By: Just Additions  09-12-2011
Keywords: energy efficiency

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As part of the 2009 Economic Recovery Stimulus, tax credits for specific energy efficiency projects are available in 2009 -2010. These tax credits are available at 30% of the cost up to a total of $1500.  To qualify, home improvement projects need to meet specific product and energy efficiency guidelines.  

Projects include:

Windows & Doors


Roofs (Metal and Asphalt)


Water Heaters (non-solar)

Tax credits are available at 30% of the cost with no upper limit through 2016 for existing homes and new construction for:

Geothermal Heat Pumps

Solar Panels

Solar Water Heaters

Small Wind Energy Systems

Fuel Cells

So if you’ve been thinking about renovating, 2009 may be your best opportunity.  Add on your new addition, renovate that sun room---and with the right planning, get a tax credit too!

The information in this article was current at 06 Dec 2011

Keywords: energy efficiency