Cool House Tour
Tour some of Austin’s coolest homes on Sunday, June 8, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. All homes feature energy-efficient and environmentally friendly design, construction and landscaping. Several homes on the tour have solar PV systems installed and all have received a 4- or 5-star rating from Austin Energy Green Building. At each location, visit with key team members: homeowners, architects, builders, contractors or a Green Building staff members. The guidebook serves as your ticket of entry, provides maps and highlights green features of each home. Guidebooks are on sale in May for $20 each at Treehouse (Westgate shopping center), Zinger Hardware (North Lamar), on Saturdays at Barton Creek Farmers Market or online at www.txses.org. The 18th Annual Cool House Tour is co-produced by the Texas Solar Energy Society (TXSES) and Austin Energy Green Building. All proceeds benefit TXSES.