11 Simple Ways to Save Energy in Your Home

home energy efficiency

Saving energy in 2016 is a great idea. Starting off the year with an idea that can both save money for your family and be good for the environment is a win for everyone. We have several ideas how you can start the year off right by conserving energy.

Planning for Colorado’s Water Future

Where does Colorado get it's water from?

Water has long been a topic of heated discussion in Colorado, and it is only becoming more heated as populations grow. Water is a natural resource that is valuable and necessary, even more so in a state where the bulk of residents live in a fairly dry area without replenishable water sources.

Which States Consume the Most Water?

Water usage around country

Water seems like a limitless resource because it is so readily available. We can fill pools, run bathtubs, take long showers, and turn taps on and off all day long. Just because water appears to flow freely from our taps and faucets doesn’t mean that there is an unending supply of it.

Water Your Lawn More Effectively

effectively water lawn

A wet spring has many a green lawns sprouting up throughout Colorado. All that moisture is good for grass and means water bills will be lower. But Colorado has dry springs more often than wet ones. These tips are designed to help you determine the best watering methods for your lawn in 2015 and beyond.

How to Prepare Your Colorado Yard for Spring


It’s spring and the first bright green blades of grass are poking through the earth. It’s time to begin thinking about how you’ll take care of those lawns without draining your wallet on the water bill. Lawn maintenance has become increasingly challenging in Colorado over recent years. Extended drought and growing population has meant water rates are on the rise and we’ve even had watering restrictions in some Colorado counties the last few summers.

Are You Flushing Money Down The Toilet? Reduce Your Water Bill


Water infrastructure all over the country is aging, forcing utilities to invest in improvement projects, which means water rates are going up all over. That’s especially true in Colorado, where growing populations are competing for an ever scarcer supply of fresh water.

10 Simple Ways to Save Water at Home


Water is one of the most important, if not the most important, resource that humans use. Here in Colorado the climate varies greatly by location and time of year, and at times water might be scarce. Conserving water at home not only helps save this precious resource, but also helps Colorado consumers save money. Here are 10 simple ways to save water and your wallet.

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