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Tax Credits and Rebates

Up To $500 Tax Credit for Energy Efficiency Improvements on Your Home

The Federal government is offering up to $500 in tax credits to help pay for installation of high-efficiency equipment in homes around the nation. The equipment must be approved high-efficiency equipment to qualify, among a few other stipulations.

Please visit www.energystar.gov for complete information on the 2011 tax credits for consumer efficiency.

Tax Credit:
10% of cost up to $500 or a specific amount from $50 - $300
Expires:
December 31, 2011
Details:
Must be an existing home and your principal residence. New construction and rentals do not qualify.

Included improvements:

  • Biomass Stoves
  • Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning (HVAC)
  • Insulation
  • Roofs (Metal & Asphalt)
  • Water Heaters (non-solar)
  • Windows & Doors
Tax Credit:
30% of cost with no upper limit
Expires:
December 31, 2016
Details:
Existing homes & new construction qualify. Both principal residences and second homes qualify. Rentals do not qualify.

Included improvements:

  • Geothermal Heat Pumps
  • Small Wind Turbines (Residential)
  • Solar Energy Systems
Tax Credit:
30% of the cost, up to $500 per .5 kW of power capacity
Expires:
December 31, 2016
Details:
Existing homes & new construction qualify. Must be your principal residence. Rentals and second homes do not qualify.

Included improvements:

  • Fuel Cells (Residential Fuel Cell and Microturbine System)
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