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2010 PP Tour

Come see what clean, renewable solar energy, combined with energy efficiency can do for your home or business

Event Date and Time:  Saturday, October 2nd 2010,  9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Location:  The Expo will be located at Colorado Technical University,  4435 N. Chestnut St.   Colorado Springs, CO 80907 The tour consists of homes and businesses in the Colorado Springs area that are using solar energy to generate electricity, hot water or space heat 

Background:  The Pikes Peak Region Solar Tour and Expo is part of the non-profit American Solar Energy Society’s (ASES) National Solar Tour .  The National Solar Tour is the largest grassroots solar event in the nation. In 2009 almost 150,000 attendees visited over 5,000 buildings in 3,000 communities across the country.  The ASES tour goes international in 2010 with a solar tour in Mexico. 

How Does it Work?:  Come out to Colorado Technical University during the free Expo to see the latest in home and business energy efficiency and renewable energy technology.  While there, purchase a brochure and tour map to participate in the self-guided tour of homes and businesses using solar energy in the Colorado Springs area.

 Tour Fees

Prizes, Prizes, Prizes:  Attend at least three tour locations and you can submit your name for a drawing to be held at the end of the tour.  Prizes range in value from $25 to $400

Questions:  Contact the tour organizer, Cliff Kotnik, at    clkotnik@att.net  or  719-484-2284 

Participate  in the Tour:  Help increase solar awareness in our community.  Volunteer to show your home or business solar system as part of the tour. Systems can be solar photovoltaic, solar hot water, solar pool heating or solar space heating.  Contact the tour organizer for more information.

Be an Exhibitor at the Expo:  Contact Jack Beal at Jhbeal@aol.com for information on presenting your products or services at the Expo.

Organized and Presented by:  Southeast Colorado Renewable Energy Society (SECRES), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Students of Colorado Technical University (CTU) and CTU, Colorado Springs Utilities 

Gold Sponsors ($1000 Donation) :  SECRES thanks the following organizations, businesses and individuals for their generous support of the 2010 Colorado Springs Solar Tour and Expo–   

  1. Colorado Springs Utilities      CSU Logo  

  2. Bestway Plumbing and Heating        Bestway Plumbing Home

 

Silver Sponsors ($500 Donation) :  Help promote renewable energy in our community by becoming a Silver Sponsor and your name or your business’ name appear on this website.

  1. Governor’s Energy Office      
  2. Colorado Springs Independent     
  3. SolarMade   

Bronze Sponsor ($200 Donation):  Help promote renewable energy in our community by becoming a Silver Sponsor and your name or your business’ name appear on this website.

  1. EnerSmart Energy Solutions        

Comments»

1. 2010 Colorado Springs Solar Tour and Expo October 2nd « SECRES - 08/07/2010

[…] 2010 Colorado Springs Solar Tour and Expo […]

Paul Thies - 08/11/2010

I am interested in showing my home. It has both PV and solar collectors for floor radiant heat. It is being submitted for a LEED Platinum rating.

2. Pikes Peak Region Solar Tour and Expo « SECRES - 08/25/2010

[…] 2010 Pikes Peak Region Solar Tour and Expo […]


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