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Our 2018 Sponsors!

Gold Sponsors
The City sponsors the Eco-Solar Tour as part of their Change for Climate.
Change for Climate

3 Leafs Homes.
3 Leafs Homes

Silver Sponsors
A De Waal home is a home for life.
De Waal Developments

Landmark Homes.
Landmark Homes

Always there, anywhere

Habitat-Studio built the first net zero homes in Edmonton and has been part of the Eco-Solar tour for 15 years.
Habitat Studio

Net Zero Developments
Net Zero Developments


Bronze Sponsors
Rosecrest has been building energy efficient homes in Edmonton for over 30 years.
Rosecrest Homes

Skyfire has installed some of the largest and most complex photovoltaic systems in Western Canada.
Skyfire Energy

Your Power, Our Future.
Effect Homes

Your Power, Our Future.
Solar Society of Alberta

Your Power, Our Future.
Energy Efficiency Alberta

Thanks to UCE for meeting and storage space.
Unitarian Church of Edm

Thanks to Sunridge for performing the Energuide assessments.
Sunridge Residential

Sponsorship Details

What does sponsorship cost?

2019 Bronze sponsorships are $550, Silver sponsorships are $1100, and Gold sponsorships are $2200. The Gold and Silver sponsorships will be listed first in all promotions followed by the basic sponsorships in the order in which they were received.

What do we get for sponsoring?

Each sponsor will have their name and company logo featured on all Eco-Solar Tour promotional materials for this year's tour. Sponsor logos will appear on the left column of our web site and on all site sheets that are prepared for the homes and buildings on the tour.

How else can we support the Tour?

We encourange all participants and sponsors to promote the tour in any way they can. We would encourage builders and businesses on the tour to include the tour in their advertisements and promotions leading up to the tour. We can provide copies of our logo to interested builders, equipment suppliers, and businesses.

We would also like to encourage you to include the Eco-Solar Tour in any associations that you belong to such as business or community organizations.

Who do I contact to Sponsor the Tour?

Contact Andrew Mills at amills(at)ecosolar(dot)ca


We would really like for you to sponsor the Eco-Solar Tours. Here are the points of participation.

  • The Ecosolar.ca web site is where all sponsors will be displayed. Sponsor displays are on the left of each web page and then again on each site sheet.

  • We prepare a write-up for each sponsor on our sponsor's page to highlight the activities that they bring to the energy efficient building industry in Edmonton.

  • At each site on the tour we prepare a binder with the site sheets for the entire tour. The site sheets all display our sponsors on the left of each page.

  • All of our efforts at promotion are aimed at bringing people to our web site so that they can see the content of the tour and see the sponsors. Some of these additional promotions include:

    • Association promotions through local green building associations and a number of other alternative energy newsletters and web sites.

    • Editorial promotion through articles to the local papers. We will do press releases to support the overall tour with articles and write-ups.

    • Strathcona Farmer's Market. We have an information booth scheduled for the week before the tour. This was quite successful last year. Site sheets and posters featuring sponsors will be on display.

Thank you to our 2018 Sponsors!

Gold Sponsors

The City sponsors the Eco-Solar Tour as part of their Change for Climate. Change for Climate is a call to all Edmontonians to take action on climate change and work together to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions. Discover the best ways to take action by visiting changeforclimate.ca and join the movement. You will also learn about available rebates and incentives such as the City's $400 rebate against an EnerGuide home evaluation.

3 Leafs Homes.3 Leafs Homes is a high efficiency builder that builds with recycled steel instead of wood. Our structures are comparable to large commercial structures and designed to last hundreds of years. Net Zero Ready comes standard and we believe that if you are going to build a house today you should plan on it standing perfectly square for centuries and use as little energy as possible. Our building technology is designed for both speed and quality, our average build takes 90 days from foundation to putting a key in the door and stepping inside a beautiful modern home. We are on a mission to stop wasting power, cement, and wood; while having the majority of homes built in the future able to reuse most of the raw materials with minimal effort. Any design is possible for your home; build with us to help change the industry!

Silver Sponsors

A DeWaal home is a home for life.Combining elegance and efficiency. DeWaal Developments pride ourselves in engaging our clients and supporting them through the process of designing and building their dream home. We have two decades of design and construction experience in Europe and N. America. Our homes boast unparalleled value, innovative designs, custom details, client support, and energy efficiency. A DeWaal home is a home for life.

Landmark's goal is to produce all Net Zero Energy homes by the end of 2015The vision of Landmark Group of Builders is to be a major North American housing solutions provider recognized for sustainability and for leading a revolution in the industrialization of housing construction. Landmark Group has grown to be one of Alberta's largest builders having crafted over 11,000 homes. Its first home was built in 1977. The industry has evolved dramatically over the last three and a half decades, and Landmark Group of Builders has often been at the forefront of its most significant innovations. Current standards include EnerGuide rated homes (averaging EnerGuide 82+), Built Green certification and a standard package of energy efficient technologies.

 ATCO is committed to exploring new opportunities in the natural gas energy market which include innovative and sustainable solutions like Combined Heat and Power (CHP). Visit a home on the tour that showcases an energy efficient microCHP unit which uses natural gas to produce electricity and captures the heat from the electricity production for use in your home. At the same time, realizes a 50-55% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions. As Alberta focuses on efficient alternatives to energy delivery, so do we.

We build your vision.Habitat Studio is Canada's net zero energy leader. We have built 14 net zero energy houses with more on the way. We have also ccompleted a net zero energy church and 16 net zero energy townhouses (site 5 this year). All of our houses combine attractive, original design with the highest possible energy efficiency , great indoor air quality, exceptional comfort, enhanced durability, and low maintenance. We work closely with you to create a house that responds to your needs, tastes, and budget - a house that fits you like a glove. We build your vision.

Budget conscious net-zero homes.Net Zero Developments prides itself in creating eco-friendly buildings promoting responsible, environmentally friendly living. We specialize in building high-quality, net zero energy homes while being budget conscious. We encourage our homeowners to take meaningful steps towards reducing carbon emissions and energy bills ultimately envisioning a future where energy positive homes and electrical vehicles will be the norm!

Bronze Sponsors

Rosecrest has been building energy efficient homes in Edmonton for over 30 years.Rosecrest Homes limits the number of homes it builds from 6 to 10 homes per year to maximize quality and attention to detail. All Rosecrest Homes are built under the 'Built Green Program'. Our Enermax homes have all been certified with Energuide ratings from 87 to 91, and are certified 'Built Green Platinum'. Rosecrest's designs have been recognized as 'outstanding' for large estate homes as well as modest family homes. As true custom builders, we have total flexibility to accommodate our customer's needs and wants, as long as all of our homes have some level of 'Built Green'.

Skyfire has installed some of the largest and most complex photovoltaic systems in Western Canada.SkyFire Energy has completed more than 600 grid tied solar electric systems since 2001 including the largest Micro-Generation system in Alberta, a 2MW solar farm East of Calgary. Our staff includes Professional Engineers, Certified Photovoltaic Technicians and CSA Construction Electricians Solar PV Systems Certified. SkyFire Energy is an employee-owned, Certified B Corporation, a member of the exclusive Amicus solar co-operative and a Tesla Powerwall Certified Installer.

It's about more than a house - it's about the way you choose to live.Effect Home Builders seamlessly blend energy efficiency with design excellence. After all, no one said that a green home needs to be obvious. After thorough planning and drawing on innovative solutions, you'll live in an environmentally friendly, well-designed home that you won't find anywhere else. To build refined, energy efficient homes, we position ourselves in the forefront of practical green solutions. We are constantly researching innovative practices so we can provide you with practical, forward-thinking solutions.

SESA is your resource for solar energy in Alberta.The Solar Energy Society of Alberta (SESA) was formed in 1976 to advance the awareness, understanding and use of solar energy as well as other renewable energy and conservation technologies. We are located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. SESA is a non-profit, educational organization, which serves as a resource for government, educational institutions and the public at large. SESA hosts the Solar Trade Show, seminars, workshops, classes, exhibitions, and provides a solar technology demonstration trailer for public events in the Northern Alberta area.

Energy Efficiency Alberta is a new Government of Alberta agency responsible for helping Albertans reduce their energy consumption and improve their energy efficiency at home and work, reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the province. The Agency is a provider of energy efficiency, conservation and small-scale renewable energy solutions. It exists to help families, businesses and other organizations improve their homes and facilities while using less energy and reducing their carbon footprint. This saves money, contributes to a cleaner environment and creates jobs and helps diversify the economy. Energy Efficiency Alberta was established in January 2017 as one component of Alberta's Climate Leadership Plan.

We respect the interdependent web of all existence of which we are a partThe Eco-Solar Home Tour thanks the Unitarian Church of Edmonton for providing meeting and storage space. The Unitarian Church of Edmonton is a liberal religious, multi-generational congregation: We celebrate a rich mosaic of free-thinking, spiritually-questing individuals joined in common support and action. We welcome diversity, pursue the common good, and work for justice. We believe in the compassion of the individual heart, the warmth of community, and the search for meaning in our lives.  


We help you build healthier, higher quality, more efficient and more affordable homes. Sunridge Residential works with home builders to develop smart, energy saving housing solutions. Sun Ridge Residential Inc. is a national pioneer in the field of housing science. We have been instrumental in the development of energy efficient housing in Canada, from the R-2000 program in the 1970s to the recently introduced ENERGY STAR for New Homes Initiative. Whether you are building a new home, retrofitting your existing one or looking to take the next step in the professional quality of your homes, our engineering and technical background make us the perfect partner.