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Solar Powered Homes: Why Solar Energy?

Clean Solar Power

The United States, including the Northeast have some of the richest solar resources in the world. The sun’s energy is a free source of light and heat that can be converted into usable clean energy for your home without the production of greenhouse gasses. By comparison electricity generated from fossil fuels release carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gasses that pose serious threats to our environment


Renewable Solar Energy

Unlike traditional fuel sources that are extracted from the earth the sun’s energy is renewable and seemingly infinite.  Solar energy is a reliable source of power and will continue producing energy for generations to come.  Our solar panels are made in the USA and come standard with a 25yr manufacturer warranty.  Solar energy is an important domestic resource every american homeowner can utilize to help reduce our country’s carbon footprint and dependence on foreign resources.


Compound Energy Savings

Creating your own energy means you are less reliant on rising energy prices, and can significantly lower your monthly utility bills. In fact, often times you will produce an energy surplus which you can actually sell back into the grid. Reduction in utility also can significantly increase your home’s resale value. According to a study by in the Appraisal Journal for every $1 decrease in annual energy costs, the market value of a home increases by $20. Therefore, if you decrease your energy costs by $1000 per year, the value of your home will increase by $20,000.


Subsidized Energy Costs

Solar energy has never been more affordable, as technology improves and competition accelerates the costs of solar energy continues to decrease. In addition to lower costs, the U.S. federal government provides a 30% tax credit on most renewable-energy systems. Depending on where you live, you may also be eligible for incentives through your state or utility company. To find out what incentives are available in your area, visit www.dsireusa.org.