Edmonton's 10th Annual Eco Solar Home Tour

June 6, 2009 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm

Better Choices. Better Homes. Better Lives.

  • Energy costs are rising.
  • Daily news is loaded with examples of the effects of climate change.

There has never been a more compelling time to shrink our ecological footprint. You can take action yourself!

When is the Tour?   

The Tour is on Saturday June 6th, from noon to 4 pm. You will be able to soak up the first-hand experience of homeowners and other experts with a wide variety of energy and water resource-saving technologies in new construction and retrofit applications.

The Tour only happens once a year usually in the 1st or 2nd week of June to coincide with Environment Week! The tour will be great again this year.

See us live!   

We are going to be on Lorraine Mansbridge's morning show on Global TV again… Tuesday June 2, from 7am to 9am.  Get a sneak preview of the Effect Homes brand new R2000-certified, EnerGuide rating 86 Show Home!

What? What interests you? Solar electricity or solar hot water? Making your house really energy efficient? Geothermal heating or low-water landscaping? Retrofit or New construction? The Tour will have homes that showcase some of Edmonton’s best examples of solar energy and energy-efficiency to discover how you can take steps to reduce your gas, electricity and water use, save money and lower your environmental footprint!

Who? Whether you are renting or buying; building or renovating; doing your research or just about to make a big decision; for a homeowner, builder, design professional, trades worker or student; the 2009 Eco‑Solar Home Tour will provide you with choices and information to make your home and lifestyle more sustainable.

Click on Open Houses to find details on the sites and technologies that are being featured on the 2009 Tour.

When?    noon to 4pm on Tour day.

How?    No pre-registration is required. You go from site to site and speak with the homeowners and technical experts. You can cycle, walk or take your own vehicle to any of the sites.

Keep in touch with us through this web site and by sending e-mail to us at [email protected].


Various locations Edmonton , AB