• psst … I’m a Realtor! Thanks for stopping by my website. I would love to help you find your dream home and community in the Hampton Roads or Williamsburg area or to sell your existing home. This website is authored by local resident and REALTOR, John Womeldorf. John is known around town as Mr. Williamsburg, for both his extensive knowledge of Hampton Roads and the historic triangle, and his expertise in the local real estate market. His websites, WilliamsburgsRealEstate.com and Mr Williamsburg.com were created as a resource for folks who are exploring a move to Williamsburg, VA , Hampton Roads VA and the surrounding areas of the Virginia Peninsula. On his website you can search homes for sale , foreclosures, 55+ active adult communities, condos and town homes , land and commercial property for sale in Williamsburg, Yorktown, New Kent, Poquoson, and Gloucester, VA as well as surrounding markets of Carrolton, Chesapeake,Gloucester, Hampton, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth Mathews, Newport News Norfolk, Poquoson, Smithfield, , Suffolk, Surry, Va Beach, Yorktown and York County Virginia You can reach John by email John@MrWilliamsburg.com or phone @ 757-254-813

See homes with ZERO $$ utility bills on HR Solar Tour

Imagine a home with No Electricity Bills.

If done properly, a smartly built green home featuring solar power, energy-efficient appliances, and proper insulation can result in the owner facing monthly electricity bills amounting to $0, or thereabouts.

This weekend is your chance to tour over two dozen homes on the the 2012 Hampton Roads Solar Tour, held on the Southside and the Middle Peninsula, Saturday October 6 and on the Peninsula Sunday, October 7, 2012.

The 2012 Hampton Roads Solar Tour is a self-guided tour of  Hampton Roads homes and businesses that run on solar energy. Selected sites in Norfolk, Newport News, Chesapeake, Poquoson, Williamsburg, Hampton, and Virginia Beach will be open for two days of free open-house tours to showcase technology and share information on solar energy. Experts will be on-hand at each site to answer questions.

franck home in williamsburgWant to save on your electricity bills? Be part of the largest solar event in America by joining thousands of neighbors, homeowners, students, teachers, developers, and contractors to learn how solar energy is transforming the region and the country. Homes and businesses on the tour demonstrate sustainable technologies like solar photovoltaic, solar hot water, solar pool heating, wind power, energy-efficient heating, geothermal heat, super-insulated and energy-efficient design, LEED-certification, green (living) roofs, rain-water cisterns, native plant landscaping, home (kitchen) gardens, rain gardens, and composting, as well as passive heating, cooling and ventilation. Owners and volunteers are available at each home to explain the technologies; their advantages, disadvantages, and financial benefits.

The 2012 Hampton Roads Solar Tour is sponsored by the Hampton Roads Green Building Council. The local tour is part of the 2012 National Solar Tour. This year, more than 170,000 participants are expected to visit some 5,500 buildings in 3,200 communities across the United States. This is the fourth year for the local tour here in Hampton Roads.

Want to Go ?

Who: Hampton Roads Green Building Council

What: 2012 Hampton Roads Solar Tour

Where: Locations throughout Hampton Roads, see details at http://www.hrsolartour.com

When: 10:00am to 4:00pm, Saturday and Sunday, October 6 and 7, 2012

Contact

For maps, schedules, touring instructions, and complete details, visit the 2012 Hampton Roads Solar Tour website at http://www.hrsolartour.com

South Side Tour Page

Middle Peninsula Tour Page

Peninsula Tour Page

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