Solar Power Adds A Premium To A Home’s Resale Value by Nora Caley from Solar Industry Magazine

Solar Power Adds A Premium To A Home’s Resale Value by Nora Caley from Solar Industry Magazine image

Residential real estate professionals know that amenities such as a renovated kitchen or a new bathroom can increase the resale value of a home. New research from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory indicates that a rooftop photovoltaic system can also increase the house’s price, and researchers were able to quantify how much of a premium solar can command. In December of last year, the Berkeley Lab released a report noting that although the installation of photovoltaic projects is increasing, appraisers…

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Johnny Cash is our Hold Music

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Since we launched our new Sun Saver program and advertising campaign, our phones are ringing off the hook. When our phone rings at the receptionist desk, the person on the other end is usually greeted by our friendly and charming Kelsey. But on the rare occasion that she has to place the call on hold, Johnny Cash is there to keep you company. Our hold music features such hits as “Cry, Cry, Cry”, “Ring of Fire”…

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Sunsaver Versus Purchased Solar Panel Array

Sunsaver Versus Purchased Solar Panel Array image

Affordable Solar is the only installer in New Mexico that currently offers a third-party finance model for residential solar, sometimes also referred to as a “solar lease.”  Because this method of purchasing solar is not like a car lease or other transactions associated with the word “lease,” we simply call it our SunSaver program.  Whatever you call it, the mechanics are simple.  One of our solar consultants designs a solar panel array for your home based…

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Affordable Solar’s Exclusive Sun-Saver Program Dispelling The Myths That Our Competitors Have Been Promoting

Affordable Solar’s Exclusive Sun-Saver Program Dispelling The Myths That Our Competitors Have Been Promoting image

In the spring and summer of this year, Affordable Solar announced that it was offering its exclusive SunSaver third-party ownership solar program.  Shortly thereafter, Affordable Solar’s offering was covered by local media outlets, such as KOAT and the Albuquerque Journal. With all of this attention on new opportunities for thousands of New Mexicans to go solar with no money down, no money out-of-pocket, and instant savings on their utility bills, it is not surprising to…

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Is My Home Right for Solar?

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At Affordable Solar we have a mission to provide clean, affordable, energy to any New Mexican who wants energy independence and whose property is suitable. We want to see solar panels on every rooftop, however, there are a few qualifications that need to exist in order for your home to become its own energy producing power plant. Home Solar Checklist 1. What is the condition of your roof? Is it free of leaks? How old is it? Some of our…

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How Much Does Solar Cost?

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Nothing. Nada. Zip. Yes, it’s true, solar energy for your home will cost you absolutely nothing out of pocket. If you are like most New Mexicans, you already spend on average about $150 each month on your electric bill. Instead, you could skip writing that check and replace it with a lower monthly payment that covers your solar energy production. When that payment is added to any remaining electric bill (for those months that your…

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Solar Leases from Affordable Solar featured in Albuquerque Journal

New Mexico homeowners can now lease solar electric systems for 25 years with no upfront costs thanks to a new partnership between Albuquerque’s Affordable Solar Group and Texas-based solar leasing company Sunnova Energy Corp. – Albuquerque Journal The Albuquerque Journal recently featured an article on Affordable Solar’s new solar lease programs. The article highlights many of the cost-savings benefits of this new program – the first of its kind in New Mexico. Compared to the costs of…

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Go Solar for less: Introducing the Sun Saver Program for New Mexico

Go Solar for less: Introducing the Sun Saver Program for New Mexico image

So you live in New Mexico, a place where the sun shines more than 300 days of the year, and you know your rooftop would be the perfect location for a solar energy system.  Or maybe you haven’t really thought about solar, and you don’t even care where your energy comes from, but you happen to like saving money on electricity bills.   We have yet to find a person who wants to spend more for their energy.

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