The ASES National Solar Tour is the world's largest grassroots solar event. More than 160,000 participants will visit some 5,500 buildings in 3,200 communities across the U.S.

The National Solar Tour, Oct 6

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The ASES National Solar Tour is the world’s largest grassroots solar event.  More than 160,000 participants will visit some 5,500 buildings in 3,200 communities across the U.S. 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.

The ASES National Solar Tour offers 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 change. 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 ASES in collaboration with dozens of outstanding partner organizations. Most tours occur on Saturday, October 6, 2012, but be sure to check for earlier dates and even some week-long celebrations!

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About the American Solar Energy Society

Established in 1954, the nonprofit American Solar Energy Society (ASES) is the nation’s leading association of solar professionals & advocates. Our mission is to inspire an era of energy innovation and speed the transition to a sustainable energy economy. We advance education, research and policy.

Leading for more than 50 years
Founded in 1954, ASES leads national efforts to increase the use of solar energy, energy efficiency and other sustainable technologies in the United States. ASES produces the National Solar Tour, the National Solar Conference, SOLAR TODAY magazine and Solar@Work.

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