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In the VSECU Blog you'll find financial and lifestyle resources to help empower possibilities for your personal success.

Julia Westbrook

Julia Westbrook is the marketing coordinator at Green Mountain Solar. She comes to the solar world having spent much of her career as a journalist, covering sustainability and environmental issues, as well as other health, food, and lifestyle topics for national publications including EatingWell Magazine, Bicycling Magazine, Men’s Health Magazine and Women’s Health Magazine. She is passionate about finding actionable, meaningful ways to shrink her carbon footprint—whether it’s something big like putting solar panels on her house, or small, like supporting local second-hand stores over fast fashion—and sharing that message so others can make a difference too.

By: Julia Westbrook

September 30th, 2020

Are Solar Panels Worth It?

Energy Savings | Saving and Budgeting

Short answer: Yes.   Going green with solar panels is more than just a feel-good decision—it can also help your wallet too. There are plenty of reasons for installing solar panels, but at the end of the day, it still has to make sense financially.

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