27 Dec '13, 7pm

GREEN BUILDING INCENTIVES in Florida

Ten years ago, shopping for home upgrades involved looking at a product’s functionality and aesthetics. Now, there's a third consideration: energy efficiency. Today, the products most touted by manufacturers and retailers are those that are Energy Star-certified and those that meet new federal environmental standards. Most of these appliances and other products come with higher price tags than their counterparts but help lower heating and cooling bills. In addition, the government is offering a federal tax credit of up to $1,500 on energy-efficient home upgrades. Many of the tax breaks -- including those on eligible insulation, roofs and windows and doors -- are set to expire at the end of this year. But others run through Dec. 31, 2016.

Full article: http://www.floridagreenbuilding.org/incentives

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