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E-M:/ Southwest Michigan Solar Home Tour

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National Solar Home Tour Featured Locally in Southwest Michigan
Saturday, October 13th, 11 AM - 6 PM

The tour this year includes two exceptional homes in the Hastings area, and a machine tool shop (also in Hastings) that is powered by solar energy.  An alternative high school in Fennville will be showing off their 1 Kw solar array, and a newly constructed home in Bangor features passive solar design, a 1 Kw solar array and wind turbine.  There will also be a passive solar home in Watervliet which utilizes natural building methods, and a home in the city of Niles equipped with solar thermal panels.

Additionally, the state of Indiana will be joining the tour for the first time with the demonstration of two off-the-grid solar homes in Goshen.

For more information and map, contact Tom Huber at Southwestern Michigan College at 1-800-456-8675, EXT. 1211 or by email at tjhuber@smc.cc.mi.us

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