AUSTIN COOL HOUSE TOUR-JUNE 2, 2013.
Though not technically a solar tour, more than half of the homes on this tour typically boast solar PV or solar thermal. Look for more information on this nationally recognized event here. The importance of this tour cannot be over stated, as citizens strive to conserve resources. Homeowners gain the most value from their solar energy systems when they design, build and remodel for energy efficiency first. This tour teaches you how and more.
The solar tours in Texas are part of the American Solar Energy Society's Annual National Solar Tour , the largest grassroots solar event in the country. Log in to their website to connect to all things solar - how to get started, solar success stories, solar stars!
SAN ANTONIO SOLAR TOUR APRIL 13, 2013 Attend this Solar Tour on Saturday, April 13th to see how you can solar power your home or business. The Solar Tour is a free, self-guided event and all locations are open to the public from 10am – 3pm.
• Meet local solar installers one-on-one
• Get answers to your questions from homeowners
• Learn what it means to go solar.... Learn more
THE DFW SOLAR HOME TOUR - October
The DFW Solar Home Tou r has two components- a self guided tour and an online virtual tour. Hosted by the North Texas Renewable Energy Group, the tour included solar projects across the Dallas/Ft. Worth area. The 2013 tour has yet to be scheduled
THE HILL COUNTRY SOLAR TOUR -October
The second Hill Country Solar Tour (2012)was a collaboration of TXSES and Pedernales Electric Cooperative .The tour covered five projects west of Austin off 290W, and one project off CR 165 between Henly and Blanco. Presentations on energy efficiency and construction, as well as solar energy basics, were offered at the PEC Oak Hill office. See videos of last year's tour and Cathy Redson's Solar 101 Class here . The 2013 tour has yet to be scheduled.
The ASES HOUSTON SOLAR TOUR AND GREEN ENERGY FAIR -October
The ASES Houston Solar Tour (2012)covered a variety of solar solutions,from commercial installations and residential projects to solar thermal hot water and pool heaters. The Green Energy Fair took place in combination with the Energy Day Festival 2012 in downtown Houston. The 2013 Tour has yet to be scheduled.