11 Sep '13, 6pm

Falling Into Solar: The National Solar Tour and Solar Decathalon

Falling Into Solar: The National Solar Tour and Solar Decathalon

Two great opportunities to learn more about solar are about to occur: The National Solar Tour and The Solar Decathlon . The former is an annual event across the U.S. and the latter is a biennial event. Both allow people across the U.S. to get an in-person view of solar and how it works. The National Solar Tour is, as it name implies, a national event. It’s hosted by local chapters of the American Solar Energy Society (ASES) and allows people from across the nation to go into their neighbors’ homes to see how they’ve integrated solar power into their lives. This year marks the 18th year for the tour, which has been growing annually. Along with homeowners, solar installers are often present at homes and buildings on the tour. As such, visitors can ask the installers and homeowners questions about the installation, the process, how much it cost, whether or not solar is saving...

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