Offers and Incentives
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Deadline: Dec. 31, 2011
Federal tax credits for energy efficiency improvements to residential homes have been extended for 2011, but at lower levels than the 2010 tax credits that expired on Dec. 31, 2010. The levels revert back to those in effect in 2006 and 2007, which were 10% of the cost of the improvement, up to $500, with a $200 max for windows, and several other set maximums.
Applicable ENERGY STAR® products and systems*:
- Biomass Stoves
- Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning (HVAC)
- Water Heaters (non-solar)
- Windows, Doors and Skylights
*NOTE: Not all ENERGY STAR qualified products qualify for a tax credit. Please confirm a product or system qualifies with your retailer or contractor prior to purchase and installation.
Filing your 2010 Federal Taxes?
Remember to include tax credits for energy efficient improvements you made to your home in 2010. You are allowed a tax credit of 30% of the cost up to $1,500 on new insulation, water heaters and heating/air conditioning units.
- For Tax Credit FAQs, see the "Tax Credits/ Rebates/ Financing/ Grants" link under the "Frequent Questions" section.
- For how to apply information, see "How do I apply for the tax credit?"
View our glossary to understand certain offer requirements.