Solar Energy Boosts Home Sale Prices by $17,000

Solar Energy Increases Home Values

New research by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory finds that installing a residential solar system increases a home’s value by an average of $17,000.

The study analyzed 72,000 homes sold between 2000 and mid-2009, almost 2,000 of which had solar energy systems. It found that homes with solar sold for an average of $17,000 more than comparable non-solar homes.

Applicability

Although this research finds strong evidence that homes with solar systems have sold, on average, for a significant premium over comparable homes without solar systems, the authors recommend that extrapolation of these results to different locations or market conditions be done with care.

Find out how you can increase the value of your home and save on your monthly heating bill.


Schedule an in-home evaluation today.

   
"Spring into action on your gardening chores by installing a rain barrel. It's an excellent way to reduce runoff, keep storm water out of the municipal system, and save money."
   

30 years in biz

   
"Americans use 50 million tons of paper annually, consuming more than 850 million trees."
   

sc logo

 

 

 

SunCalc shows sun movement and sunlight phases during the given day at the given location.

   
© Canadian Solar Air
DMC Firewall is developed by Dean Marshall Consultancy Ltd