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Solar Homes Tour
Date Saturday October 01
Time 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location Details
Tours take place in Santa Rosa, Oakland, San Francisco, San Jose, Santa Cruz, Monterey, Fresno
Event Type Other
Organizer/AuthorLiz Merry
Solar Homes Tour - Experience the Solar Solution!

On October 1st more than 60,000 people across the country, including thousands in Northern California, will experience solar energy technology on the National Solar Homes Tour. Homeowners will open their homes to demonstrate how solar technology works, what it costs, and why its time is now. System designers and contractors will be available at most sites to answer questions. Each tour showcases a variety of solar equipment, energy efficiency, and green building measures.

The Solar Homes Tour takes place on Saturday October 1, 2005, from 10am-4pm.* Most tours are self-guided and cost $15 for up to two adults, with a $5 discount for early online registration. Pre-register online by visiting

*see each tour description for exact tour times and formats

The NorCal Solar tours take place in Monterey, Santa Cruz, San Jose, San Francisco, Oakland, Santa Rosa, and Fresno. Additional tours may be listed on the American Solar Energy Society website at

How to Take this Tour: One Tour Guide is admission ticket for 1-2 adults (participants 17 years old and under are free with paying adults.)

Pre-registration is encouraged and available online at Ridesharing is highly encouraged and organized through the SpaceShare service on the Tour website.

Tour Contact: Liz Merry, 530-852-0354,

Added to the calendar on Tuesday Aug 23rd, 2005 10:49 AM

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