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Green homes tour highlights sustainability

 

The Middleton Sustainability Committee will host a free green homes tour Sunday.

The event will take place from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.  Local experts will showcase environmentally friendly practices and technologies to help residents save natural resources and money, said a press release.

Topics covered at the green homes tour include solar energy, geothermal, green construction and environmentally friendly decorating.  Water and electricity conservation, air quality, sustainable landscaping and even backyard chickens will also be discussed.

The tour will begin at the Willy West Co-Op located at 6825 University Ave.  Seven Middleton homes will be features with a wide range of sustainable features indoors and outdoors.

The tour is self-guided and attendees may begin at any tour stop.  Maps and guides will be available Sunday at the Willy West Co-op.  The map can also be downloaded at http://www.ci.middleton.wi.us/.

For additional information, contact Associate Planner Abby Attoun at 608-821-8370.

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