How the Economic Stimulus Plan Helps Homeowners Los Angeles, Calif. (PRWEB) February 18, 2009 — On February 17th, 2009, the President signed into law the American Recovery Reinvestment Act of 2009 there are helpful provisions included for the American homeowner. HB Building Design helps homeowners complete home improvement projects they have evaluated the benefits of this new plan.
These tax credits are designed to increase dem for green products, create more American jobs, cut greenhouse gas emissions, give homeowners more disposable income with lower utility bills. Homeowners will be able to save 30%, up to $1,500, on energy efficient windows, doors, appliances, heating systems or alternative energy products if they are installed within the next two years. The installations must be for the homeowner’s primary residence.
All the home improvement products have energy-efficiency requirements. For example, replacement windows must have a u-factor at 0.30 or below SHGC at 0.30 or below to earn the tax credit. The type of products eligiblefor these tax credits include (with links to more information about them), but are not limited to:
A copy of the current 2009 PG&E California rebate form can be found here. Each state’s energy agency has its own form, so depending on where you live, you will need to contact your local energy provider for new ‘interim’ forms for 2009.
Contact HB Building Design to upgrade your Windows, Doors, Plumbing fixtures, Skylights bring in some great new energy savings, as well as rebates to you for fixing the hungry energy hogs in your home!