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ENERGY STAR Rebates and Federal Tax Refunds

Learn which ENERGY STAR appliances are eligible for rebates and tax refunds and how to reap these benefits

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    ENERGY STAR Rebates and Federal Tax Refunds
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    MARIN CITY, CA - MARCH 26: An Energy Star label is displayed on a brand new refrigerator at a Best Buy store March 26, 2010 in Marin City, California. Government investigators from the General Accountability Office has concluded that the Environmental Protection Agency and the Energy Department run Energy Star program is susceptible to fraud and abuse. Investigators attempted to get Energy Star certification for 20 fake products, including a gasoline powered alarm clock, which was approved along with 14 other phony appliances. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

    Currently shopping for home appliances? If you purchase an ENERGY STAR energy-efficient product or renewable energy system, you may be in luck. The federal government is offering tax credits on many of these energy efficient products. In addition, Pennsylvania and surrounding states have started rebate programs to help consumers rid themselves of old, inefficient appliances, and replace them with qualified ENERGY STAR appliances.

    Tax Credit for 30% of cost up to $1,500. Expires December 31, 2010 and only eligible on existing homes and principal residences:
    · Biomass stoves
    · Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning (HVAC)
    · Insulation
    · Roofs (Metal & Asphalt)
    · Water Heaters (non-solar)
    · Windows & Doors

    Tax Credit for 30% of cost with no upper limit. Expires December 31, 2016 and eligible on existing homes, new construction, principle and secondary residences, but not rentals:
    · Geothermal Heat Pumps
    · Small Wind Turbines (Residential)
    · Solar Energy Systems

    Tax Credit for 30% of the cost, up to $500 per .5kW of power capacity. Expires December 31, 2016 and eligible on principal residences, whether existing or new construction. Rental and second homes do not apply:
    · Fuel Cells (Residential Fuel Cell and Microturbine System)

    Details on what is included in the Federal Tax Credit.

    How to apply for your Federal Tax Credit.

    Products eligible for state rebate listed below:
     
    Pennsylvania
    · Gas storage water heaters
    · Gas tankless water heaters
    · Oil furnaces
    · Gas furnaces
    · Oil boilers
    · Gas boilers
     
    New Jersey
    · Refrigerators
    · Clothes washers
    · Dishwashers
    · Gas storage water heaters
    · Gas tankless water heaters
    · Electric heat pump water heaters
    · Solar water heaters
    · Oil furnaces
    · Propane furnaces
    · Propane boilers
    · Oil boilers
    · Central air conditioners
    · Air source heat pumps
    · Geothermal heat pumps
     
    Delaware
    · Gas furnaces
    · Gas boilers
    · Oil furnaces
    · Oil boilers
    · Central air conditioners
    · Air source heat pumps
    · Refrigerators
    · Freezers
    · Clothes washers
    · Dishwashers
    · Room air conditioners
    · Gas storage water heaters
    · Gas tankless water heaters

    More information about ENERGY STAR state rebates.