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September 27, 2016

Study: Homes with Solar Panels Valued Higher

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Energy-conscious homeowners got some good news last month: A study by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory found that buyers are willing to pay a premium for homes with solar panels.

California leads the nation in residential solar installations—with nearly half of the nation's total. As installation costs continue to drop and more California cities require solar in new construction, the pace of solar installations in the sunshine state will only accelerate. That means your clients will look to you to answer their questions about the value and benefits of solar.

Here are some resources to help you respond to interest in this increasingly popular energy upgrade: