HVAC Tax Incentives – Local and Federal
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- 2007 Federal Tax Incentives
- Tax Incentives Assistance Project (TIAP) / IRS forms
- American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy
- DSIRE is a comprehensive source for state, local, utility, and federal incentives, that promote renewable energy and energy efficiency
- Oregon Residential Energy Tax Credit Brochure
- Oregon Department of Energy Tax Incentives – Furnances, Boilers & Air Handlers
- Oregon Department of Energy Tax Incentives – Air Conditioners
- Oregon Department of Energy Tax Incentives – Heat Pumps
Oregon Department of Energy Heating & Cooling Tips
625 Marion St. NE/Salem, OR 97301-3742 -Phone (503) 378-4040
- Tune-up your furnace and air conditioner to make sure they run as efficiently as possible.
- Turn up your air conditioner thermostat to 78 degrees F. when you are at home and to 85 degrees F. when you are away from home.
- Turn off your air conditioner when you are not at home.
- Use a programmable thermostat to set your furnace/air conditioner to come on 30 minutes before your arrive home.
- Clean or replace your air conditioner filters once a month.
- Insulate your attic, walls and crawl spaces.
- Find and seal air leaks with caulking or weather-stripping.
- Replace your windows with energy-efficient windows.
- Shade west-facing windows with awnings and trees. Exterior shading is more effective than interior shading.
- For unshaded windows, draw curtains and use reflective blinds.
- Don’t block registers, baseboard radiators or cold air returns.
- Close chimney dampers when you don’t have a fire.
- During cooler weather, set your thermostat to 68 degrees F. during the day and 55 degrees F. at night or when you are not at home.
- Consider an air conditioner alternative such as window fans, ceiling fans or building fans that use much less power.