Posts Tagged ‘ tax incentives ’

Inflation Reduction Act Promotes Renewable Energy, Looks to Drastically Cut Emissions

Aug 15th, 2022

The Inflation Reduction Act passed the House this past week becoming the country’s most ambitious energy and climate policy to date. The legislation paves the way for more clean energy, updated building codes, billions of dollars for communities in need of climate change help as well as providing an array of tax incentives to push […]

NAHB Urges Congress Take Action to Ease Housing Affordability Crisis

Jul 25th, 2022

At a Senate Finance Committee hearing last week regarding the role of tax incentives in affordable housing, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) told Congress that the housing affordability crisis is far-reaching and will require action on several fronts, not just the tax arena. “The housing affordability crisis is the result of failing to […]

Federal Funding Bills Extend Tax Credits

Jan 2nd, 2020

On December 20, 2019, President Donald Trump signed several bipartisan bills extending government funding through fiscal year (FY) 2020. The move has drawn praise from officials for several industry associations reporting that the legislation extends tax credits for energy-efficient windows. “The government funding bills I just signed into law contain big victories for my Administration […]

Current Tax Incentive Updates Leave ASE Unsatisfied

Dec 17th, 2019

The Alliance to Save Energy (ASE) released a statement today expressing its dissatisfaction with legislation moving through congress, suggesting that it fails to include needed reforms to energy efficiency tax incentives for homes and buildings. Amendments added to the Further Consolidated Appropriation Act, 2020 would extend tax incentives until the end of 2020 for meeting […]

Energy Efficiency Gains Support but Issues of Affordability Still Remain

Oct 22nd, 2019

The trend toward energy efficiency continues to sweep the country as represented by the growth over the past year of energy-efficient (EE) jobs by 3.4%, almost half of America’s entire job growth rate, according to a report by E2. And the construction industry is the sector leading the pack. “Green builders” account for more than […]