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WNYSEA's Solar Homes and Green Building Open House Tour
WNYSEA's Solar Homes and Green Building Open House Tour

We hope to see you at the Solar and Green Building Open House Tour Kick Off Party! Saturday, October 1st - 10 am at the Innovation Center, 640 Ellicott Street, Buffalo, NY 14203. Green Door Prizes and 4 Renewable Energy Workshops- Free and Open to the Public

The Solar and Green Building Open House Tour

Save the date!
Saturday, October 1, 2011
10am – 4pm
Location: across Western New York
Cost: Free & Self Guided 

The Annual Tour of Solar Homes and Green Buildings is the world's largest grassroots event of its kind. More than 160,000 participants will visit some 5,500 buildings in 3,200 communities across the U.S. for the The Solar and Green Building Open House Tour. The Western New York Tour is expected to attract over 1,500 people for what will be our largest tour yet.

The free, self-guided tour features over 40 innovative green buildings and homes across Western New York. This is your opportunity to see and learn about geothermal, solar, energy efficiency, historic energy efficient buildings and straw bale!

The tour kick off awards ceremony will be on October 1, 2011 from 10am - 11am at The Innovation Center, 640 Ellicott Street Buffalo, NY. Join us in recognizing green buildings, prizes, refreshments and a learn more about what the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus is doing to create a more sustainable future for Western New York.

There will be four 30 minute  workshops during the day. All workshops are free and will be held at The Innovation Center 640 Ellicott Street Buffalo, NY.

Energy Efficiency in Your Home
Time: 11- 11:30am
Speaker: Gary Carrel, NYSERDA

Wind in Buffalo
Time: 11:30am – 12pm
Speaker: Derek Bateman

Geothermal 101
12- 12:30pm
Speaker: TBA

Solar 101
Time: 12:30 – 1pm
Speaker: Jim Walters, Solar Liberty

For a listing of all the sites on the tour, please go to www.wnysea.com. All site locations and information will be provided for you. The tour is one day only and lasts from 10am – 4pm. Registration is not required. All sites are free, self-guided and open to the public.

Website: www.wnysea.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/wnysea

Email: wnysea@gmail.com

For any questions, please contact Bernice Radle at berniceradle@gmail.com or 760.408.7898.

This event is brought to you by the Western New York Sustainable Energy Association and is sponsored by Solar Liberty and Buffalo Energy.



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