TAX CREDITS FOR WINDOWS AND DOORS
Will you be purchasing new windows or doors
in 2009? If you answered yes then there's some great news for
you! The great news is that Federal tax credits are
available to those purchasing energy efficient windows and doors in
2009. In order for your windows and doors to qualify for the tax
credit, they must have the Energy Star label on them or meet the
International Energy Conservation Code. Make sure you remember to
save your receipt and the Energy Star label from your product.
You may be wondering how Energy Star windows and doors work to save on
energy. The answer is that it's really all in the special way
that they are designed. Because of fantastic new technology, Energy
Star windows are built in ways that put old windows to shame!
Some of these new improvements include improved frame materials,
weather tight seals and high insulation. These windows are
also specially made to block out air and water.
For Windows, Storm Windows & Skylights
You can claim a tax credit for up to 10% of the cost- up to $200.00-
for all windows, storm windows and skylights.
Doors and Storm Doors
You can claim a tax credit for up to 10% of the cost- up to $500.00-
for all exterior doors and storm doors
Energy Star Windows & Doors Can Do for You
- Save Energy
- Save you money by lowering energy bills.
- Increases the comfort of your home- By having energy
efficient windows or doors, you won't have any more drafts which can
make your home's temperature fluctuate and not feel just right.
- Protects your home's contents from sun damage.
- Better for the environment- this is because the less energy
you use means the less air pollution coming from power plants.
- Reduces condensation