Gallery: National Solar Homes Tour Kicks Off This Weekend!

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If you’re looking for something to do this Saturday, may we suggest checking out the amazing Solar Homes Tour, which will be happening this weekend in many cities around the country? The American Solar Energy Society (ASES) is hosting their 14th Annual National Solar Tour, which is said to be the world’s largest grassroots solar event. Planned for Saturday, October 3, communities and cities around the nation will open up their solar powered homes for the public to visit and learn more about solar power. If you’ve always wanted to see photovoltaic and solar thermal systems in action, this is a great chance to do so – and the fact that the whole tour consists of already existing homes and structures makes it inherently better for the Earth than many other tours!

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  1. Iandanger October 2, 2009 at 1:46 pm

    They have one of these going on in Baltimore, I didn’t realize it was part of a national effort to promote the solar power movement. I find all this very exciting but for one problem: I am not a home owner. I am not planning on purchasing a home any time in the next 10-20 years, so I probably won’t have the opportunity. Still, good for other people’s carbon footprint I suppose.

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