30th Annual Crestone Energy Fair Friday – August 16 4pm Community Food Gathering & 30th Anniversary Opening Ceremony 6pm Youth Performances 7:30pm Headliner TBA Saturday, August 17 Completed Home Tours Educational Building/Alternative Energy Workshops Demonstrations Exhibits Vendors Healing Area Music Sunday, August 18 Unfinished Home Tours Commercial & Realtor Home Tours Human Energy, Exhibits Vendors Healing […]
A retired architect and architecture professor at Cornell and other leading universities, LEE TEMPLE is an award-winning author, visionary, elder, community organizer and global sustainability activist/consultant. He has been living the low-carbon life in the high-desert of southern Colorado since 1993. The Title of his presentation is “Ten Steps to a Healthier, Safer Planet”. Professor Temple’s
Goldie and Matt Earthship inspired tire home with super-insulated, R-40 walls, passive solar heating and cooling with cooling tubes . Extended greenhouse and reused/recycled building materials including bottle brick walls, re-used tires for foundation, re-used glass for windows and adobe floors and walls.
Passive solar, super insulated strawbale home. 16” cellulose insulation in the roof. Sunspace with a garden bed for heat, and veggies.Main living, local timber frame with infill strawbale walls. Studio/garage has hybrid structural strawbale walls. Most framing, trim, stone flooring is local. Earthbag insulated foundation. And Adobe earth plaster.
900sqft – Reclaimed Grain Bin Construction Spray Foam insulation with Ruff Cut Lumber Interior Framing Earth Bags and Tires were too labor intensive and time consuming for a single mother with twins. The Bins were economically purchased for $500 and can be reassembled in a couple days. I’ve always wanted a ‘Butler’
The Crestone Energy Fair consults and collaborates with many community organizations to host local events. 2021 Events SLV Seed Exchange – April 17 & 18 Dark Skys Event – May 15 PermaPeaceFest – May 29 & 30 Neighbors Helping Neighbors Annual Yard Sale – June 5 Crestone 4th of July – July 4 Crestone Energy