september, 2015

19sep9:00 am4:00 amFredericksburg SHINES 3rd Annual Home Tour

Event Details

This fall tour of homes will spotlight local examples of sustainable-living practices at 10 homes.  Sustainable practices to be showcased on the tour will include:

  • Solar applications for electricity generation (main roof, garage roof, and ground mount applications)
  • Water heating
  • Attic cooling
  • Solar tubes as interior light sources
  • Water-wise landscaping (including xeriscaping)
  • Rainwater collection systems.
  • Compressed earth block, super high efficiency, and “cool roof” type constructed homes will be included on the tour.
  • Zero waste applications, and the following
  • Electric vehicles will be on dispaly:  Tesla, BMWi3, and Chevy Volt (or two)

Tickets for the event are $25

Details and Registration


(Saturday) 9:00 am - 4:00 am