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Federal Tax Credits for Consumer Energy Efficiency

energy star appliances are part of green construction

There are still federal tax credits available to consumers who purchase certain energy-efficient products.  The Energy Star website has a list of the products that are available for tax credits, and the amounts.  They also note that not all energy efficient products will necessarily qualify.

“ENERGY STAR distinguishes energy efficient products which, although they may cost more to purchase than standard models, will pay you back in lower energy bills within a reasonable amount of time, without a tax credit.”Continue reading…

Recyclable, Sustainable Building Materials from AZEK

recyclable and sustainable building products from AZEK

Keith is a Certified Green Building Professional already committed to using such cutting-edge green products as Mold Defense GREENGUARD, an interior gypsum that contains low-emission and recycled materials, and HEATLOK SOY, an energy-efficient polyurethane spray foam that uses recycled rigid plastic waste and soy.

In his search for equally green high quality exterior products for his home improvement services, he found AZEK more than filled the bill.Continue reading…