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Wilson Residence10th Annual Build It Green! (BIG!) Home Tour & Info Fair
Saturday, September 24th, 2011

Tour: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.  |  FREE Info Fair: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The BIG! tour is a fun, low-key way to see a variety of green building practices up close. This year’s tour has 22 homes featuring a wide cross-section of cutting-edge / high-style and experimental / low-tech projects!

Tour highlights include:

Kicking off the tour on Saturday is a fun, family-friendly FREE Info Fair hosted by Green Depot (formerly Ecohaus), 819 SE Taylor St, Portland, OR 97214 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  There will be thirty vendors of green products and services, non-profits, hands-on activities, a retrofitted 1962 trailer, music, a free raffle and food! The Info Fair is open to all (you do not need a tour ticket to attend).  


$15 general admission
$10 bike/mass transit/student/honored citizen
FREE for children aged 13 and under
Online (credit card): www.portlandonline.com/bps/builditgreen
In-person (cash/check only) Green Depot | 819 SE Taylor St | Portland | 97214 | 503-222-3881

Your ticket is a full-color booklet with map, home features, photos, and local project resources. 

Get the latest:

Facebook: Build It Green! Tour and Fair
Twitter: @BIGTour


Regional Green Building Hotline


Volunteer for the Tour

Sign up to volunteer for a shift and receive a FREE Tour ticket. E-mail marius.ibuye@portlandoregon.gov with your name, phone, e-mail, morning or afternoon shift preference, area of town preference (N, NE, SE or SW) and whether you’d like to be at a home or at the Info Fair.

Thank you to our sponsors

Metro, Energy Trust of Oregon, Oregon Home magazine, Solar Oregon, City of Portland Bureaus of Development Services (BDS), Environmental Services (BES) and Water, and Green Depot, our Info Fair host. 

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