Category Archives: Rebates

Tax Credits for Energy Efficiency

If you recently purchased an energy-efficient product or renewable energy system for your home, you may be eligible for a federal tax credit. While some energy efficiency tax credits are only available through 2011, others such as installing a Geothermal … Continue reading

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Save Money on Next Year’s Taxes with Energy Efficiency Improvements to Your Home Today

If you missed out of any of the 2010 tax credits for energy efficiency upgrades to your home don’t worry because there are a lot of money and energy saving incentives you can take advantage of in 2011. For example, … Continue reading

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What To Expect This Coming Winter, And What You Can Do To Save Money

East Cost residents shouldn’t expect another “Snowmageddon,” but the Department of Energy is predicting most people will pay roughly the same amount for heat this winter as they did last year. So act now and try to save money this … Continue reading

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How Water Heaters are Rated

If you are looking at buying a new water heater,  the best way to compare models is by looking at the Energy Factor (EF) rating. If you look for a yellow tag on the side of the water heater, standard … Continue reading

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Looking at Replacing Your Clunky Old Washer or Refrigerator?

Well not only would a new ENERGY STAR rated model save you money on your electric bill but you could also score a $250 rebate! Under the federal stimulus act, the government has allocated $300 million to the states and … Continue reading

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Cooling the Bill on Water Heaters

On average, water heating makes up about 14- to 16-percent of a home’s annual energy bill so here are some tips to help you save energy. Make sure your water heater is set to the lowest point, say 120-degrees. For … Continue reading

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Looking for Home Energy Efficiency Improvement Tax Credits

Consumers who purchase and install specific products, such as energy-efficient windows, insulation, doors, roofs, and heating and cooling equipment in existing homes can receive a tax credit for 30-percent of the cost, up to $1,500, for improvements “placed in service” … Continue reading

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