Home Builders

Solar For Homebuilders

When building a new home, builders present potential buyers with several exterior options—and solar energy can be one of them. Integrating solar photovoltaics (PV) into new construction is a relatively new concept in the United States. In California, though, rooftop solar became a requirement as of January 1, 2020, with a California building code that requires all new construction homes to have PV as an electricity source. Other areas of the country have incentives to encourage builders to include PV as an option for their customers. In addition to this guide for homebuilders, the Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) offers a guide for those who are looking to add solar to their homes or buy a home with existing solar panels. 

Does Solar Make Sense 
for New Construction?

Increased Profit

A study from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory found that homeowners across the country have been willing to pay a premium for a home with an average-size hosted solar array. I

Take Advantage of Incentives

Some areas offer rebates and incentives for builders install solar. Search the Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency® website with your zip code to see what applies to you.

Better For Customers

With Solar, you can rest easy that it's more than a sales team discussion point– it's actually better for the customer. The long terms savings and peace of mind far outweigh the initial investment. 

How We Can Help

Years of Solar Experience

We're passionate about what we do, and we're good at our jobs. We've worked hard with other professionals for years. Our years of experience and industry add up to this: competitive pricing, stress-free installation, and a bold warranty. Get in touch today to see what we can do for you. 

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