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

Sustainability

What Are Solar Photovoltaic Systems and How You Can Benefit

Posted by Matt Parker on Jun 30, 2020 9:00:00 AM
Now that it is summer, we are all eager to go out and enjoy the beautiful sunshine. Not only does the summer sun provide us long, warm days, we can also use it to reduce our carbon footprint...
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Topics: Energy Smart, Sustainability Tips

Technology for your Home or Business to Reduce the Building's Carbon Footprint

Posted by Nikki Maline on Apr 20, 2020 11:40:00 AM
Are you curious about these newer technologies that the Energy Programs team at Walking Mountains has been telling folks about? Below is a simple explanation on cold climate air source heat..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Center For Sustainability, Sustainability Tips

Change in Season, Change in Energy Use

Posted by Matt Parker on Apr 15, 2020 9:29:58 AM
With the spring equinox behind us, the sun is rising earlier and setting later. Thus, your home is being heated from the sun more and more each day. This is a great time to consider adjusting..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Center For Sustainability, Sustainability Tips

Energy Smart at Walking Mountains 2019 Achievements

Posted by Nikki Maline on Mar 10, 2020 1:30:00 PM
The year 2019 was busy, and produced exciting results, for the Energy Smart Colorado program in the Eagle Valley, administered by the Energy Programs team at Walking Mountains. Following are the..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Center For Sustainability

Town of Vail & Walking Mountains Energy Efficiency Incentive Program

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Mar 9, 2020 11:17:00 AM
The Town of Vail is partnering with Energy Smart Colorado at Walking Mountains Science Center to provide free comprehensive home energy assessments and double rebates for energy efficiency..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Forever Green

Sustainability Tips: Things You Didn't Know About Radon

Posted by Matt Parker on Jan 29, 2020 10:00:00 AM
If you have been reading our weekly Sustainability Tips you know by now that the Environmental Protection Agency has designated January Radon Awareness Month. We’ve been working to educate the..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Sustainability Tips, Radon

Sustainability Tips: Getting Radon Out of Your Home

Posted by Lauren Deriaz on Jan 21, 2020 11:00:00 AM
January is National Radon Action Month to motivate us to avoid the negative health effects of radon through mitigation. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) describes radon as a naturally..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Sustainability Tips, Radon

Sustainability Tips: Radon and Why It's a Concern

Posted by Matt Parker on Jan 14, 2020 3:30:00 PM
January is federally recognized as National Radon Action Month. Though radon gas levels are a concern throughout the whole year, the cooler months are more of a concern, and is the best time to..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Sustainability Tips, Radon

Free Radon Test Kits

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Jan 6, 2020 2:20:06 PM
In an effort to help prevent lung cancer from exposure to radon gas, Walking Mountains Science Center has partnered with Vail Health’s Shaw Cancer Center and Eagle County’s Environmental Health..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Radon

Radon and Your Home

Posted by Nikki Maline on Jan 2, 2020 8:15:00 AM
The EPA has designated January as Radon Action Month to help people understand the risks of radon in buildings. Radon is a health hazard, but, there is a simple solution to make sure you and your..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Radon

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