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Participants will visit the Solar Pioneer II site, Ashland’s community solar electricity generating facility, and homes with rainwater harvesting, micro-irrigation, a horticultural greenhouse, solar electric generation, solar hot water, solar space heat, increased energy efficiency, healthier indoor air, and reduced environmental impacts. Learn about current technologies, and financial incentive programs to implement them.
The third annual BRING Home and Garden Tour, co-hosted this year by the City of Eugene and EWEB, is the perfect opportunity to learn about the art of sustainable living. Visit 14 homes and gardens on a self-guided tour.
Twenty-two green remodels and new homes open their doors around the Portland metropolitan area for this popular annual self-guided tour. Start and stop where and when you choose. Chat with homeowners, designers, do-it-yourselfers and contractors about solar panels, ecoroofs (green roofs), rainwater harvesting, natural landscaping, affordable housing, water and energy conservation, natural building materials, alternative construction techniques and much more! Pick up some great ideas for YOUR current or future home.
An educational tour of innovative homes in the mid-Willamette Valley that have incorporated various green and solar designs and technologies.
CORVALLIS, Ore. -- Electric car-charging stations have been popping up all over Oregon. And now, a co-op that's striving to be a model of sustainable living is making waves in Corvallis. And to make the co-op even more environmentally friendly, solar panels provide some of their energy needs.