27 Feb '14, 11pm

...No: Say buh-bye to energy efficiency tax credits?

...No: Say buh-bye to energy efficiency tax credits?

With the goal of simplifying the U.S. tax code, Republican Senator Dave Camp (R-Mich.), chairman of House Ways & Means Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives, released The Tax Reform Act of 2014 this week. Of note to green building advocates: In chipping away the code, Camp's proposal also eliminates a number of building-related energy efficiency credits. Forbes and the National Association of Home Builders have great breakdowns for the general real estate and housing industries, while our sister publication Multifamily Executive drills down on the effects to the multifamily realm. Bloomberg's got overall analysis and general feedback of the plan as a whole. But what's the general scoop for high-performance building professionals? Here's a cheat sheet. Camp's proposal includes eliminating the following credits: Credit for energy-efficient improvements to the envelo...

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