Thanks to our sponsors for the 2015 Solar & Green Home tour. Without their sponsorship we would not be able to produce the tour.
British American Auto Care: We embrace more than just environmental stewardship. As a family owned business operating in Columbia, MD since 1978, we know that we have to take special care of the things we value — things like customer relationships, your automobiles, great employees, strong communities. Maximize the Life of Your Asian, European or American Car. We service gas, hybrid, electric and diesel vehicles.
FINISH WERKS CUSTOM BUILDERS delivers high performance green homes, additions, and light commercial buildings. As a Design/Builder, in-house services include consulting on lot acquisition and development, custom building design and turnkey construction, with an emphasis on prefab/modular technology and eco-friendly building methods. Performance options cover Energy Star to Zero Energy, and our finishes & amenities span value to luxury. Our expertise and reputation are proven and discernable. Our mission always: TRUTH IN BUILDING
Sustainable Design Group: The mission of Sustainable Design Group is to build homes and communities that are in complete harmony with man, nature and the spirit of the place. We call them Earth Homes ™. In addition, Sustainable Design Group works to facilitate global sustainable development and energy independence through the design, development and deployment of sustainable communities and technologies.
DOW POWERHOUSE™ Solar: Now your world revolves around your roof. The time has come for roofs to provide more than shelter. So we challenged the very definition of what a roof is, and found a way to protect your home while providing it with energy. Introducing DOW POWERHOUSE™ Solar Shingles. See why it’s the roof, reinvented.
The Community Power Network (CPN) is a network of grassroots, local, state, and national organizations working to build, and promote locally based renewable energy projects and policies. We are a resource and strategic partner to our diverse, nonpartisan membership that includes: private citizens, nonprofits, developers, contractors, consultants, financiers, and manufacturers of renewable energy. Although we are a collection of unique and independent organizations focused on implementing real projects on the ground we are connected by a shared vision.
Neighborhood Green: Frederick County’s Office of Sustainability & Environmental Resources (OSER)’s expanded Neighborhood Green program helps landowners in the Peter Pan Run and brook trout watersheds control stormwater runoff and reduce pollutants from entering our local waterways feeding into the Chesapeake Bay.
Total Comfort: You can count on Total Comfort Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. for all your WaterFurnace geothermal heating and cooling system needs. Our fully trained professional staff is dedicated to the complete satisfaction of customers throughout Western Maryland. After all, you’ve chosen the finest heating and cooling system available. We make sure that system continues to live up to your expectations, improving your home’s efficiency and helping you cut energy costs. Contact Total Comfort Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. today to get a free estimate and a cost savings analysis for your home.
The Mid Atlantic Solar Energy Society (formerly the Potomac Region Solar Energy Association) is a non-profit organization whose purposes are to further the development, use of, and support for solar energy and related arts, sciences, and technologies with concern for the economic, environmental, and social fabric of the region.
USGBC – Maryland Chapter: Leading the transformation of the way we design, build and operate buildings and communities by promoting sustainable practices. USGBC MD is the premier forum and network for a diverse constituency of builders and environmentalists, corporations, nonprofit organizations, elected officials, concerned citizens, teachers, students and more. The chapter membership of 450 individuals continues to grow, broadening our reach throughout the state.
The Annual Tour of Solar and Green Homes is organized by a staff of dedicated volunteers to educate the public on the positive aspects of Solar Energy. We are a not for profit 501 (c)(3) organization interested in promoting sustainability and renewable energy.