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SunPower PV System vs. Tesla Solar Roof

May 18, 2017

We have received a lot of inquiries about solar shingles since Tesla unveiled their solar roof concept last week. While this technology is certainly appealing and innovative, customers should understand the appropriate use-cases and associated costs.

The new solar roof from Tesla is a roof replacement for your home. The installation requires a customer to replace their existing roof with

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Solar & Home Resale Value

March 11, 2017

“What’s up with solar panels and home resale value?” As a licensed Real Estate Broker in the State of Texas and an Active member of the local Board of Realtors, I love getting this question. The answer is, “it depends”. There are really two ways to evaluate this question. The first is how Banks value a solar generating asset. The

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5 Reasons Why You Should Go Solar Now

February 17, 2017

When we experience natural disasters or pandemics or other significant disruptions to our lives, it’s normal to take a step back and evaluate what’s important. It is also a time when many people are looking for opportunities to become more self-sufficient and to take steps to protect the things that are most important to us. In addition to food, shelter,

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Oncor Solar Rebate – 2017 – SunPower By Freedom Solar

January 13, 2017

SunPower by Freedom Solar and Oncor want to help you understand what a few thousand dollars off your new solar PV system looks like. Only a limited number of Texas homeowners will qualify in time to take advantage of Oncor’s 2017 residential rebate program. If you are thinking about solar for your home, now is the time to contact Freedom

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Solar on Tile roof

March 11, 2016

Solar on tile roofs is becoming more common in Central Texas. There are markets like Arizona and parts of California where clay tile makes up 90% of the systems installed. However, in Texas comp shingle roofs and standing seam metal make up the majority. As the population continues to grow throughout Central Texas, so does the diversity of preferences and

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