Calculator ImageDid you make energy efficiency improvements to your home in 2016? You may be eligible for a federal tax credit that expired on December 31, 2016. Eligible improvements include building envelope improvements, such as upgraded building insulation; exterior doors;  windows or roofs, as well as new high-efficiency heating, cooling and water-heating equipment installations.

Did you add any renewable energy to you home? There are also tax credits available for those technologies.

Learn more at energy.gov/energysaver about specific products and technologies that have available tax credits and the eligibility details.

Want to learn more about how you can save energy and money in your home on a daily basis? Visit our website or contact Sarah Edwards at sarah.edwards@cookcountyil.gov for more information on smart meter and energy efficiency programs.