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.
"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:
Must be an existing home & your principal residence. New construction and rentals do not qualify.
Solar Panels (Photovoltaic Systems)
Solar Panels or Photovoltaic Systems are solar cells that capture light energy from the sun and convert it directly into electricity.
Photovoltaic systems must provide electricity for the residence, and must meet applicable fire and electrical code requirement.