The Mary Stoe Team at Howard Hanna Real Estate Services     2333 N. Triphammer Rd, Ithaca, NY

 

 

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Your HOMEOWNER’s GUIDE to GREEN INCENTIVES and RESOURCES  

 


 

 

 

 

Did you know the cost of green improvements to your home can be significantly offset through federal, state, local, and utility credits and incentives?

 
   Sources for Tax Credits & Incentives
FEDERAL

      Federal Tax Credits for Energy Efficiency - Two ways to live more comfortably…become energy efficient and receive a tax credit. Improvements / Purchases made in 2009 will be claimed on your 2009 taxes (filed by April 15, 2010) — use IRS Tax Form 5695 (2009 version) — it will be available late 2009 or early 2010
      Tax Incentives Assistance Project (TIAP) - from the car you drive to the home you live in, find out what incentives and credits may be available.
      TIAP Brochure: Residential Energy Efficiency Incentives - find out more about the federal tax credits available to homeowners.
 
STATE

      Database for State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE) - State-by-State guide to financial incentives, rules, regulations and policies plus additional resources and initiatives.
      US Department of Energy - Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) - State-by-State news about advances in renewable energy and energy efficiency and links to Web sites published by DOE's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) that have state-specific information.
      Programs that Work - programs that help homeowners, renters, multifamily building owners, and contractors become more energy efficient.
      NY State Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Program - this rebate program is similar to the cash-for-clunkers program and was approved by DOE on December 1, 2009.
 
LOCAL
 
      Ithaca Neighborhood Housing Services (INHS) - Energy and repair loans, grants, FAQ's and other information and assistance for homeowners anywhere in Tompkins County, NY.

UTILITY
 
      NYSEG: Using Energy Wisely - Be energy smart and money wise!

 
 
(we cannot provide tax advice and suggest you contact a tax professional with any questions specific to your situation.)
 

Did you know special financing and funding is available for green home purchase and improvements?

 
   Financing and Funding for Green Homes and Improvements - increase your comfort and save money when buying, selling, refinancing or remodeling your home.
      Energy Efficient Mortgages (EEM) - from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
      Energy Efficient Mortgages (EEM) - from Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET).
      Green Financing Programs - for home buyers and investors from myEnergyLoan
   All Things Green - Being green is being more than just energy efficient.
      Green Home Tips - "Would you spend under $200 to save over $1,000?" Tips on Saving Money and The Environment...plus creating a Healthier Home.
      Family Guide to Going Green - "What's the big deal about a burger?" Find out in this handy guide along with tips for living green.
      Finger Lakes ReUse - a community-oriented ReUse Center dedicated to helping the Finger Lakes region benefit from reuse.