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Join the Center for ReSource Conservation on a extraordinary tour of some of the most sustainable homes in our community!

 

Click to buy ticketsThe 2011 Tour of Sustainable Homes will occur on
Sunday, October 2nd, 2011
Ticket price is $8 the day of the tour.  Registered volunteers will receive free entrance. Tickets can still be purchased online for the Post Tour seminar: Understanding and Leveraging Green

Click here to learn more about related seminars we have on September 28th and October 5th.

BGBG Building On-Site Seminar: EnergySmart Retrofit Project
Learn how the new EnergySmart program in Boulder County has helped this homeowner increase both comfort and efficiency.
Wednesday, September 28th , 2011 from 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Understanding & Leveraging Green
Understanding Green/Sustainable homes and how they contribute to improving the environment as well as adding to the health and comfort of homeowners and their families.
Wednesday, October 5th, 2011 from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

On this year’s tour, the CRC has partnered with other non-profits and government groups in the County to showcase technologies, tactics, and services that help make our community more sustainable.  Energy conservation, water conservation, waste diversion, local food production, transportation, community programs, and more will be featured from the perspective of the homes and community centers that will be on the tour in Boulder, Louisville, and Lafayette. The CRC is committed to showcasing and introducing the latest technologies in energy and water conservation while also highlighting some of the most effective, interesting and practical ways that people in our community are reducing waste and living sustainably. The tour includes bus and biking options.  Tickets are available the day of the tour and visit community stops, talk with local organizations, and learn how to take easy steps in your life.

We will demonstrate that there is tangible value in making conservation improvements to your home and lifestyle.

Click to buy ticketsThe 2011 Tour of Sustainable Homes will occur on
Sunday, October 2nd, 2011
Ticket price is $8 the day of the tour.  Registered volunteers will receive free entrance. Tickets can still be purchased online for the Post Tour seminar: Understanding and Leveraging

 

WHO: The Center for ReSource Conservation (CRC).

WHAT: Tour of Sustainable Homes – 16th Annual, formerly known as the Tour of Solar Homes.

WHEN: Sunday October 2nd, 10am – 4pm.

WHERE: The Tour starts at the CRC offices at 2639 Spruce Street, Boulder. All tour participants will need to first check in at tour headquarters to receive their wristbands, tour guide and map.**Anyone wanting to start with our Louisville/Lafayette cluster should check in at Steinbaugh Pavillion at 824 Front Street in Old Town Louisville. Registration opens at 10am.

WHY: Learn from experts how you can save money AND conserve resources! This is the premier opportunity for Boulder County residents and homeowners to see first hand that sustainable homes are comfortable, practical, reliable and affordable! Tour participants have the opportunity to interact with homeowners, builders, contractors, installers, sustainability nonprofits—and fellow community members—who have the experience and knowledge in making homes sustainable and make it easy to understand ways to live sustainably. Come see who, what, and how!

HOW: Join us on the tour and visit the tour’s Facebook events page at http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/event.php?eid=189612224425341

Special this year: the Hop bus is going rogue!  The City of Boulder Local Environmental Action Division (LEAD) is providing free bus guided tours on the north side of Boulder from 10:00am to 1:00pm and on the south side of Boulder from 1:00 to 4:00pm.

Special this year: take the tour on a B-cycle!  Through a promotion offered by Boulder B-cycle, have the opportunity to register for the tour and ride to tour stops with one of the stylish, comfortable Boulder B-cycle bikes.  Bikes are available to tour participants on Sunday, October 2nd.

 

And here’s a preview of the tour homes, community points of interest, and our partners:

And here’s a preview of the tour homes, community points of interest, and our partners:

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