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How to Qualify for Energy Efficiency Tax Credits

With the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, homeowners now have more reasons than ever to upgrade their heating and cooling systems to newer and more energy-efficient models. The BBA expands on existing tax policies, supporting the nation’s gradual shift to more renewable energy sources and providing homeowners who choose ENERGY STAR®-certified units with substantial credits on their taxes

Let your trusted professionals from Hader Heating, Air Conditioning and Roofing walk you through the process of claiming the credits your HVAC system has earned.

Date of Installation

To maximize your renewable energy tax credits for your heating and cooling systems, you’ll want to have your new units installed on or before December 31st, 2019. This qualifies you for a 30% credit on the total cost with no upper limit. You can get up to 26% credit for HVAC systems installed at the start of 2020, and 22% at the start of 2021.

How to Qualify

The BBA makes provisions covering existing homes, as well as principal and second homes. This also includes new constructions as long as your chosen systems are certified by ENERGY STAR. The following systems are included in the new tax policy:

  • Gas, propane or oil furnace and boiler – $150 credit

  • Central air conditioning and air-source heat pumps – $300 credit

  • Geothermal heat pumps – No upper limit, up to 30% of total costs including second homes.

Claiming Your Tax Credits

Our heating and cooling specialists at Hader can help you with all the pertinent documentation needed to claim the energy efficiency credits the BBA affords your home. These include a Certification Statement from the Manufacturer, as well as any receipts and bills pertaining to the purchase and installation of your HVAC system.

Find Out More About Your HVAC System’s Tax Credits With Our Experts

Hader has been a trusted provider of heating and air conditioning products and services since 1883, and can provide for all your HVAC needs.  Give us a call at (513) 612-9201 or fill out our online contact form to schedule a service visit today.

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