$1,500 Tax Rebate

Federal Tax Credits for Consumer Energy Efficiency

If you purchase an energy-efficient product or renewable energy system for your home, you may be eligible for a federal tax credit. Below you will find an overview of the federal tax credits for energy efficiency.

Please note, not all ENERGY STAR qualified products qualify for a tax credit. ENERGY STAR distinguishes energy efficient products which, although they may cost more to purchase than standard models, will pay you back in lower energy bills within a reasonable amount of time, without a tax credit.


      New Roof Tax Credit?

Qualified roof products reflect more of the sun's rays, which can lower roof surface temperature by up to 100F, decreasing the amount of heat transferred into your home.border
Requirements

"Metal roofs with appropriate pigmented coatings" and "asphalt roofs with appropriate cooling granules" that also meet ENERGY STAR requirements.

Tax Credit does NOT include installation costs.

Tax Credit:
30% of cost up to $1,500
Expires:
December 31, 2013
Details:

Must be an existing home & your principal residence. New construction and rentals do not qualify.


Solar Panels (Photovoltaic Systems)

  • Solar PanelsSolar Panels or Photovoltaic Systems are solar cells that capture light energy from the sun and convert it directly into electricity.

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    Requirements

    Photovoltaic systems must provide electricity for the residence, and must meet applicable fire and electrical code requirement.

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    Tax Credit:
    Credit Details: 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.