27 Oct '11, 4pm

The rise of solar power in homes – a deeper look

Q: Why is solar the best option for homeowners? A: Solar is one of the only things that will for certain add value to a home at a time when home values are at a very low level. A recent study from Berkeley found that every 1 watt of energy a home solar array generates translates to a $5.50 increase in home value. We currently use 230 watt and 235 watt solar panels, so even a small 5 panel system on a home owner's roof would add over $6,000 dollars worth of value to their home. On top of that, federal, state, and local incentives help bring down the cost of purchasing a solar energy system. Q: How mainstream is solar power in residences? A: The idea of solar is becoming more and more popular. Homeowners are getting very irritated with their increasing power bills, and the idea of producing one's own power and being self-reliant is very appealing to many. As a national solar...

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