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10 Benefits of a Passive House


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Rebates and Tax Credits

While specific tax incentives vary from year to year and place to place, you may be eligible for a number of federal, state and local energy tax credits when you retrofit your existing home to passive house standards, or build a new energy-efficient home such as a passive house.

Some states, municipalities and utility companies also offer grants, rebates or low-interest loans to help you cover the cost of purchasing and installing new energy-efficient materials, appliances and structures. Web sites such as EnergySavvy.com and the Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency make it easy to search for the credits and rebates available in your area.


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