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Green-Up Your Home with Energy-Saving Home Improvements

Spring is Here! ~ Don’t forget to “Green-Up” your home!

On February 17, 2009, President Obama signed a stimulus bill (The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009) that made some significant changes to the energy efficiency tax credits.

If you want to make your home more energy efficient:
The 10 percent tax credit for energy-saving home improvements climbs to 30 percent and is extended through 2010. Many improvements may qualify for the credit, including energy-efficient windows, outer doors, water heaters and central air conditioners. (SummitCreditUnion.com)

Head to: http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=products.pr_tax_credits for further information.

Don’t Let the Heat Out!

A quick energy saving tip for you! While you are doing your annual fall home improvements and cleaning around the house, don’t forget about the weather stripping seal on your windows. During the summer, as we open and close our windows, the seals get very dirty. This dirt can cause there to be small gaps