THE GREAT LAKES RENEWABLE ENERGY ASSOCIATION presents
Homes & Businesses Tour
Part of the ASES National Solar Tour
Saturday, October 4th, 2008
10am – 4 pm
Have rising energy costs made you interested in what alternatives are out there?
Are you interested in seeing how people in your community are meeting their energy needs with clean, renewable energy?
Would you like to learn what others have done to save energy and reduce their utility bills?
This free self-guided tour will provide the chance to satisfy those curiosities. Presented by the Great Lakes Renewable Energy Association (GLREA), the tour will feature local spaces which are energy efficient, use renewable energy, and which feature sustainable building practices. Learn how your neighbors made the step to sustainable energy use, what difficulties they faced, and what rewards they have reaped. Meet people who make some or all of their electricity from the sun and the wind. You'll also meet people who save substantially on their energy bills by making their homes more efficient.
Regional tours include: Ann Arbor, Detroit, Lansing, Grand Rapids, Marquette, Traverse City, Northwest Michigan Central Michigan and Southwest Michigan.
For information about tour sites please visit www.glrea.org or call 1-800-434-9788.
This tour is being brought to you by the Great Lakes Renewable Energy Association, the American Solar Energy Society, the State of Michigan Energy Office and local citizens.