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Thursday, June 23rd, 2011 | Author:

Last December President Obama signed into law the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Re-authorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010.

According to this law taxpayers that own their own homes can get a tax credit if they install energy efficient windows, doors and/or skylights into their homes.

To be eligible to receive the tax benefits the windows, skylights and doors must:

•    Conform to all the Energy Star Program requirements.
•    Be put into the main residence of the taxpayer.
•    Be added to the home before the date of December 31, 2011.

The tax credit is 10% of the cost of the product, not including installation and cannot exceed:

  • $200 for either windows or skylights
  • $500 for doors

IDT Energy recommends taking advantage of these tax credits in order to lower your energy usage during the year and thus saving money on your energy bill.

Monday, March 28th, 2011 | Author:

The Energy Star label helps consumers to make more energy efficient choices when they purchase new appliances and other electric products. IDT Energy recommends that you view this short video to get a better understanding of what the Energy Star label is all about, and start saving electricity and money on your electric bill.