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

Walking Mountains Sustainability Blog

Sustainability Tips: DIY Air Sealing

Posted by Stephen Beane on Oct 15, 2019 10:00:00 AM
Did you know that air sealing your home can reduce heating and cooling costs, increase comfort, and create a healthier indoor environment? Winter is coming, and it is time to prepare your home for..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Sustainability Tips

Sustainability Tips: Energy Efficiency

Posted by Stephen Beane on Oct 2, 2019 10:00:00 AM
Did you know that Walking Mountain Science Center’s Energy Programs has helped local homes and businesses save $951,257 on their energy bills since the program began?  Learning how to be more..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Sustainability Tips

Energy Efficiency is Key to Reaching Our Climate Action Goals

Posted by Walking Mountains on Sep 24, 2019 2:00:00 PM
Energy efficiency reduces wasted energy consumption by incorporating new efficient technologies. Incorporating energy efficiency in our homes is an important part of reducing Eagle County’s..
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Topics: Energy Smart

Town of Vail & Walking Mountains Energy Efficiency Incentive Program

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on May 2, 2019 11:17:00 AM
The Town of Vail is partnering with Energy Smart Colorado at Walking Mountains Science Center to provide free on-site energy audits and double rebates for energy efficiency upgrades within the..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Forever Green

Sustainability Tip: How To Seal Up Your Building Envelope

Posted by Ford Sanger on Nov 19, 2018 9:02:48 AM
Seal Up Your Building Envelope Did you know that, according to the U.S. Department of Energy, about 30% of a home's heating energy is lost through windows? With winter just around the corner,..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Sustainability Tips

Energy Saving Tips for Winter

Posted by James Dilzell on Nov 12, 2018 4:15:45 PM
Is Your Home Ready For Winter?
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Topics: Energy Smart, Climate Action Collaborative

Sustainability Tip: Shining A Light On Energy Efficiency

Posted by Ford Sanger on Nov 5, 2018 11:55:08 AM
Idle Power Mode on Devices & Appliances Is Costing You Money  According to a 2015 research paper published by the National Resource Defense Council, about a quarter of all residential energy..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Sustainability Tips

Sustainability Tip: How to Increase Savings on your Energy Bill

Posted by Ford Sanger on Oct 29, 2018 1:25:12 PM
Heat Up The Savings  Did you know that, according to the US Department of Energy, space heating is the largest energy expense in the average US home, accounting for around 45% of energy bills? (..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Sustainability Tips

Energy Smart Colorado communities invest over $42 Million in energy efficiency projects

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Oct 12, 2018 9:06:12 AM
At its annual Partner Summit, which was held at Walking Mountains Science Center in Avon in September, Energy Smart Colorado (ESC) recognized its 10 partner agencies for their collective..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Press Release

The Robinsons Discover Energy Savings

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Nov 22, 2017 10:13:05 AM
In January 2013 Eagle-Vail residents Scott and Anna Robinson paid a $427.48 energy bill. It was without a doubt the highest energy bill they’d ever gotten, and they couldn’t bear to watch that..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Forever Green

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