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Going Green in 33139 : Real Estate Advice

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Mon Feb 23, 2015
Kelly Pessis answered:
If you try and retrofit after, you are likely to pay more. A good example is solar panels for the electrical service or water heater - it is not just the cost of putting in the panels it is the additional cost of tying it in to your existing system, permitting and, in some cases, moving vents, skylights, etc., to meet fire department codes for roof accessibility. There are all sorts of unforeseen obstacles that add up when it is not planned into the original construction. If you have the option to add to new construction and finance it into your mortgage, it is probably best in the long run. ... more
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