29 Dec '17, 7pm

@USGBC shares the top 4 benefits of installing #solarpanels on your #home

Here in the Northeast, we've been warming up into spring following the unexpected March storm, Stella. Summer will be here before we know it—and with the rising temperatures, we’ll see rising energy bills. Solar panels are a great way to offset energy costs, reduce the environmental impact of your home and provide a host of other benefits, such as supporting local businesses and contributing to energy independence. Looking to install panels on your home? I have solar panels, and wanted to share the top four benefits as I see them: 1. Reduce or eliminate energy bills. This one is pretty amazing. We live in Washington, D.C., which has an average amount of sun, but it’s enough to power our house of three kids and two adults at net zero energy consumption. On warm spring days, we generate a lot more than we consume, and then we trade that with the utility. On hot summer days, ...

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