Resources

US Department of Energy Tax Breaks

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 extended many consumer tax incentives originally introduced in the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPACT) and amended in the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 (P.L. 110-343). See the summary of the energy tax incentives included in the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008. www.energy.gov

Federal Tax Credits for Consumer Energy Efficiency

If you purchase an energy-efficient product or renewable energy system for your home, you may be eligible for a federal tax credit. Below you will find an overview of the federal tax credits for energy efficiency. www.energystar.gov

Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency

DSIRE is a comprehensive source of information on state, local, utility and federal incentives and policies that promote renewable energy and energy efficiency. Established in 1995 and funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, DSIRE is an ongoing project of the N.C. Solar Center and the Interstate Renewable Energy Council. www.dsireusa.org

National Energy Saving Coalition

We are a diverse group of organizations committed to federal public policy that promotes clean, sustainable, efficient energy. Strong public policy will help lower consumers’ energy costs and create new, varied green jobs in every county in the U.S. We know the potential of the clean energy economy – we work in it every day! www.nationalsaveenergycoalition.org

U.S. Green Building Council

The U.S. Green Building Council is a 501(c)(3) non-profit community of leaders working to make green buildings available to everyone within a generation. www.usgbc.org

The Building Performance Institute

We are a national standards development and credentialing organization for residential energy efficiency retrofit work – providing training through a network of training affiliate organizations, individual certifications, company accreditations and quality assurance programs. www.bpi.org

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