The Energy Tax Credit

For Your Home
The Energy Tax Credit is one of the best ways to save money on your taxes involving home improvements.

Here is a basic run down of how the tax credit currently works and which products are eligible.

1. Tax credits are available at up to 30% of the cost, with a cap of $1,500 in 2009 & 2010 (only for existing homes, not new construction, and must be your principle residence) for:

  • Windows and Doors
  • Insulation
  • Roofs
  • HVAC
  • Water Heaters
  • Biomass Stoves

Tax credits are available at 30% of the cost, with no upper limit, through 2016 (for existing homes & new construction – this doesn’t have to be your principle residence, for:

  • Geothermal Heat Pumps
  • Solar Panels
  • Solar Water Heater
  • Small Wind Energy Systems

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