Determining Whether Solar is Right for Your Home

| April 25, 2019

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Is solar right for my home? Four basic criteria can help you determine the answer to that question: First, you must own the home. Affordable Solar can only contract with a homeowner for a residential solar array, and the solar tax benefits go to the homeowner. If you rent a residence, you can encourage your landlord to contract with us for solar. You can then share in the benefits of reduced energy bills and environmental friendliness.

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