New solar shingles said to have 10-to-12-year payback

Printer-friendly versionSend by email

Installation of these solar shingles would cost the homeowner an additional $10,000, though the price of the products is expected to fall.

July 03, 2013

The Dow Powerhouse Solar Shingle is placed just as a normal roofing shingle would be. Installation of these solar shingles would cost the homeowner an additional $10,000, though the price of the products is expected to fall. The shingles can save 30 percent to 40 percent on utilities costs, and the roof will pay for itself in 10 to 12 years.

Comments on: "New solar shingles said to have 10-to-12-year payback"

July 2016

This Month in Professional Builder

Features

Two of the largest, most significant buyer groups are in different stages of life, yet are often drawn to similar features in a home. Here’s a look at those intersecting tastes—and how to maximize them.

Overlay Init