Do solar panels increase the value of my home?

sunmetrix solar panel rooftop

With more and more homeowners choosing to install solar panels (more than 600,000 homes in the U.S. now), both homeowners and appraisers/realtors need to better understand how solar panels affect the value of a home. Whether the PV system is owned or leased is an important distinction. The studies we refer to below looked at owned ...

Introducing Discover and GO

We're very pleased to announce that we have just launched two new features on Sunmetrix: Discover and GO. Together, these two features give you access to powerful analysis and visualization capabilities to better understand your solar energy resource and better manage your investments. A quick overview of these two new features: Discover: With more than twenty years ...

Solar Energy and LED Lights

If you're already considering solar energy for your home, then now is also the time to think of LED lights, if you haven't already. They may be a little more expensive at the outset, but they last longer and consume less. Switching will reduce your energy consumption, making solar a more profitable investment, regardless of ...