The government-run Energy Star website has a list of what's included in the tax credit, so make sure to check out the website for details.
Biomass Stoves: $300
Air Source Heat Pumps: $300
Central Air Conditioning: $300
Gas, Propane, or Oil Hot Water Boiler: $150
Natural Gas, Propane or Oil Furnace: $150
Insulation: 10% of the cost, up to $500
Roofs (Metal & Asphalt): 10% of the cost, up to $500
Gas, Oil, Propane Water Heater: $300
Electric Heat Pump Water Heater: $300
Windows, Doors, Skylights: 10% of the cost, up to $500, but windows are capped at $200
Also check with your utility companies as they often list available rebates and discounts. Many also provide savings programs with smart meters and other ways to reduce energy usage (and lower your bill!).
- PG&E Save Energy & Money, PG&E Rebates For Your Home
- Pepco Energy Savings Programs
- Dominion Energy Conservation Programs
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