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Solar and Sustainable Buildings Tour
Living With the Sun — Arizona Style

Dates & Times: Tours will be occurring in an Az. community, throughout the State, every weekend from the end of September to the beginning of November 2009. The Phoenix Metro part of the tour will be held on Oct. 24th and 25th.

Community: Currently tour Communities include Flagstaff, Williams, Winslow, Lake Havasu, Prescott, Taylor/Snowflake, Verde Valley/Sedona, Phoenix metro area, Fountain Hills, Florence, Tucson metro area, Green Valley, Yuma, and Sierra Vista.

Presented by: Arizona Solar Energy Association (state chapter of ASES), and the Arizona Solar Center, Inc. (an Arizona non-profit collaborative).

Description: Tours will vary in type and operation: guided or self-guided; fee or free; some will provide transport; one day or entire weekend. Pre- and post-tour activities may occur in some communities.

Fee: Some tours will have a fee and some will be at no cost. Fees will vary depending on the conditions provided in the local effort.

Instructions for taking this tour: Tour information will be posted here and on the Arizona Solar Center website at

Living With the Sun—Valley Style (Phoenix Metro area)
Saturday and Sunday, October 24th and 25th, 2009

Tour Guide (High-Resolution): PDF (30 MB)
Tour Guide (Low-Resolution): PDF (8MB)
Tour Map: PDF
Press Release: HTML | DOC

Tour Sites:

1. Audubon Center 3131 S. Central Ave., Phoenix Sat. and Sun. PDF
2. Augspurger Solar Energy
11458 E. Christmas Cholla Drive, Scottsdale Sat. and Sun. PDF
3. Barrett Residence
5149 S. Mandarin Way, Gilbert Sat. and Sun. PDF
4. Bauder-Strauss Residence
10875 E. Bahia Drive, Scottsdale Sat. and Sun. PDF
5. Catlin Residence
120 S. Omaha Street, Mesa Sat. and Sun. PDF
6. Dalrymple Residence 4622 E. Palo Verde Drive, Phoenix Sat. only PDF
7. DiFrancesco/Priebi
463 N. MacDonald Street, Mesa Sat. only PDF
8. Dunkley Residence
4302 W. Monte Cristo Ave., Glendale Sat. and Sun. PDF
9. Edwards Residence
8151 E. Smokehouse Trail, Scottsdale Sat. and Sun. PDF
10. Frisch Residence 2632 N. Brimhall, Mesa Sat. morning tours only PDF
11. Fuller Paper Palace One
1 Continental Drive, Tempe Sat. only PDF
12. Garrett Residence
8502 E. Cactus Wren, Scottsdale Sat. only PDF
13. Green Remodel:
     “Edible Landscape”
8243 E. Monte Vista Road, Scottsdale Sun. only PDF
14. Green Remodel:
     “The Bungalow

8325 E. Monte Vista Road, Scottsdale Not open  
15. Green Street Remodel:      “LEED Gold”
3313 E. Medlock Drive, Phoenix Sun. only PDF
16. Green Street Remodel:      “NAHB Emerald”
150 W. Elm Street, Phoenix Sat. only PDF
17. Mushorn Residence
25227 N. Roping Road, Scottsdale Sat. and Sun. PDF
18. vonBehren Residence
6240 E. Hermosa Vista Drive, Mesa Sat. only PDF

For more information, contact: Daniel Peter Aiello, 602-952-8192, or

For more Arizona Solar Tour information, visit ASES's
National Solar Tour site.

For more Solar Events, visit the
Arizona Solar Center's Calendar page.






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