25 Aug '11, 2pm

Do solar panels actually increase home value? You may be surprised...

Do solar panels actually increase home value? You may be surprised...

Two recent economic studies indicate that homes with solar panels sell for a premium over similar homes without solar panels, allowing homeowners to recover the cost of their initial investment. Photo: Creative Commons, Copyright Sebastian Ballard Would you pay more for a home with solar panels? Many people already are, according to two recent economic studies that found homes with solar photovoltaic (PV) systems sell for a premium over homes without solar panels. The National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) released a report last month concluding that homes with solar panels sell for approximately 3 -4 percent more than their conventional counterparts – especially in areas with a large number of college graduates and registered Prius owners. A study from the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory , which came out in April, discovered that solar pa...

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We all love to push the boundaries when it comes to creative expression, but is it time to say 'STOP!'?

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Solar Panels Act As Sails for Shipping Vessels /think this solar panel design will hold, um, air? #design #solar

Solar Panels Act As Sails for Shipping Vessels ...

treehugger.com 26 Aug '11, 4pm

As envisioned, Eco Marine's Aquarius System works by putting an array of rigid solar panels on the deck of a ship. Using a...

Home Improvements that Pay Off - Daily Green

thedailygreen.com 02 Sep '11, 2am

It's no secret that small wind isn't the most profitable option around for homeowners, but small wind turbines have seen a...

2011 Solar Decathlon: 4D Home

2011 Solar Decathlon: 4D Home

mnn.com 25 Aug '11, 8pm

Boston/New York showdown or not, 4D Home looks to be a thoughtfully designed contender. Dubbed 4D Home in reference to the...

The Home loan Process

adsighted.com 29 Aug '11, 1am

If you are heading to buy a new house, you should have to deal and assume over quite a few quite a few things. It is not a...

Home Solar Lease: Pro and Con

thedailygreen.com 07 Sep '11, 12pm

Photo: SolarCity related articles By Jim Motavalli In 2008, a company called SolarCity announced that instead of just sell...

K-tect Panels for Energy-Efficient Homes

K-tect Panels for Energy-Efficient Homes

jetsongreen.com 26 Aug '11, 2pm

K-tect Sustainable Building Systems makes a wall system that the company calls the “newest generation of structural insula...

Coming home

Coming home

declasse.onsugar.com 01 Sep '11, 4pm

Email | | Coming home Sep 01 Leaving for Singapore tomorrow. So much has been happening, I really need this. Need to be ho...

Solar Panels Help Keep the Wine Flowing in California

Solar Panels Help Keep the Wine Flowing in Cali...

getsolar.com 22 Aug '11, 10pm

Solar Panels Help Keep the Wine Flowing in California Monday, August 22nd 2011 4:08 PM By GetSolar Staff. California is a ...

Renewable #energy is growing in the US. Accordi...

seia.org 29 Aug '11, 1pm

“The U.S. solar energy market continues to be a bright spot in an otherwise bleak economy. As the global solar industry co...

Solar Fred's 5 Lessons Solar Companies Can Lear...

renewableenergyworld.com 26 Aug '11, 11am

As I write this blog post, I’m writing it on a 2010 MacBook Pro. If you call me, I’ll answer my on an iPhone 4, and if I’m...

Have Solar Panels, Will Travel

green.blogs.nytimes.com 18 Aug '11, 5pm

European Pressphoto Agency Sitting pretty: the sleek Tûranor PlanetSolar in Hong Kong. A thing of sheer beauty is berthed ...

Have Solar Panels, Will Travel

green.blogs.nytimes.com 18 Aug '11, 5pm

European Pressphoto Agency Sitting pretty: the sleek Tûranor PlanetSolar in Hong Kong. A thing of sheer beauty is berthed ...

Value-based investing gains popularity

channelnewsasia.com 25 Aug '11, 2pm

SINGAPORE: Value-based investing has emerged as a powerful force that swiss bank UBS said could overtake government fundin...