Looking to cut your energy costs, make your home safer, and help protect your community and the planet? Take control of your energy future with the help of President Biden’s Investing in America plan. From stopping energy waste that throws your hard-earned money away to making it more affordable than ever to upgrade to clean energy technology, there are a range of clean energy and energy-efficient solutions for homeowners. 

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Don’t know where to start? Consider scheduling a professional home energy audit to get a room-by-room assessment of your energy use and loss.

Upgrading to clean technology without first ensuring that your home is properly weatherized, or protected against energy loss, can undercut your efforts and eat into your potential savings. A home energy audit will give you a personalized roadmap, tailored to your home and environment, that will help you get the most bang for your buck. 

Through President Biden’s Investing in America plan, you may be eligible for a 30% tax credit (up to $150) on your professional home energy audit. To claim this credit, simply submit IRS Form 5695 when filing your 2023-2032 taxes.  

See how Christine from Salt Lake City took advantage of a home energy audit and weatherization improvements to cut her energy bills and make her home safer and more comfortable.

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Secretary Granholm visits a homeowner in Utah and discusses the benefits of home weatherization.
Video courtesy of the U.S. Department of Energy

Other Resources:

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP), through state and local agencies, helps low-income households reduce their energy costs and make their homes safer and more comfortable through energy efficiency improvements. Since 1976, more than 7 million families have improved their quality of life through the WAP. Households eligible to participate in the WAP save on average $372 or more per year. Learn more about applying for weatherization assistance >> 

Administered by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), LIHEAP helps lower-income households reduce the costs associated with home energy bills, energy crises, weatherization, and minor energy-related home repairs. Learn more and see if you qualify through the LIHEAP Clearinghouse website >> 

Incentives for Homeowners:

Learn more about the tax credits and rebates available to homeowners through President Biden’s Investing in America plan. Visit the ENERGYSTAR tax credit information page for information on tax credits for work undertaken in 2022 or before. 

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