13 Jan '13, 1am

Fiscal Cliff Bill Extends Home Energy Efficiency Tax Credits for Businesses and Homeowners - Renovate your home today!

The 2006 edition of the IECC contains several structural changes to make the code easier to apply, and adjusted some of the technical requirements. However, as determined by the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the revisions did not change significantly the level of energy efficiency from the 2003 edition. Therefore, although it is important to be aware of the technical changes, properties that would have qualified for the prior version of the §45L credit will likely meet the energy efficiency requirements of the new standard. This will disappoint many critics of the §45L tax credit, who have argued that it is not stringent enough from an energy efficiency perspective.

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