 Vail Valley Drive, Vail, CO 81657


Energy Efficiency in Your Business

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Oct 20, 2020 10:00:00 AM
Walking Mountains Sustainability

energy-efficiencyEnergy efficient improvements to your business can reap many benefits, such as lowered costs, increased customer interest and elevated employee well-being, just to name a few. These goals can be achieved by making informed decisions to improve your bottom-line, which business owners know, is one of the most important aspects of running a successful enterprise.

First of all, installing energy efficient lighting, like LEDs and other related equipment, can lower your business’ annual energy expenditures. While some energy efficient technologies can cost a little more upfront than conventional ones, the payback can be realized within the first couple of years. Energy use benchmarking and cost tracking provide tangible data to ensure you are saving both energy and costs.

Secondly, consumers have continued to shift their buying power toward businesses committed to decreasing their carbon footprint and increasing social equity. These patrons recognize businesses that reduce energy usage and improve the quality of life for their community members. Installing or replacing outdated equipment with more energy conscious equipment shows your clientele that you have made this commitment. 

Finally, employees can also reap the benefits from your energy efficient upgrades. New technologies have allowed HVAC equipment to not only be cost-saving in the long run, but have also allowed for better ventilation and cleaner air in the workplace. When physical health improves, so does mental health for employees.

To learn more about energy efficient measures your business can implement and how these can benefit your business, join Walking Mountains Science Center’s Actively Green Program for an informative workshop on Wednesday, October 20th from 2:30 to 4:30 PM. You can register on our website in the Actively Green Trainings and Workshops section, or by contacting our Sustainability Programs Coordinator for Actively Green, Kate Manzer, at 970-827-9725 ext. 136 or via email at katem@walkingmountains.org.



What: Actively Green Energy Efficiency Workshop

When: Wednesday, October 21, 2:30-4:30 PM

Where: Walking Mountain Science Center, Avon

Cost: FREE 

More information: Visit www.walkingmountains.org/ag or call 970-827-9725 x136.


Topics: Energy Smart, Sustainability Tips