22 Mar 2011

Will solar be the new construction standard?

1 Comment Sustainability, Technology

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–KB Home (NYSE: KBH), one of America’s premier homebuilders, today announced a new initiative to provide solar power systems for its new homes as a standard feature in 10 Southern California communities. The photovoltaic solar systems will help KB homeowners reduce their monthly energy bills and cost of homeownership for years to come, while also benefiting the environment.

“KB Home is already a leader in building energy-efficient homes that can provide homeowners with meaningful savings on their monthly energy bills”
“KB Home is already a leader in building energy-efficient homes that can provide homeowners with meaningful savings on their monthly energy bills,” said Jeffrey Mezger, president and chief executive officer of KB Home. “With this announcement, we are raising the bar even higher and taking an important step in making our homes even more efficient and affordable for our homebuyers over the long term, especially when compared to resale homes.”

“If consumers respond as positively as we expect to the tremendous financial and environmental advantages of these homes in the marketplace, we plan to expand this industry-leading initiative to our other markets across the country,” continued Mezger. Read the rest of the story here.

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One Response to “Will solar be the new construction standard?”

  1. DIY Solar Panels says:

    I absolutely agree with your view on this, I just wish more people had the same perspective.