Solar Panels Are Now the New Building Standard

March 3, 2016 | by: Guillermo Santomauro

Over the last eight years solar has increase in popularity and the technology has now become the latest upgrade offered in new construction homes throughout Southern California. New home builders understand that an energy efficient house is further complimented by a solar energy system to eliminate or reduce monthly energy bills.

According to the wall street journal, “The number of residential solar installations has climbed, aided by their declining cost and government incentives. Now home builders have jumped in.” Erin Clark from Solar Industry Magazine noted in a recent article, “tying in affordability and savings to the ever-expanding niche that demands solar, it becomes a win-win situation. Just as with the trend to offer granite counter-tops and stainless steel appliances began with one builder, solar will become an expected standard feature. As solar installations continue to grow homeowners are beginning to realize that a home solar system could end up saving then tens of thousands of dollars over the next 30 years.

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Today California leads the nation with 502,180 solar installations across the Golden State. SEIA an organization that track solar deployments across the US has stated, “There is enough solar energy installed in the state to power 3,319,000 homes.” This is good news for consumers, the massive increase in solar deployments over the last 5 years has dramatically lowered the cost of installing a solar system. Today the average cost per KW installed according to gosolarcalifornia.org is 40% less than it was in 2011. The increase in the adoption of solar technology, combined with reduced manufacturing costs has driven the price of solar so low that most homeowners can own their system for less than the cost of a small compact car, combine that with easy financing and it’s no wonder you see more and more systems going up on both new construction and existing homes.

Call SunLux Energy today and get informed. They are here to help to make sure you make the right choice and save the most money. Call them at , or Contact SunLux to plan your FREE consultation.(909) 390-1787

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