Residential Energy Conservation Tax Credit (District of Columbia)
Last modified on August 6, 2011.
Financial Incentive Program
In the District of Columbia, a tax credit is available to those who purchase high efficiency equipment or an energy efficiency home. If a resident installs or upgrades equipment or insulation in a residence, the following tax credits are available:
- 25% of expenses for double-paned windows, insulation of doors and caulking for windows
- 20% of expenses for energy efficient water, heating and cooling systems and insulation of water heating and existing duct work
- 20% of expenses for insulation of walls, floors and ceilings
- 20% of expenses for major home appliances and ceiling fans
- 15% of expenses for lighting and lighting fixtures
- 10% of expenses for programmable thermostat or lighting controls
If a resident purchases a new home, a 5% tax credit may be taken, up to $2000, if the home is designated as 50% or more efficient than the 1995 model energy code.
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:|| D.C. Code § 47-1806.11
|Contact Name||Taxpayer Assistance|
|Department||DC Office of Tax and Revenue|
|Address||941 North Capitol Street, NE, First Floor|
|Place||Washington, District of Columbia|
|Phone|| (202) 727-4829
- Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.