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Solar Energy

Solar Panels for Your Home

  • Having solar panels on your house can decrease your carbon footprint by an average of 35,180 pounds of carbon dioxide per year, which is equivalent to planting 88 tree
  • Solar panels can cost on average 17,000
  • Can increase a home's resale value by about $5.50 per watt
  • Over 17,000 dollars can be added to your home's value with a 3.1 kW system
  • The home may also sell up to 15% faster with solar panels
  • You have the possibility to lower your electric bill by about 50% or even get rid of it all together
  • By switching to solar energy you can help conserve over 16,000 gallons of water per year


  • may need to get permits
  • roof size will determine if solar panels can be placed
  • Sunlight is needed almost year round so nothing can obstruct panels ex: snow is a no go
  • May take months before installation of solar panels takes place
  • Probably will need to hire a professional to install
  • Can cost thousands more than the average
  • produces many greenhouse gases while being made
  • They require rare materials found in nature