TAX INCENTIVES & LEED
Federal Tax Incentives
The Federal government is taking a lead role in our Energy Conservation/Utilization. There are tax incentives for homeowners, builders & commercial property owners. See www.energystar.com at the bottom left hand corner of the home page under Tax credits for energy Efficiency.
- IRS NOTICE 2006-52 (6/2/06) provides guidance on deductions for energy efficient commercial buildings
- IRS NOTICE 2006-34 (2/21/06) provides guidance on deductions for homeowners
State & Local Incentives
These vary widely between the various state and local governmental entities. See www.dsireusa.org click on the state of interest.
The LEED program is the USGBC third party certification program for the design, construction and operation for green building. Use of our foam can provide potential applicable credits and points in the following areas: www.usgbc.org
- Optimizing Energy Performance
- Reuse of Building
- Construction Waste Management
- Regional Material
- Low-Emitting Materials
- Thermal Comfort
- Innovation in Design