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21 Feb

The Energy Efficient Tax Credit has been extended!

By installing Spray Foam Insulation in your home, you can qualify for up to a $2000 tax credit
The US congress recently extended the Energy Efficient Tax Credit. This is great news for the homeowners and builders looking to include energy efficient insulation in their home .

The revised legislation changed the base of the tax credit from 2003 to the 2006 international Energy conservation Code enabling builders to take advantage of the $2000 tax credit. The credit was extended through to December 31st, 2013 as part of the compromise legislation to avert the fiscal cliff. Previously the deadline was December 31st, 2012.

The legislation also extended the tax credit for the US homeowners to purchase qualified products to improve the energy efficiency of their existing homes. Icynene spray foam insulation products qualify under the tax credit regulations. Additional information about how homeowners can claim the $2,000 tax credit can be found here

www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f8908.pdf

Building envelope residential requirements per 2006 IECC can be found here:

www.energycodes.gov/sites/default/files/becu/2006_iecc.pdf

This is great news for homeowners and builders looking to include energy efficient insulation in there homes.

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