Not all ENERGY STAR certified products qualify for a tax credit. ENERGY STAR distinguishes energy efficient products which may cost more to purchase than standard models, but will pay you back in lower energy bills within a reasonable amount of time, even without a tax credit. How do I apply for a Federal Tax Credit?
The following products are eligible for federal tax credits for the 2014-2016 tax years.
Tax Credit: 30% or cost with no upper limit
|Geothermal Heat Pumps|
|Small Wind Turbines (Residential)|
|Solar Energy Systems|
Tax Credit: Credit Details: 30% of the cost, up to $500 per .5 KW of power capacity.
|Fuel Cells (Residential Fuel Cell and Microturbine System)|