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Innovative way to Finance Your Solar System: FHA loans and home equity lines of credit

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If you are a clean energy enthusiast and always look for ways to make your home greener, there has never been a better time to switch out of the fossil fueled electric grid and instead power your home with solar energy. In the last few years there has been a dramatic drop in solar panel prices, making the equipment affordable for a lot more homeowners. Understandably, even with the lower prices, spending 10-15K out of your pocket is still a big expense for many people.

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Levchik (Leo) is a renewable energy activist from Boston, MA, and has been involved with alternative energy and green construction since 2004.

In 2009, Leo and his green roofing company (CoolFlatRoof.com) sponsored Boston’s Solar Decathlon Team, providing materials and installation labor to install a cool white roof on the top of Curio home (Joint effort by Tufts University and Boston Architecture College) – more info about the project here.

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June 29th, 2012 at 7:26 pm

How do solar leasing programs work – Solar PPA guide for homeowners

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Do you wish you could switch to solar power, but are simply unable to afford the steep upfront cost of solar panels and installation? Today, you can join the ranks of many homeowners who have made the switch without incurring any out of pocket costs by leasing the solar equipment instead of buying it. This innovative option may also be referred to as solar financing, solar power purchase agreements, or solar rental programs. Solar leasing has been rapidly spreading across the US, becoming the fastest growing division of the solar industry, with more and more companies offering homeowners the convenience and flexibility of a variety of leasing models. Thanks to the support, incentives, and tax breaks from local, state and federal government, solar companies can make the switch to solar leasing for you virtually effortless. If you believe in the concept of clean renewable energy, want to have a more green lifestyle and save on your electricity costs, this is an ideal time to take advantage of a solar leasing program.

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Levchik (Leo) is a renewable energy activist from Boston, MA, and has been involved with alternative energy and green construction since 2004.

In 2009, Leo and his green roofing company (CoolFlatRoof.com) sponsored Boston’s Solar Decathlon Team, providing materials and installation labor to install a cool white roof on the top of Curio home (Joint effort by Tufts University and Boston Architecture College) – more info about the project here.

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June 4th, 2012 at 6:58 pm