Builders and Developers

Solar energy is on the rise in Michigan! Builders and Developers should offer solar as an option or a standard feature on your homes. Homebuilders around the country are becoming more savvy about the benefits of solar and how it can sell homes faster, putting more money back in their pocket.  

Michigan Solar Solutions make it easy for Builders and Developers to set themselves apart from their competitors, while attracting new customers.

From start to finish, Michigan Solar Solutions handles system design, all permits, inspections and takes care of the paperwork required by the utilities.  This allows you to stay focused on your business. Our sales team will help you understand solar and which lots or properties have the best production opportunities. We can help you consult with your buyer as needed to help close the deal. Let us bring you to the future of new home building and solar energy!  

Benefits of offering homes with solar:

  • Homes sell faster with solar than comparable homes without solar
  • Lower installation cost during construction puts more money back in the builders pocket
  • Solar homes are perceived to be higher quality homes
  • Homes with solar appreciate faster
  • No or low electric bill makes the homes highly desirable to buyers
  • Solar brings in a new segment of buyers to your business
  • Forward thinking energy efficient technologies, such as solar, sets you apart from your competitors
  • Solar costs rolled into mortgage provides positive cash flow from day one
  • Installing solar provides a 30% Federal Tax Credit available to your customer, to put money back in their pocket

Please see the following articles that show why now is a good time to start offering solar! http://energy.gov/eere/sunshot/homebuilders http://www.solarindustrymag.com/issues/SI1505/FEAT_03_Solar-Ready-Homes-Are-Lean-Green-And-Seen.html  

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DTE SolarCurrents program ends TODAY!

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The Average Return on Solar in Michigan is Over 10% Per Year

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