Residential

Residential Renewable Energy Tax Credit

Note: Section 13302 of The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (H.R. 5376) extended the expiration date and modified the phase down of this tax credit. It also made stand-alone energy storage systems eligible for the credit, and biomass heaters ineligible for the credit. Biomass heaters are now eligible for the residential energy efficiency tax credit. The summary below reflects the credit after the enactment of H.R. 5376.

A taxpayer may claim a credit for a system that serves a dwelling unit located in the United States that is owned and used as a residence by the taxpayer. Expenditures

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Energy-Efficient Mortgages

Homeowners can take advantage of energy efficient mortgages (EEM) to either finance energy efficiency improvements to existing homes, including renewable energy technologies, or to increase their home buying power with the purchase of a new energy efficient home. The U.S. federal government supports these loans by insuring them through Federal Housing Authority (FHA) or Veterans Affairs (VA) programs. This allows borrowers who might otherwise be denied loans to pursue energy efficiency, and it secures lenders against loan default.

FHA Energy Efficient Mortgages
The FHA allows lenders to add up to 100% of energy efficiency improvements to an existing mortgage loan

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Piedmont Natural Gas - Residential and Commercial Equipment Efficiency Rebates

This program is only available to current Piedmont residential and commercial customers in North Carolina and South Carolina who are replacing existing natural gas equipment with qualifying high-efficiency natural gas equipment. Piedmont Natural Gas offers rebates for purchasing and installing high-efficiency natural gas water heaters and furnaces.  Newly Constructed buildings and facilities using alternate fuel sources such as electricity or propane are not eligible. Customers must provide specific information regarding equipment purchases and installation contractors on the application form. Contact Piedmont Natural Gas for more information on this program.

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City of Chandler - Expedited Plan Review for Green Buildings

The mayor and city council of Chandler, AZ adopted Resolution 4199 in June 2008, establishing incentives for green building in the private sector. Permit applications for buildings registered with the US Green Building Council's (USGBC) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) for New Construction, Core and Shell, Commercial Interiors or Schools, which are pursuing a certification level of Silver or higher will be granted an expedited plan review from the city. To be eligible, project teams must also include a LEED Accredited Professional or hire a consultant with such qualifications. Projects must also submit a LEED checklist showing which

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Orlando Utilities Commission - Efficiency Delivered®

Customers of the Orlando Utilities Commission are eligible to receive up to $2,500 in energy and water efficiency home upgrades. Home improvements include:

  • A/C tune-up
  • Air filter replacement
  • Attic insulation
  • Attic pull down stair ladder cover
  • Blower door testing
  • Caulking and weather stripping
  • Choice of thermostat replacement
  • Duct leak repairs
  • Evaporator coil cleaning
  • Hot water pipe & A/C refrigerant line insulation
  • Irrigation repairs
  • Minor plumbing repairs
  • Toilet replacement
  • Water flow restrictors
  • WaterSense labeled irrigation controller
  • Window film installation
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Dominion Energy Virginia - EV Charger Rewards

EV Charger Rewards Program - Rebate Instructions

Steps for participation:

1) Purchase a new, qualifying smart level 2 ChargePoint or JuiceBox charger from the Dominion Energy Marketplace, or any other retailer.

2) Install the charger and register it with the manufacturer. Register for EV Charger Rewards on the manufacturer website.

3) Apply for the $125 enrollment rebate. The rebate is contingent on acceptance into the EV Charging Rewards program. Participants enrolled in the Charging Rewards program will receive a $40 rebate after one year of participation, and an additional $40 every year thereafter on their anniversary date.

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Previously-Owned Clean Vehicle Tax Credit

Section 13402 of The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (H.R. 5376) established a tax credit for previously-owned clean vehicles purchased by a taxpayer after December 31, 2022. The credit is worth the lesser of $4,000 or 30% of the sale price. The model year of the vehicle must be at least two years earlier than the calendar year in which the taxpayer acquires it, and the vehicle must have a gross vehicle weight of less than 14,000 pounds. The transaction must take place through a dealer and carry a sale price of $25,000 or less, and be

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Alternative Fuel Vehicle Refueling Property Tax Credit (Personal)

Note: Section 13404 of The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (H.R. 5376) modified and extended the expiration date for the Alternative Fuel Vehicle Refueling Property Credit. The summary below described the credit as modified by H.R. 5376. 

Qualified alternative fuel vehicle refueling equipment not subject to depreciation allowances, including electric vehicle charging equipment, is eligible for a tax credit of 30% up to $1,000. These projects do not have to meet the same labor standards as commercial projects in order to qualify for the full 30% tax credit. 

Section 13801 of The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 also

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New Solar Market Development Tax Credit

New Mexico provides a 10% personal income tax credit (up to $6,000) for taxpayers that own a residence, business, or agricultural enterprise who purchase and install certified photovoltaic (PV) and solar thermal systems on their property. Eligible systems include grid-tied commercial and industrial PV systems, off-grid and grid-tied residential PV systems, active solar thermal systems, and systems with or without storage. To be eligible, systems must first be certified by the New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department. The taxpayer must then apply for the tax credit with the New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department within 12 months of

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