Gorge Owned (GO!) and the Energy Trust of Oregon present the 12th annual Gorge Green Home Tour on Saturday, October 5, 2013 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This year, the tour features about a dozen homes in Hood River and Mosier and will start and end at Hood River Waterfront Park.
The bicycle-friendly self-guided tour showcases many cutting-edge homes that reduce energy and water use, incorporate solar photovoltaics and other renewables, and utilize green building materials.
The event will kick off on Friday, October 4, 2013 with the Gorge Green Home Expo at Springhouse Cellar in Hood River from 5 p.m to 8 p.m. The expo will feature green building products and service providers, provide an opportunity for residents to connect with green building professionals, and create an opportunity to learn about a range of topics related to sustainable design, building and living.