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Study Shows Rooftop Solar Adds Thousands To Home Resale Values

December 20, 2013 by Silvio Marcacci

Rooftop Solar and Home Value

Installing rooftop solar panels boosts a home’s resiliency and green credentials while cutting utility bills, but does it also increase a home’s resale value? The answer according to a new Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory study, is a resounding yes – at least in California.[read more]

New Evidence that More Efficient Houses are More Valuable Houses

December 3, 2013 by NRDC Switchboard

When major insurers offer discounts for lower risk customers, it's likely based on reliable evidence across a large population. Think lower car insurance rates for drivers with no speeding tickets. Discounts on life insurance for non-smokers.[read more]