Disclaimer of Liability
In the event of inclement weather, the Tour may be cancelled in portions or its entirety. The Association will assume no liability from partial or complete cancellation of the event in the event of aforementioned conditions. The Association does not endorse specific renewable energy or energy efficiency products or systems presented during the National Solar Tour, and assumes no liability for performance or related issues of said components or systems. Anyone accessing sites on the roof, or by ladder, stairs, stepladder, stool, or other appurtenance does so solely at their own risk. Visitors assume full responsibility for their behavior or actions; the Association and related parties will not be held liable for any injury, fatality, damage or property loss that may occur.

 
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The Tour: Saturday, October 1st, 2016

About the Tour
The Illinois Solar Tour is a
FREE public educational event to generate awareness and knowledge of how solar and other forms of renewable energy are being used by home and business owners throughout the state. It is the best event to attend if you are planning to install a system or are looking to learn more about renewable energy. 

The Illinois Solar Tour gives you the opportunity to:
•  Visit multiple renewable energy installations in your neighborhood
•  See and learn about:
        - solar electric (PV)
        - solar thermal (hot water and space heating)
        - small wind (horizontal and vertical)
        - geothermal
        - and passive solar design
•  Speak with knowledgeable professionals and homeowners
•  Meet like-minded neighbors
•  Hear the owners stories about why they chose to install renewable energy, their experiences with it, and how this decision has enhanced their lives.

Self-Guided
This is a self-guided tour, so you get to choose which homes and businesses (host sites) to visit, how many, and when, within the 10:00am - 3:00pm time span.  Host sites have been chosen within each geographic region for their proximity to others and to facilitate the option of visiting all of them. Each host site tour will take anywhere from 15 - 45 minutes, depending on the size of the site and the number of renewable energy installations.

Tour Etiquette
•  Please ONLY visit sites during Tour hours: Saturday, October 1, 2016, from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
•  Please park legally at or near the Tour sites, and treat persons and property legally and respectfully.
•  Please do not bring pets or anyone who may not be able to behave in a proper manner.
•  Please do not smoke, eat, drink or litter at the Tour sites
•  Remove footwear if requested.
•  Please do not take pictures or other records without permission of the home or building owner or agent.
•  Vendors and their representatives who staff Tour sites should conduct the Tour in a manner appropriate to the educational mission of the Association.  

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