The average American's carbon footprint may shock you—in Houston, each household emits 41.5 metric tons of carbon dioxide per year.
They say with real estate, it’s all ‘location, location, location.’ B. With solar, you’re no longer as susceptible to the unexpected bumps in energy prices, and your stored energy will carry you right on through those pesky neighborhood blackouts.
It’s been a beautiful summer – clear skies, sunny days and high temperatures. While you’re loving the tropical oasis outside, you prefer to keep it cool indoors, so you purchase two temporary air conditioning units – a sure hike on your usual monthly energy consumption.
It can seem like the whole universe is joyously conspiring to get you to go solar. Across the United States and the world, people are jumping aboard the solar movement and reaping the rewards. From savings that directly impact your hip pocket to that warm-and-fuzzy feeling of being environmentally responsible, here are 7 great reasons to make the switch to solar power today.
California has long been paving the way as a leader in renewable energy. But this Wednesday, May 9, the state officially sealed the deal as they passed a mandate that all new homes and low-rise apartment buildings are required to have a built-in solar power system starting in 2020.