Tucson Innovative Home Tour and Tucson Solar Tour

On Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 30 and 31, "practical sustainability" will be the focus of the Tucson Innovative Home Tour and Solar Tour.

Check out the press releases below for detailed information:


This exterior view shows the masonry and insulated concrete form (ICF) construction of the home’s outer walls. The low-maintenance, low-water-use xeriscape landscaping is watered by both a rainwater harvesting system and a graywater system that reuses much of the water. (Photo provided by the Solar Institute.)

Next Generation Home Seminar “How to have a much better home at much lower cost.”
Tucson’s officially recognized Next Generation Home Program presents the best unbiased, non-commercial information, advice and ideas from local experts for on the latest advances for improving your home, remodeling, building and buying - plus an analysis of the real costs of home ownership and how you can reduce them by up to 50% and more.

When. Saturday, October 30, 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. with registration starting 8:00 a.m. The tour is 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. with tickets available at the seminar 10:30 a.m. - noon.

Where. Take the seminar and get your home tour tickets at Pima Community College’s Campus Center Auditorium (CC 180), 1255 N. Stone Ave., just north of Speedway. Lots of free parking. Just go in the main entrance.

How. The seminar is $10 per person, $5 with tour ticket. Available only at the seminar. Cash only - please bring exact amount.

For more information, see the web site at www.solarinstitute.org or call 792-6578.