Disclaimer: This information is intended to serve as a guide. CET does not profess tax expertise.
Always seek assistance from a qualified tax professional before taking any action.
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Energy Financial Incentives Available in Massachusetts
CET has compiled this outline of financial incentives available for energy efficiency and renewable energy
improvements. Energy efficiency improvements are the most cost-effective way to reduce your energy
usage, and should always be implemented first. Check with your utility company for updates, as changes
frequently occur. This document is also at www.cetonline.org where links can be directly accessed.
Federal Residential Energy Efficiency Personal Tax Credits
30% of cost of qualified energy efficiency improvements purchased between 1/1/09 and 12/31/10 for the building
envelope and for new high efficiency heating, cooling and water heating systems. Improvements and equipment
must serve an existing residence owned and used by the taxpayer as a primary residence. The maximum credit
for all improvements combined is $1,500.
For more information: www.dsireusa.org
Home Energy Assessment and Efficient Improvements
MassSAVE, sponsored by electric and gas utilities, offers 75% savings (up to $2000 depending on utility
company service territory) on eligible home energy efficiency upgrades such as adding insulation and sealing air
leaks. You may also qualify for a 0% interest loan up to $15,000 for efficiency measures such as insulation, air
sealing, high efficiency heating systems, solar hot water and more. Begin with a no-cost home energy audit.
For more information: Mass SAVE 1-866-527-7283 or www.masssave.com
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