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Manufactured homes are one type of home that may require special considerations for energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies. | Photo courtesy of Florida Solar Energy Center.

Manufactured homes are one type of home that may require special considerations for energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies. | Photo courtesy of Florida Solar Energy Center.

Some types of homes may require different considerations when it comes to energy efficiency. You may be wondering how to improve the efficiency of an apartment, manufactured home, or home you don't own, or you may be considering a home with unique design characteristics, such as a log home or earth-sheltered home.

Explore energy-saving information for the following types of homes:

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Rebates & Tax Credits

Federal tax credits for the following products expired at the end of 2016:
 

  • Insulation materials
  • Windows, doors, and skylights
  • Efficient roofs
  • Heating, cooling, and water heating equipment.

If you made these improvements in 2015 or 2016, file form 5695 with your taxes to claim the credit.
Learn more about the tax credits and find state or local incentives.