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Top 5 benefits of owning a net-positive energy home

One of the key features of Pearl Homes & Marina is our use of the sonnenBatterie system to create a net-positive energy home. This means that your home will produce more energy than it consumes. We’re excited to introduce this innovative system to Florida, and because it’s so new to prospective home buyers in the United States, we thought we’d take a moment to share some of the top benefits you’ll realize when your purchase a net-positive energy home.

Your energy bill will likely be $0 every month
One of the wisest investments you’ll make in the home buying process is in a net-positive energy system. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, homes in Florida average $123 per month in electricity bills, which is 15 percent higher than the national average of $107 per month. On the low end estimate, that’s a savings of $15,000 over 10 years of owning your home, which more than pays for the sonnenBatterie system itself. Plus, if the cost of energy in the area goes up, it won’t affect you.

When the grid goes down, you stay up

The State of Florida is no stranger to severe weather, especially during the summer and autumn months. In these instances, it’s common for areas to experience power outages. Not Pearl Home, however. Because your home is independent from the grid, your home is unlikely to lose power during severe storms in the area.

You’re becoming part of a movement toward responsible, sustainable living — without sacrificing quality

If reducing your carbon footprint is something you take seriously, Pearl Home is the ideal community for you. So often, however, shifts toward responsible living require some degree of sacrifice in living standards. That’s not the case with Pearl Home. In designing this community, we sought to create a place where those who want to live a more responsible, sustainable lifestyle could do so while continuing to enjoy the luxury lifestyle to which they’ve become accustomed. Plus, as long as there is sunshine in Florida, you’ll have power in your home.

It’s incredibly easy to use and manage your power supply

The sonnen app, which is available for iOS and Android phones, communicates with your sonnenBatterie system to keep you informed about your home’s energy production and consumption. From the palm of your hand, you’ll have access to your sonnenBatterie’s status, including historical data and autonomy from the public grid.

You’re becoming an early adopter—a pioneer

Pearl Home is the first of its kind in Florida, and among the first in the United States to take advantage of the sonnenBatterie system. The company’s products have been in use and touted for years in Europe, and now it’s our turn to take advantage of all they have to offer. Purchasing a home at Pearl Home puts you among the world’s most discerning customers. It means you’ve seen the future of energy and it’s net-positive.

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