Federal Income Tax Credits and Other Incentives for Energy Efficiency

**Please note: The current tax credits for Residential Energy Efficiency (Equipment Tax Credits for Primary Residences) as well as the tax credit for builders of energy efficient homes expired on December 31, 2021. As of January 5, 2022, there is no approved extension of these tax credits. Any extension/renewal of these credits is still pending approved legislation by Congress. We will update our website with updates when there is an approved bill. The tax credits for Residential Renewable Energy Products are still effective, as written on this site, through December 31, 2023.

Tax credits for residential energy efficiency and those for builders of energy efficient homes were extended retroactively, through December 31, 2021. Tax deductions for energy efficient commercial buildings allowed under Section 179D of the Internal Revenue Code were made permanent under the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021.

The tax credits for residential renewable energy products are now available through December 31, 2023. Renewable energy tax credits for fuel cells, small wind turbines, and geothermal heat pumps now feature a gradual step down in the credit value, the same as those for solar energy systems. As of 2021, biomass fuel stoves are included in tax credits for residential renewable energy products. 

ENERGY STAR certified products are independently certified to save energy, save money and protect the environment - and are available in more than 75 product categories. 

*Disclaimer: The tax credit information contained within this website is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended to substitute for expert advice from a professional tax/financial planner or the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

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