) recently offered to introduce solar powered homes at all its
communities in Arizona. The company has already built 2,200 solar
power homes in some of the communities in California, Colorado,
Nevada and Texas.
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One of the leading U.S. homebuilding companies, KB Home has
) to install a 3-kilowatt high-efficiency photovoltaic system
whereby residents can save up to 80% (compared to a typical
resale home) on their energy bills. They may also qualify for a
30% federal tax credit and $1,000 from the state of Arizona.
All KBH homes offer energy efficient features and help residents
save on their utility bills. The homes incorporate ENERGY STAR
certified appliances, Wiser home management systems, and
WaterSense labeled faucets and fixtures, which also help to
conserve natural resources. The solar panels will be connected
with the Wiser home management systems so that homeowners can
monitor their energy usage. This will not only lower energy
expenditure but also reduce greenhouse gas emissions by a
Homebuyers tend to look for properties, which minimize their home
maintenance costs. These often include larger floor space to
accommodate future needs, energy efficient electric appliances
and other facilities. The introduction of this smart solar power
system will help them to reduce their energy bills over the long
KB Home carries a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold).
Other Stocks to Consider
Investors interested in the homebuilding sector can also consider
William Lyon Homes
Taylor Morrison Home Corporation
). Both the companies sport a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy).