Are Solar Panels right for the Roof on my Home?

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Many of us wonder about whether having solar panels put on our rooftops is a good choice and if so when is the right time to make the investment.

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The right time is now and here are a few of the reasons why.

The installed cost of a residential rooftop system is less than half of what is was ten years ago!!

Today’s cost of a typical residential system will range between $15,000 to $18,000 installed.  This can be reduced by the 30% Federal tax credit so the net cost is now between $11,000 and $13,000 for most homeowners.  For most of us this will be a 6 to 8 year payback representing about 1/3 of the life of the system.  The bottom line is many years of “free” electricity and no more worry about utility rate increases.

The federal tax credit will be phased out over the next 4 years, so take advantage of it now.

Prices for solar panels are at all-time lows, however, this may change rapidly as there may be additional import duties assessed on foreign made panels which will have the effect of raising the prices on not only the imported panels but the domestically manufactured panels as well.

Electric utilities have set limits on the amount of solar that they will accept into their grid.  While this will increase over time, the terms of interconnection are becoming less favorable for the homeowner.

What do Studies say about this?

Studies have shown that solar powered homes have an increased value approximately equal to the cost of the system as compared with a kitchen or bathroom remodel where only about ¾ of the cost is recouped in increased value.  Further the value of these types of remodels decline much more rapidly than the long lived solar energy system.

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Do your part to heal the earth and reduce your carbon footprint by producing all your energy needs with clean solar power.  Help the environment and save money at the same time!

You may have heard horror stories of high pressure sales tactics and shoddy installation.  While there was a lot of truth in these in the early days of solar, they are mostly gone from today’s market.

At we provide you with all the tools you need to design your system in the convenience of your own home and at your own pace.  You are in control of the entire process from selecting custom affordable packages to ordering to your handpicked scheduled installation day.  Browse anonymously until you are ready.  Use the OneClickSolar tools to help you through the process and try our live chat for any questions you may have.

Once you decide on which package is right for you, simply click to order and start the process.  You set the schedule, from initial inspection to installation day, by one of our fully certified and reputable installation partners. handles everything from permitting to the interconnection agreement with your utility company to activate your system.

So what are you waiting for? Cut the cord and start saving!

Visit today and see how affordable Residential Solar Power can be.

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