About Solar San Antonio:
The San Antonio Solar Tour is coordinated each year by Solar San Antonio. Solar San Antonio is a cutting edge non-profit 501(c)(3) organization making solar energy a major contributor to the creation of the new energy economy. Solar San Antonio connects the private and public sectors through education, innovative marketing, and creative financing programs. Solar San Antonio provides direct assistance to homeowners and businesses ready to “go solar.”
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About the National Solar Tour:
Event Date: Saturday, April 13, 2013 (in San Antonio)
The ASES National Solar Tour is the world’s largest grassroots solar event. This event offers you the opportunity to tour innovative green homes and buildings
to see how you can use solar energy, energy efficiency, and other sustainable technologies to reduce monthly utility bills and help tackle climate More than 165,000 participants will visit some 5,500 buildings in 3,200 communities across the U.S.
Now in its 17th year, this event is coordinated nationally by the nonprofit American Solar Energy Society in collaboration with dozens of outstanding partner organizations. It takes place annually during the first Saturday in October in conjunction with National Energy Awareness Month.
In addition to highlighting solar options available, an increasing focus of the tour is on energy-saving techniques and sustainability through green building design, energy efficient appliances, and use of green materials during remodeling. Tours also provide helpful, real-world examples of costs and how to save money with federal, state, and local incentives.
Ultimately the tour inspires people across the nation to make sustainable energy choices that help lower costs, support energy independence, protect against power outages, and reduce carbon emissions. Be part of the renewable energy revolution.