Who Can Use the Energy Tax Credit?
Homeowners that complete qualified energy-efficient improvements to their principal residence, including a renovation or addition to their existing home. The home must be in the United States and can include a house, houseboat, mobile home, cooperative apartment, condominium, and manufactured home. New construction homes and rentals are not eligible.
Annual Energy Tax Credit Limits
The Energy Efficient Home Improvement Tax Credit has no lifetime limitation. The annual maximum allows $1,200 in tax credits for all qualifying building envelope components—$1100 for windows and doors. You can maximize your federal tax credit savings each year by making eligible home improvements over time. Visit energystar.gov and irs.gov for additional energy tax credit details, restrictions and limitations.
How to qualify for the energy tax credit.*
- Purchase and install ENERGY STAR Most Efficient certified Ply Gem windows or ENERGY STAR certified Ply Gem patio doors between January 1, 2023, and December 31, 2032.
- Save your purchase documentation, including your sales receipt, a copy of the Ply Gem Manufacturer’s Certification Statement and NFRC Ratings/ENERGY STAR product performance verification. The window/door NFRC Ratings and ENERGY STAR qualification information is printed on the Ply Gem NFRC Label adhered to your window/door.
- Finally, claim the credit when you file your taxes for the applicable tax year.