Alaska Solar Tour
August 12, 2009
FIRST ANNUAL ALASKA SOLAR TOUR
August 15, 2009
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Held from 10am to 4pm in various locations around the state. The Alaska Center for Appropriate Technology is sponsoring the Alaska Solar Tour in conjunction with the American Solar Energy Society. The Alaska Solar Tour features more than two dozen home and business sites in our community that showcase installations of Solar thermal, PV (Photovoltaic), green building features, and other renewable and sustainable technologies. At least two homes in Anchorage are on the tour. Other sites include:
*The organic community of Ionia on the Kenai which has replaced $12,000 per year of propane and $3,000 per year of heating oil using renewable energy sources.
*A Wasilla area couple, Karen and David Jones, have reduced their Enstar bill for the past two months to the minimum amount of 1ccf of gas, LESS than a dollar by super insulating their house and using a solar-powered system for heating water.
Find out how your neighbors are trimming their energy bills, generating their own electricity, and improving the future of our planet by living sustainably today. This is a free self directed tour. No registration is required. View the map of host sites at Alaska Solar Tour and get a carload of friends to visit a few of your neighbors open house sites. For more information, go to ACAT.