Economic Health


Improve the economic health of our community by increasing business opportunities focused on energy efficiency and renewable energy and by reducing the energy costs of all Golden businesses.

  • Encourage local businesses to improve their sustainability and profitability by developing their offerings of sustainable products and services and their use of sustainable products, services, and practices.
  • Create/Attract new jobs and businesses in the sustainability sectors.

How is Golden achieving these goals?

Buy GoldenShop Local

An easy way to help the economy? Buy local.

Golden citizens can have a direct impact on sustainability by finding goods and services within our community. Check out and use your dollars to support Golden’s economy.

Local Living Economy

The Community Sustainability Advisory Board is embarking on a new effort that ensures that economic power resides locally, sustaining healthy community life and natural life as well as long-term economic viability.

Businesses Go Solar

Solar Panels
  • Pizza by the Sun pdf download – Woody’s Wood-fired Pizza unveils new solar panels.
  • The Golden Hotel pdf download – The first solar-powered hotel in Golden.
  • MIE Properties pdf download – A light industrial complex on West Colfax Avenue hosts the largest solar installation in Golden.
COG Mesa

 Golden has 402 acres of open space
and maintains 253 acres of parks right within the city itself.

Additional Resources

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COG Mesa