Solar/Green buildings object of Saturday tours
A self-guided free tour of solar homes and green buildings is scheduled to be held Saturday at several area sites, the Western New York Sustainable Energy Association announced.
This year's tour, which will also take place throughout the northeastern United States, will be held in Western New York at:
*12 Skinnersville Road, University at Buffalo, North Campus;
*27 St. Catherine Court, Buffalo;
*387 Massachusetts Ave., Buffalo;
*9402 Douglas Fir Court, Clarence Center;
*4928 Gasport Road, Gasport;
*3449 West River Road, Grand Island;
*368 Pleasant View Drive, Lancaster; and
*8803 Niagara Falls Blvd., Niagara Falls.
The event, which will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., is part of the American Solar Energy Society's National Solar Tour. It offers an opportunity for people to see how clean energy and green building practices are employed.
The public is invited to any of the open houses. Homeowners and existing building managers will be on-site to describe the features of their buildings and answer questions.