The Beauty of Cordwood Construction

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Chris Borton presented about “The Beauty of Cordwood Construction” at the Butte-Silver Bow Public Archives’ Brown Bag Lunch series on March 27, 2019. A Cordwood building is the “other” kind of log home based on a centuries-old technique that is as easy and inexpensive for beginners as it is beautiful. With the look of artistic stone from a distance, cordwood … Read More

Brown Bag Lecture

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The Butte Archives recently requested Chris Borton speak about off-grid living at their Brown Bag event, a bi-weekly lecture series held at the Archives in Uptown Butte. Prior to the event, local news station KXLF interviewed Borton at Sage Mountain Center: 75 people attended the lecture. You can read a transcript of the video here.

2017 Aero Expo

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Alternative Energy Resources Organization’s (AERO) 2017 Expo & Annual Meeting will meet in the heart of Uptown Butte, October 20-22. The Expo will include breakout sessions, meeting spaces, and an auction/dance among a series of original buildings within walking distance of each other. As part of this Expo, Sage Mountain Center will give a tour of their sustainable off-grid food … Read More

7th Annual Montana Clean Energy Fair

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The Montana Renewable Energy Association’s 7th annual Clean Energy Fair will be held on Saturday, September 16 in Helena. The fair will take place from 9-4 at Pioneer Park, and will feature an all-day schedule of free workshops on topics including solar electricity, solar water heating, energy efficiency, electric vehicles, and more. There will also be an electric car show, … Read More

6th Annual Montana Clean Energy Fair

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The Montana Renewable Energy Association’s 6th annual Clean Energy Fair will be held on Saturday, September 17 in Helena. The fair will take place from 9-4 at Pioneer Park in Helena, and will feature an all-day schedule of free workshops on topics including solar electricity, solar water heating, energy efficiency, electric vehicles, and more. There will also be an electric … Read More