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Contributions

2,001,044

Dollars

23,251,677

Kilowatt hours of energy

9,954

Metric tons of carbon pollution

About 4CORE

The Four Corners Office for Resource Efficiency (4CORE) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit with a mission to serve as the leading resource for the effective and efficient use of energy to promote and sustain vibrant local communities. 4CORE works with the Southwest Colorado community to conserve natural resources through education and outreach, as well as provide services and programs to ensure a better quality of life in southwest Colorado.  

4CORE has circulated through the local economy over $7,500,000 in revenue since 2009 in government grants, sponsorships, individual and foundation support, as well as city and regional government funding.  We’ve provided energy audits, weatherization and resource conservation programs for 718 homes and 33 businesses in the region. As a result of our resource efficiency and renewable energy education and programs, 4CORE has saved the region $1,992,035 and 23,251,677 kilowatt hours of electricity and reduced greenhouse gases by 9,954 metric tons.


Mission:

4CORE serves Southwest Colorado as the leading resource for the effective and efficient use of energy to promote and sustain vibrant local communities.

4CORE's Focus Areas:
  • Energy Efficiency, health, and safety focus for commercial buildings and homes,
  • Innovative Solutions, or forward thinking energy solutions, including solar photo voltaic (PV),
  • Resource Efficiency Education for building professionals and residents, and
  • Energy Information Hub, distributing relevant, accurate information and resources for inspiring resourceful living in SW Colorado and beyond.
Goals
  • Encourage the community to integrate resource conservation, energy efficiency and renewable energy into their daily lives
  • Bring resource conservation, energy efficiency and renewable energy opportunities to consumers, businesses and institutions
  • Help regional resource conservation, energy efficiency and renewable energy businesses to succeed and thrive
  • Work collaboratively with regional organizations and municipalities to maximize efficiencies and carry out the mission