The engineers and climate science enthusiasts living in Arvada’s Geos homes are famously in control of everything in their 28-home neighborhood. They can tell you that when it’s 20 degrees outside, an efficient exchanger can transfer 90% of the indoor air’s existing heat energy to incoming fresh air. They can tell you how far their […]
Arvada City Council
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Opinion: What I’ve learned on the campaign trail for City Council
As a first-time candidate running for Arvada City Council, I can report that it’s an overwhelming journey because, as you are running, you are learning how to run for local office. Every day, you learn something new about the process. You hear more from your neighbors about what they care about and want from the […]
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Colorado will likely miss its recycling goals again this year. What will it take to change the tide of waste?
Colorado is struggling to improve its stagnant waste-diversion rates, and environmental advocates say making progress is crucial in the effort to battle climate change and the effects of population growth. The state diverted just under 16% of its waste to recycling or compost in 2019, down from a 17% diversion rate in 2018 and well […]