Raise you home's energy efficiency to lower your federal taxes


At the conclusion of the 113th Congress, The Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014 was passed. This Act creates a retroactive opportunity for homeowners who upgraded their insulation in 2014 to take a federal tax credit on their 2015 returns. The credit is up to 10% of the cost of the insulation with a maximum lifetime credit of $500.


According to the ENERGY STAR® program, installing adequate insulation or adding a solar reflective roof can save you money on utility bills. And you'll be reducing your carbon footprint by using less oil, gas and electricity.


How energy efficient is your home?
Adding CertainTeed Insulation can help keep temperatures in your home comfortable and consistent, reduce strain on HVAC systems, and lower your monthly energy bills. Use the tools below to find out how, and how much you can save! *



Upgrading your home's insulation can make a real difference in your heating and cooling bills. Find out how much you could save.


Save additional money when buying insulation by taking advantage of the many rebates and incentives offered by government agencies and utilities. Calculate your potential saving using our Rebates & Incentives tool.


Find out the recommended R-Values for different areas of your home that will improve overall energy efficiency and reduce monthly energy bills, using out Insulation Calculator.
* Savings vary. Higher R-Values mean greater insulating power.


More Information
Visit the websites below for more information on increasing the energy efficiency of your home and more ways you can save money:


ENERGY STAR can help you with conducting home energy audits. Check out the Tax Credit Information.


The US Department of Energy can help you calculate R-values in your area.


Stay on top of energy costs with the Alliance to Save Energy.


Learn more about the benefits of cool roofs from the Cool Roofs Rating Council.


View a table or map of state, local, utility, and federal incentives for renewable energy and energy efficiency on the Database of State Incentives for Renewable Energy (DSIRE).



CertainTeed Insulation saves you money on utility bills*.

Proper insulation reduces energy use and saves you money. Whether its fiber glass batts and rolls, blowing wool or spray foam, CertainTeed has the right insulation for your home and climate.

Watch the Today Show how-to segment on adding insulation to your attic featuring CertainTeed (links to the Today Show website).

Learn more about Insulation and the Energy Tax Credit. »

*Energy savings vary. Find out why in the seller's fact sheet on R-values (the sheet can be obtained from your distributor, retailer or contractor). High R-Values mean greater insulating power.


CertainTeed cool roofing products form a barrier between the sun and your energy bills by reducing your roof's temperature during the hottest months of the year. And that means lower energy costs (energy savings vary). Plus, each of CertainTeed's cool roofing products, Landmark Solaris™ Series (all colors), Landmark PRO (Silver Birch), Landmark™ (Silver Birch and Mist White), Star White in our CT20™, XT25™, XT30™ product lines, CoolStar low low-slope roofing, and our white granule low-slope roofing products when installed on slopes ≤ 2"/12" qualify for a rebate under the American Tax Payer Relief Act of 2012.

Weather Resistant Barrier

Proper installation of CertaWrap™ reduces exposure to moisture and helps to protect against mold growth on your sheathing. CertainTeed contributes to energy efficiency, air quality and overall comfort of healthy living environments while maintaining environmentally sound operating and manufacturing practices.

CertaWrap qualifies for a rebate under the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization and Job Creation Act of 2010 (H.R. 4853)

CertainTeed CertaWrap, CertaTape and CertaFlash (BA and Flex), when installed as part of an Insulation System, are “Eligible Building Envelope Components” and are key components.

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