Is your home drafty with rooms that are never the same temperature? Unfortunately, most U.S. homeowners experience this, along with noise pollution and stale, poor-quality indoor air.
It wasn’t until the oil crisis of the 1970s that residential building codes became mandatory. So, many of the 130 million homes in our country suffer from poor thermal comfort and indoor air quality problems.
While the energy-related tax credits for homeowners cover multiple options, it makes the most sense to spend money on items with the most impact.
You can get this information by getting a professional home energy assessment. The assessment will tell you exactly how much energy your home uses, where your home has problems, and what issues to fix first.
The energy assessment will cover more exact tax credits for your location, but here are the tax credits listed by ENERGY STAR for primary residences:
– Air source heat pumps: $300 – Central air conditioning: $300 – Natural gas, propane, or oil hot water boilers: $150 – Natural gas, propane, or oil fans: $150 – Water heaters (non-solar): $300 and more...