Northern Colorado Renewable Energy Society (NCRES)

Eco Cruise: Rising From the Ashes

Energy-Efficient, Wildfire aware, Mountain-Home Rebuilding Tour

Date: Saturday, Sept. 28th

Time: 8:15– 1:30

Place: Starts and ends at Swing Station, 3311 West CR 54G, Laporte, CO 80535

Cost: $25

Includes: Guided tour, transportation, one-on-one time with experts, lunch, beer.

Followed by: Tiny Home and efficient, low impact building expo.

Sponsors:  Southern Rockies Fire Science Network (main sponsor), Odell Brewing, Swing Station, Food truck guy, NoCo Rebuilding Network

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Features a guided tour of five structures that have implemented energy efficiency, renewable energy and environmental awareness into their design.  Tour these homes and their forest settings and have lunch with building and wildfire experts.

Learn how to implement best-practices in order to create a sustainable home and lot that function as unified ecosystems, optimizing:

  • Wildfire awareness
  • Energy efficiency
  • Renewable energy

See how to live, work, and play in a sustainable way—wherever you live in Colorado. From peaks to plains, we need knowledge and behaviors that respect our interdependent, community ecosystems:

  • Air, water, soil, and other natural resources
  • Natural, sustainable energy-sources
  • Economic and community opportunities and resources



Tiny Home and efficient, low impact building expo.


Come tour a tiny home and other alternative building structures.

Talk and mingle with the experts of efficient and alternative building.

Enjoy the music of The Waido Experience


Date: Saturday Sept. 28th

Time: 2pm-5pm

Location: Swing Station, Laporte

Cost: Free


  • tour of tiny home, alternative building campers and other low impact structures
  • expo of professionals working in the energy efficient/low impact building industry
  • music by The Waido Experience

Sponsors: Swing Station, Casual Turtle Campers,