Solar Panels Benefits

Annual energy costs can be in the thousands. In fact, the average annual energy expenditure per person in residential homes is $3,052. Solar power can reduce or eliminate these costs as soon as they are installed. They also offer long-term savings, because it’s basically free to capture the power of the sun.

Solar panels significantly improve your resale value. Most home buyers understand what a home with solar panels means—especially because the system is already in place and they didn’t have to make the initial investment and installation. According to research, most homeowners see a $5,911 resale value increase per installed kilowatt. That means if you install a 11-Kilowatt system, you could improve your home’s resale value by nearly $66,000.

Solar panels also extend the life of a roof, because they protect from the elements, such as rain, hail and debris. They make the house more energy-efficient in the summer because the hot sun is not beating down on the roof directly—it is instead being absorbed by the panels, keeping the house temperature lower.

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11 Killowatt install