Tax Credits are Great Incentives to Go Green Now!
There’s never been a better time to “go green.” Federal tax credits for energy efficiency (available through 2009 and 2010) are amazing incentives to build energy efficient homes and upgrade existing homes.
Through 2010 existing home owners can save 30 percent of the cost of upgrades, up to $1,500, according to the US Environmental Protection Agency and US Department of Energy’s Energy Star program.
The concept of building an environmentally friendly home or business is more than just a passing political fad. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, buildings have a tremendous impact on energy consumption and the natural environment.
Following are statistics reported by the EPA online:
In the United States, buildings account for:
There’s no news like good news and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke delivered some great news to a gathering of financial gurus in Jackson Hole, Wyo. Friday (Aug. 21) according to an Associated Press report released Friday morning.
Bernanke told participants at a conference sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City that the U.S. economy is on the verge of recovery. While optimistic about the future of the U.S. economy, Bernanke emphasized the importance of continued (more…)