Oodles of websites offer detailed info on energy tax credits

2013-02-24T00:00:00Z Oodles of websites offer detailed info on energy tax creditsChuck Myers Mcclatchy-tribune News Service Arizona Daily Star
February 24, 2013 12:00 am  • 

Some federal tax credits from some energy-efficient home improvements and other energy saving measures have been extended.

But do you know which credits are available?

A number of websites offer varied and detailed information about the energy-efficient tax credits available to homeowners and builders.

Here is a sampling of sites:

• Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute: spotlights specific federal tax credit amounts for changes made to residential HVAC, water heaters, home gas and oil, and more. www.ahrinet.org/+federal+energy+efficiency+tax+credits.aspx

• Alliance to Save Energy: offers background and details on energy-efficient tax credits for 2012. ase.org/efficiencynews/remaining-2012-energy-efficiency-home-tax-credits

• Energy Star: Click on "Tax Credits for Energy Efficiency" near the bottom of the page to learn about different tax credits available for consumers. www.energystar.gov

• Saving2Invest: presents overview of home-energy tax credits extended into 2013. www.savingtoinvest.com/2009/05/green-energy-home-and-auto-tax-crdits.html

• U.S. Department of Energy: provides several energy saving tax credits for various programs under the "Savings" section. www.energy.gov/taxbreaks.htm

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