Tax Credits and Rebates

Thinking About a Geothermal Heat Pump? You Can Get a Tax Credit!

Thinking About a Geothermal Heat Pump? You Can Get a Tax Credit!If you’ve been considering replacing your existing HVAC system with a geothermal heat pump (GHP), 2016 may be the most advantageous time to do so. The Recovery Act of 2009 made tax credits available for homeowners who install exceptionally efficient HVAC and solar equipment. While some of provisions for high efficiency equipment have expired, the credits are still available for GHPs and solar systems that end in 2016.

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Cash in Your Home Energy Tax Credits Before They Expire at Year’s End

Cash in Your Home Energy Tax Credits Before They Expire at Year's EndAll this year, homeowners have had the chance to upgrade HVAC equipment and qualify for federal home energy tax credits in return. And since last January, the credits have applied to not only 2013 energy-efficient upgrades, but retroactively to purchases made in 2012. Now, this incentive is coming to an end.

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Restored Energy Tax Credits: A Nice Little Something for Homeowners in the Fiscal Cliff Deal

There’s good news to come out the fiscal cliff deal for homeowners looking to retrofit their existing homes with more efficient HVAC equipment or install high-efficiency systems in their new homes. The 25C energy tax credits, which expired at the end of 2011, are back on for heating and cooling equipment, as well as water-heating systems. Take upgrades a step further and you can get tax credits for upgrades to the home’s structure. Find out what equipment and materials qualify for the credits, and the general guidelines you must follow.

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Stay Warm And Cut Your Heating Bill With These Energy-Saving Tips

Winters in Michigan can brutal — especially if you are not prepared. You want to save money, but you also want your family to stay comfortable. To best prevent the cold weather from causing a spike in your energy costs, follow some of these affordable energy-saving tips:

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You Can Make Geothermal Air Conditioning A Reality, Along With Savings

Homeowners in Grand Traverse County and the surrounding areas know that the summers can get pretty hot and the winters can get really cold. This change in temperature levels between the seasons can cause you to pay more money than necessary to keep your home comfortable. However, geothermal heating and cooling systems can provide you with a solution to that problem. They are far more efficient than traditional air conditioners and will help you cut the cost of your utility bills through energy savings.

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Tax Credits & Utility Rebates Give You A Leg Up On HVAC Upgrades

Recently, the government has extended tax credits through the end of 2011 on all heating and cooling equipment that meets Energy Star’s requirements. This means that now is the best time to upgrade your system to a more energy-efficient model. The energy-efficient models that meet the requirements for the tax credits and utility rebates will not only drop the cost of your utility bills through energy savings, but can now be installed in your home for a discounted price.

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