Build It Green! Home Tour

We hear a great deal these days about green homes but seeing them is quite an eye opening experience. Now you can do it right here in this area starting in Thornbury.

The Ontario Sustainable Construction & Resource Centre (OSCAR) (formally called The Ontario Green Building Resource Centre) a not-for-profit organization, is hosting it’s first Green Homes Technoolgy Tour on Saturday October 23rd from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  The tour is a full day, interactive and education experience that will enable participants to learn from green homeowners and qualified professionals. 

According to their website,  the tour visit homes in Grey and Bruce County which incorporate design and construction practices that combine healthy, high quality, high performance systems and materials that reduce environmental impacts.  As they say on their site, “understanding sustainable building is an important step towards reducing your footprint and improving the economic, health, and social performance of a home.”

Tickets are just $30.00 for adults or $15.00 for students which include bus transportation and lunch as well.  Full details can be found on their website at

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