Posted April 26, 2023

Resources: This Old House Looks at Solar Power for your Home

Learn about the benefits of solar panels and decide if they are worth it for your home.

By This Old House Reviews Team

An increasing number of homeowners are upgrading their traditional home energy systems to solar power. Federal and state governments have introduced more incentives to encourage homeowners to switch to clean energy. And according to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), more than 3 million homes have converted to solar energy, with a million installations taking place in the last two years.

However, many homeowners are still unsure if a move to solar panels is worth it for their homes. The hesitation to move to solar energy could be due to many factors, including unfamiliarity with solar technology, the high costs of a solar system, or how to choose a top solar company for the job.

Although the world of solar panels may seem too complicated to understand, we are here to help make the process much clearer. We will cover the basics of solar panel systems, the benefits of converting, and how to determine if a solar investment is ideal for your home.

Click here to read the entire article and explore solar system options. 

Reprinted with permission from This Old House.