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Your Energy Colorado

Fast Facts A DIY, walk-through, or professional home energy audit is a great way to understand your options for significantly reducing energy use in the home. For many households, improving the home’s building shell with air sealing and insulation is the first step in a whole house approach to energy efficiency. Since energy conservation and efficiency reduce home energy use, they can also reduce the size (and cost) of a renewable energy system like solar.

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Rainwater Collection in Colorado

Quick Facts: 1) Most homeowners in Colorado are now allowed to use rain barrels to collect rainwater. 2) A maximum of two rain barrels with a combined storage of 110 gallons or less are allowed at each household. 3) Collected rainwater may be used to irrigate outdoor lawns, plants or gardens. 4) Untreated rainwater collected from roofs is not safe to drink.

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Weed Management for Small Rural Acreages

Quick Facts… 1) Prevention, eradication, and control are three general management strategies. 2) Prevention is the first line of defense to keep weeds from occurring or increasing. 3) Eradication is the removal of weeds from an area so they will not recur unless reintroduced. 4) Control reduces a weed population to a level where you can make a living off of or enjoy using the land. 5) A weed management system integrates two or more methods into a plan of operation.