Solar Universe Franchise Review

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Solar Universe is graded based on our most recent FDD research!

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What is the upfront cost to be a franchise owner of a Solar Universe franchise?

Solar Universe has an initial franchise fee of up to $35,000, with a overall upfront investment range of $96,800 to $188,000.

  • Initial Franchise Fee: $35,000
  • Total Investment: $96,800 to $188,000
  • Working Capital: $50,000 to $100,000
  • Royalty Fee: 4.0%

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How much can I earn by owning a Solar Universe franchise?

As with any new business, the franchise owner's salary and the earnings from a Solar Universe business depends on a lot of different factors. One way to validate the potential revenues or profits generated from a Solar Universe franchise investment is to review the franchisor's Item 19 within their FDD. Typically, profits and owner's income are correspond to the size of the investment and number of locations you own. Demand for your products, your labor costs, commercial lease rates and a number of other variables also play a huge role in your profit margin and your personal salary

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How many franchise locations does Solar Universe franchise system have?

As of the 2017 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 54 franchised Solar Universe locations across the United States.

Did you know there are over 3,000 franchise opportunities across the United States. More than 80% have less than 10 locations.

Are there any Solar Universe franchises in my city?

Based on 2017 FDD analysis, Solar Universe has franchised locations in 12 states. There could be zero outlets in several states as each franchise maps out their growth strategy differently.

AZ
CA
CT
HI
LA
MA
MD
NJ
NM
NV
NY
PA

Based on our research this franchise opportunity is expanding into new markets and could be available near you. While planning your franchise purchase, you always need to be thinking about where is a good location for my business. Review the potential customer base to assess that the area you are looking at has a need or want for this business.

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Last Reviewed: 2017

Solar Universe Franchise DATA

Total Investment
$96,800 - $188,000
Franchise Fee
$35,000
Franchise agreement
Initial Term
5 Years
Renewal Term
N/A
Franchise outlet growth
2014
39
2016
54
Ongoing fees
Royalty
4.0%
ad fees
0.0%
# of franchised outlets
54

ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS

Do they provide any initial training and opening assistance?

Yes, they have an initial training program of 64 hours. This includes 24 hours of classroom training, 40 hours of on-the-job training, and N/A hours of online training. In their FDD they outline who's in charge of the training. Unlock to find out more.


Online N/A
On-the-Job 40
Classroom 24
Total 64

Do they offer Territory Rights?

Solar Universe offers territory protections. For an explanation of territorial rights, unlock this franchise for important details.

Do they have marketing and technology support in place?

Yes, Solar Universe offers comprehensive support for franchisees. Unlock this franchise to find out more.


When did they begin franchising?

They began franchising in 2008. The average Energy Conservation franchise began franchising in 2015.


Do they offer lending support?

Yes. They offer certain financing options within Item 10 of their FDD.

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