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Michigan Consumers can save energy – and cash – with new appliances

State using $8.8M of federal funds for efficiency program.

“The state, as part of a national program, is offering rebates ranging from $25 to $100 for consumers who replace old appliances with certain energy-efficient refrigerators, clothes washers and dishwashers.

The program will cover up to $1,200 for a solar water heater.

“It helps if you were on the fence before, thinking about the time to replace,” said Bill LeVeque of G&W Maytag Home Appliance Center. “For those who have to replace, the timing is just right.”

The Michigan Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Program started Wednesday and is expected to provide more than 119,000 rebates.”

http://www.lansingstatejournal.com/article/20100213/NEWS01/2130317

Federal Tax Credits for Consumer Energy Efficiency

If you purchase an energy-efficient product or renewable energy system for your home, you may be eligible for a federal tax credit.

Click below to find an overview of the federal tax credits for energy efficiency.

http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=tax_credits.tx_index

Properly installed energy efficient improvements deliver better protection against cold, heat, drafts, moisture, pollution, and noise. An energy-efficient home helps ensure consistent temperatures between and across rooms, improved indoor air quality, and greater durability.

Cash for Caulkers – Tax Rebates for Going Green

December 30, 2009
We all look forward to this program talking off.  Cash for Caulkers is an attempt to dramatically increase efficiency efforts.  This could stimulate the economy by creating more jobs, as well as help climate change.

“The program contains two parts: money for homeowners for efficiency projects, and money for companies in the renewable energy and efficiency space.”

Here is more information from CNN.com:

http://money.cnn.com/2009/12/08/news/economy/president_energy/index.htm