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Green Energy Ohio Tour Week - October 1 to 7, 2012
Welcome to the 2012 Green Energy Ohio Tour, organized by Green Energy Ohio (GEO)
GEO is the Ohio Chapter of the
American Solar Energy Society (ASES) - GEO's 10th Annual Tour is part of the ASES National Solar Tour
Thanks to the Ohio Development Services Agency (Video) as Tour Presenting Sponsor, Zane State College (Video)as Premier Sponsor, and Featured Tour Sponsors. This expanded event mobilizes hundreds 0f Site Owners and GEO Volunteers across Ohio! Choose from 346 Open House Times at 180 Tour Sites and 6 Guided Tours Across 104 Ohio Communities in 50 Counties.
This FREE statewide event on October 1 to 7 provides the unique opportunity for people to visit and talk with owners living and working with clean energy technologies. This interactive GEO Tour Web Site will again present Tour Site Descriptions uploaded by Site Owners pinpointed on and interactive Google Map shown by five regions and statewide with ability to show sites by county, site type and technologies. Oct 1 Tour News Release October-September 2012 -Tour in the News All Sites Overview of the Full Tour Week
Use GEO's website as an interactive tool to search the past three 2011, 2010 and 2009 Tours and the 2012 Tour Week features 180 Open Houses including Business Sites - Home Sites - Community Spaces and Guided Tours .
DESIGN YOU OWN TOUR
To create and print-out of your own self-guided tour using interactive Google Maps and Tour Site Descriptions see
"How to Create ..." instructions below.
Help us expand sustainable energy across the Buckeye State! Join GEO - Sign-Up On-Line for Membership
2012 Tour Overview for Site Owners & Volunteers 2012 GEO Tour Week News Stories (Sept-Oct)
GEO Tour Poster Green Energy Ohio News Magazine - Fall 2012 Tour Preview
All Sites Overview of the Full Tour Week.
How To Create Your Own 'Self Guided Tour' Of Open House Sites
(Please take a few minutes and read the steps below before proceeding to the Search Page!)
Step 1 - Location:
- Fill in your starting address and how many miles (radius) that you want to search for sites.
- Search by Region/County (Select All Regions/Counties OR a specific region OR a specific county)
Step 2 - Date & Time:
- Search by Date - Monday, October 1 through Sunday, October 7, 2012.
- The 2012 GEO Tour Week features Green Businesses over the full week and Green Energy Homes & Community Spaces on the weekend.
Note: Sites may be only open during a specific time period on a specific day, while other sites may be one or more days.
Please adhere to the posted schedules.
Step 3 - Type of Building:
- The search default automatically selects every type of building structure. Unselect types of buildings you are not interested in visiting.
Step 4 - Technology:
- The search default automatically selects every types of technology. Unselect types of technologies you are not interested in visiting.
Step 5 - Click the Search Button at the Bottom of the Page:
- A list of all sites within your search criteria will appear on the left side of the page in alphabetical order, and a map will appear on the right side of the page. If you click on the site name or a given point on the map, photographs and a detailed description of the site will appear. If you wish to visit the site, click on the blank star which will turn green. To remove a site just click on the green star and this will go blank**
- Based on the Ohio tour experience of the past 7 years, many tour goers can see up to 5 sites in a 3-hour, tour time period - this varies by distance between sites and the time spent at each site.
Step 6 - After selecting all the sites you want to visit, click Build Custom Tour:
- Enter your home address as the starting point. A map will be generated along with directions and descriptions of each site you have selected with green Stars. Google Maps function creates a map with the shortest distances. You may change the order of the sites on this map by clicking the up and down arrows next to each site and a new map will be generated. If you want to remove or add another site, use the Back to Search button and click onto the green star to remove or the blank star to add. The Refine Search link allows you to go back one more page and choose different selection criteria.
Step 7 - Print this information showing map, directions and site guide. Then enjoy your clean energy journey through the Buckeye State!
ENTER THE 2012 GREEN ENERGY OHIO TOUR OPEN HOUSE - SEARCH PAGE (under construction)
ENTER THE 2012 GREEN ENERGY OHIO TOUR GUIDED TOUR - SEARCH PAGE (under construction)
If you have any questions, please contact GEO by phone toll free at 1-866-GREEN-OH or firstname.lastname@example.org
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