No, solar energy products are not currently eligible to earn the ENERGY STAR label, as they do not yet meet the criteria in the ENERGY STAR Guiding Principles. For more information on solar, we recommend: DOE's Solar Energy Technology Program Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (including Solar) Buy Green Power Tax credits are available for qualified solar water heating and photovoltaic systems. The credits are available for systems "placed in service" from January 1, 2006 through December 31, 2021. The tax credit is for 30% of the cost of the system. More information.
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ENERGY STAR products are independently certified to save energy without sacrificing features or functionality. Saving energy helps prevent climate change. Look for the ENERGY STAR label to save money on your energy bills and help protect our environment.
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Improving your home's energy efficiency with ENERGY STAR can help to lower high energy bills, improve comfort and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Learn about the many ways to save in your home and track your progress with "My ENERGY STAR" - your new dashboard to savings.
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A new home that has earned the ENERGY STAR label has undergone a process of inspections, testing, and verification to meet strict requirements set by the US EPA. ENERGY STAR certified homes use 15-30% less energy than typical new homes while delivering better comfort, quality, and durability.
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