Tax Credits

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Tax Credit-Qualifying Windows From Ply Gem

Ply Gem. Online features, primarily for consumers, include a window search tool and a viewable/downloadable brochure about glass technology; all windows qualify for tax credits. A software program for dealers includes the ability to simulate or confirm performance values and options. A special kit helps pros explain the tax credit to customers and includes a leave-behind to assist homeowners with claim paperwork. Pictured: Mira Premium series. 800.999.8400. www.plygemwindows.com. More

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Website With Tax Credit Assistance From Pella

Pella. The companys Web site provides information about basic performance options and benefits the best use of its Insulshield windows energy tax credits and a complete list of products that qualify for those credits. Its Architectural Services Division also offers consultations and tools to select products. Pictured: Architect and Designer series casement and fixed units. 800.374.4758. www.pella.com. More

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Energy Performance Window Package From Andersen

Andersen. The EcoExcel energy performance package includes all windows that qualify for the federal energy tax credit and an online service to verify compliance with the tax credit and save the manufacturer’s certification statement. Andersen also sponsors “Windows in Sustainable Design: Design Principles and Federal Tax Incentives,” an AIA-approved continuing education course at www.architectces.com. Pictured: 400 Series Woodwright double-hung windows with Low-E4 glass. 800.426.4261. www.andersenwindows.com. More

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Weatherization Incentives Offer New Opportunities for Building Pros

Maine remodeler offers advice for diversifying into home energy retrofits. More

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More Architects Are Working From Home to Save Money

If you've considered abandoning your commercial digs for the comfort and low overhead of home, you're not alone. The number of home-based entrepreneurs is likely to boom over the next few years. More

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Product Review: Clothes Washers

Special cycles, smart sensors, and new designs help the latest crop of washers save more energy and water than ever before. More

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Incentives Create Rewards for Green-building and Energy-efficiency Programs

The recent passage of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) has appropriated billions of dollars to support green-building projects. More

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Illuminating Change

The Obama agenda holds bright promise for lighting More

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how to find cash back for building green

NAHB Green Building Conference Coverage: Former builder Pieter VanderWerf told attendees thousands of free dollars are available to builders of eco-friendly homes. More

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Germany Offers Lessons About Harnessing Solar Power

In 2007, the U.S. installed approximately 150 megawatts of solar photovoltaic power—a 45 percent increase compared with 2006 and a testament to the power of green-building rating systems, tax credits and other renewable-energy incentives. More

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