Federal Tax Credits for Energy Efficiency – Air Conditioning, HVAC
Posted by Norman Fong
The Federal Tax Credit for Energy Efficiency – Air Conditioning, HVAC expired in 2011. The President chose not too extend this tax credit. Local energy utility companies like PG&E have their own energy efficiency rebates. To find out if rebates or other incentives are available in your area, visit the ENERGY STAR Rebate Finder.
Be sure to read our article Air conditioner energy savings.
Heat is in the air and temperatures are increasing fast. Air conditioning, air conditioners, and HVAC equipment that cools specific rooms are popular and are aggressively marketed.
For 2011, the Federal Tax Credit for energy efficiency drops to 10%, up to a $500 maximum. (2010 Federal Tax Credit information)
- Split Systems:
SEER ≥ 16
EER ≥ 13
- Package systems:
SEER ≥ 14
EER ≥ 12
- $300 cap for air conditioners
- Existing home and principal residence. New construction and rentals do not qualify.
- Expires December 31, 2011
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