When deciding about going green, solar panels for homes is an alternative power source you should consider. Though they need an initial investment, they can bring back that investment in the first few months of producing power. Eventually your home and your pocketbook will be greener. This choice is being considered often now because of the high cost of energy, and the present state of our economy.
At the moment, when purchasing energy saving replacement windows, you can get a federal income tax credit equal to around thirty percent of the worth of the product or fifteen hundred dollars, whichever comes first; this is higher than the five hundred dollar credit of 2007. Based on the stimulus bill signed by our current president, this excellent tax credit for replacement windows will be available for you to use in 2009 and 2010. If you want to take advantage of this energy tax rebate, you have to choose windows that meet or beat the “thirty/thirty” standards laid out in the plan.