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Green Homes Tour In The News

November 01, 2019

When Jill Nooren decided she wanted to build a home in La Jolla Shores, she had four stated priorities: It should be LEED Platinum certified, have a great-room concept, have a separate bathroom for everyone, and it should be minimalist...[read more]

October 18, 2019

A tour this weekend will give San Diegans a chance to see all of the options they have to make their homes more energy-efficient and climate-friendly. The San Diego Green Homes Tour features 14 houses, all with unique ways to go green...[watch story]

October 18, 2019

Councilman Mark West believes you have to start somewhere and eat an elephant one bite at a time. That’s how it was for him when he decided he was going to make his home energy efficient. He started with one project and 13 years later his home was chosen to be part of the San Diego Green Homes Tour... [read more]

Green Homes Tour Committee Co-Chair David Berens from ReFind Kitchens and Architect Soheil Nakhshab offered KUSI a preview of the 10th annual Green Homes Tour, including Nahkshab's Leon at Laurel Townhomes project in Banker's Hill...[watch story]

October 17, 2019

Reporter Jeff Zevely visits a strawbale home under construction in Valley Center and learns about the benefits of this eco-friendly building material from Builder/Designer Rebecca Tasker from Simple Construct. The home is one of 14 featured on this year's Green Homes Tour...[watch story]

October 07, 2019

This year's Green Home Tour will showcase two La Jolla Shores homes: the La Jolla Modern Beach Home and the Murph Zero Project. [read more]

October 19, 2018

The ninth annual San Diego Green Homes Tour is taking place on Sunday, and it is your chance to visit 12 of the county's most eco-friendly homes. Jeff Zevely went to South Park to see a real gem that ten years ago was essentially a tear down...[watch story]

October 17, 2018

A green renovation of a Pacific Beach home built in 1912 with original landscaping by “Mother of Balboa Park” Kate Sessions, is on this year’s San Diego Green Building Council’s Green Homes Tour. Owned by the Victor family, the residence showcases grass-roots sustainability... [read more]

October 17, 2018

Reporter Audra Stafford previews three homes on the San Diego Green Homes Tour, including a water-wise garden in Bonita, shipping container home in Lakeside and strawbale house in Campo. [watch story]

October 17, 2018

A preview of the Green Homes Tour featuring an interview with David Berens of Re-Find Kitchens and Brook Sarson of Catching H2O/H2OME...[watch story]

October 13, 2018

Architect Keoni Rosa designed the house and selected every finish and green component. When it came to sustainability, everything was a priority...[read more]

October 06, 2018

Located in Bird Rock, La Jolla’s entry on this year’s one-day tour is a multi-million dollar waterfront home still under construction, with sustainability at the very centerpiece of its elegant modern design... [read more]

October 18, 2017

In the Zevely Zone, Jeff's visits Lakeside to preview ten sustainable structures - and one that will really float your boat...[watch story]  

October 12, 2017

When Mike McConkey first heard about using old shipping containers to build a house, he decided it was a challenge he’d like to take on...[read more]

October 12, 2017

Building a house of straw proved futile and almost fatal for one little pig, but a Solana Beach resident found it is the perfect product for a sustainable home...[read more]

October 11, 2017

Two dwellings in the Peninsula and one in Pacific Beach are among 10 sustainable homes to be showcased in the eighth annual self-guided Green Homes Tour...[read more]

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