2016 HVAC Federal Tax Credits for Energy
Did you know you can receive tax credit for installing a new energy efficient system in your Utah home? That’s right—if you installed a new HVAC system after January 1, 2011 you could get money back after filing it on your taxes!
Systems that are energy efficient and meet a set of requirements are eligible to receive a tax credit. Learn more about this criteria below or call Mountain Air for specific details.
Federal Tax Credits—Air Conditioning
If you have installed a new AC unit after January 1, 2011, you could receive tax credit. The best way to find out if your new unit is tax eligible is to ask your HVAC contractor. However, air conditioners that are ENERGY STAR® qualified and meet the following requirements may receive this credit:
- SEER must be greater than or equal to 16
- EER must be greater than or equal to 13
- SEER must be greater than or equal to 14
- EER must be greater than or equal to 12
Tax credit can be up to $300 and must filed before December 31, 2016.
Federal Tax Credits—Natural Gas, Propane, or Oil Furnace & Fan
If you installed a new heating unit after January 1, 2011, you could receive a tax credit. Heating systems that are ENERGY STAR® qualified and meet the following requirements may receive this credit:
- AFUE must be greater than or equal to 95 on the furnace
- The main air circulating fan must use less than 2% of annual electricity
Tax credits for an energy efficient furnace can be up to $150 and $50 for an advanced main air circulating fan. Note that not all ENERGY STAR® products will quality for the tax credit. Please contact your installation contractor to get specific information about your product and to determine if it meets the requirements.
Install New Energy Efficient HVAC Units in Utah
If you are thinking about installing a new energy efficient air conditioner or heating unit this year, why not get money back for your purchase? Call Mountain Air to decide which unit would be best for your needs and budget and which ones meet the federal tax credit requirements.
We are a professional HVAC company located in Ogden, UT and provide an array of services for heating and cooling units, including:
Schedule an installation today and file before December 31, 2016 to get tax credit. Contact us today!