Besides the federal energy efficiency tax credits, there are state and municipal incentives available for making your home energy efficient. These financial incentives are in addition to the federal tax credits and apply to a wide range of home improvements, including roof replacement, exterior siding, replacement windows and exterior door replacements. Various state incentives for energy efficient home improvements in Ohio’s areas served by the Roofing Annex, are available, as well as municipal incentives for certain communities.
Statewide Home Energy Efficiency Incentives
In Ohio, the Energy Conservation for Ohioans, more commonly known as Eco-Link, provides low-interest loans for home energy improvements. Loans up to $25,000 are available for a number of projects, including roofing, insulation, windows and doors.
Also in Ohio, Dominion East Ohio offers a Home Performance with Energy Star program that provides a utility rebate for energy efficiency improvements. Homeowners installing Energy Star-rated replacement windows receive $5 per window and $30 for energy efficient exterior doors.
In , the Energy Impact program offers low-interest loans for home improvement projects that reduce energy usage. Included in the program are replacement windows that meet Energy Star requirements. The amount of the loans varies by lender.
Municipal Incentives for Residential Energy Efficiency
In Cincinnati, Ohio, the Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance has a residential loan program that provides low-interest loans for energy efficient upgrades that include windows and doors. Loans are available from $2,500 to $20,000.
Residents of Hamilton County, Ohio, can take advantage of the Hamilton County Home Improvement Program, which offers property owners low-interest loans up to $50,000 to repair and remodel their homes or rental property. Among the home improvements that qualify for the loan program are roofs, gutters, siding, windows and doors.
Also for Hamilton County residents, the Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance has a Residential Home Performance Program. It offers incentives up to $500 for improvements that reduce energy consumption by 15 percent. Under the program, replacement windows and doors qualify for a $250 rebate.
In Forest Park, Ohio, residents can receive a cash incentive of up to 35 percent of home energy improvement costs under the Residential Energy Efficiency Program. A $250 subsidy is available for replacement of windows and doors.
Roofing Annex Home Improvement Services
The Roofing Annex provides roofing, windows and doors and expert installation for new homes and existing homes. And because we live in and serve the communities of Ohio, we know all about current federal, state and municipal incentives available to homeowners who are making energy efficient improvements to their roofing, windows and doors. We’ll connect you to the right resources and provide you with the necessary documentation to ensure you receive your financial incentives for making energy efficient home improvements.
Get in touch with the Roofing Annex today and learn more about how you can save on your energy bills, plus get money back for making your home more energy efficient with a new roof, windows and doors.