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

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

Holy Cross Energy offers $500,000 in grants for energy efficiency projects

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Jul 3, 2018 10:57:25 AM
Holy Cross Energy (HCE) announced its 2018 Think Efficiency grant program, offering $500,000 in matching grant funds for commercial HCE customers to carry out electric energy efficiency projects..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Climate Action Collaborative

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

Walking Mountains Lands Efficiency Grant

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Oct 26, 2016 3:16:06 AM
Walking Mountains Science Center was recently awarded a $105,000 grant to improve the energy efficiency, safety and comfort of income-qualified homes in Eagle County through a partnership with..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Forever Green, Awards

CARE Program Helps 36 Income-Qualified Households Save Energy In Eagle County

Posted by Walking Mountains on Sep 29, 2016 4:07:20 PM
Over the last year, 36 homeowners and renters in the Eagle Valley have benefited from CARE - the Colorado Affordable Residential Energy program, facilitated by Walking Mountains Science Center...
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Topics: Energy Smart, Press Release, Forever Green

Free Home Energy Upgrades Offered in Eagle County

Posted by Walking Mountains on Nov 19, 2015 12:10:39 PM
The Walking Mountains Sustainability home energy savings program with Energy Smart Colorado will provide home energy visits and free energy efficiency upgrades to income-qualified households in..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Press Release, Forever Green

The Science Behind Your Home

Posted by Walking Mountains on Nov 4, 2014 2:14:05 PM
Have you ever wondered how something works or how something was made? In the monthly Science Behind series, we partner with a guest presenter to explore a large variety of interesting topics. The..
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Topics: Energy Smart, The Science Behind Series

What is an LED light bulb and why should you buy one?

Posted by Walking Mountains on Jun 20, 2014 12:43:24 PM
Many people are scared away by the price but these modern light bulbs are highly efficient and may pay for themselves in as a little as a year. LED's are truly the best choice for your wallet and..
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Topics: Energy Smart