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ASE featured in Chicago Tribune Article

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Ailey Solar is highlighted in the Tribune’s article about solar energy in Chicago, and our (now former) installer Jen made the cover photo! Also featured is ASE customer The Dole Family, who expresses that environmental concerns and their children’s future were at the forefront of their motivations to invest in renewable energy. Check it out here:… Read More »ASE featured in Chicago Tribune Article

Consumer Reports: “Now is a good time to consider solar.”

Consumer Reports just released an excellent article on solar power called “Shedding Light on Solar Power.” Those who want to wait on the sidelines for further price reductions could be disappointed: The cost of solar panels has started to plateau and, while installation labor and other soft costs continue to fall, the phasing out of state… Read More »Consumer Reports: “Now is a good time to consider solar.”

We’re Hiring!

Sales Representative We are hiring sales representatives to help us manage the volume of interest we receive. Join our team and help us in our goal to get as much solar on roofs as possible! Responsibilities include: Sales calls Processing quotes Task management (including using online tools such as wrike.com) Gathering permit documents Social media management… Read More »We’re Hiring!

Ailey Solar featured at #ChiGreenFest – @GreenFestival – Join us!

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October 24-26 at Navy Pier This will be Ailey Solar’s first year exhibiting at the Green Festival, so we come to the festival to see us and some wonderful booths and presentations. Our booth (#724) located directly across the food court on the east side. For more information about the festival, please visit http://greenfestivals.org/chi Thank you and we hope to… Read More »Ailey Solar featured at #ChiGreenFest – @GreenFestival – Join us!

Chronicle: Solar panels seen as boost to homes’ resale value

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Ailey Solar Installation, June 2013, Oak Park, IL

Great news for people that choose solar: another study shows adding solar to a home significantly boosts its resale value.  The San Francisco Chronicle:

In California at least, home buyers are willing to pay a premium for solar.

A new study from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory finds that houses with rooftop solar panels sell for higher prices than comparable non-solar homes.

In general, that premium more than covers the cost of the panels themselves, with homeowners making a small profit on their solar investment. Bigger solar arrays fetch higher premiums than smaller ones.Read More »Chronicle: Solar panels seen as boost to homes’ resale value