Home Energy Efficiency

Learn how to improve your home's energy efficiency using the resources below. Your home will be more comfortable, you'll save money, and you'll help the environment. Good news: There are significant tax credits available through the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) to help you pay for energy efficiency upgrades to your home. Renters also have access to tax credits for portable energy-saving devices (click on Rebates & Tax Incentives to learn more). 

Note: This resource is provided by the Energy Subcommittee of the City's Sustainability Committee. Readers should check with IRS or tax professionals to be sure they are up to date on documentation of claims and IRA coverage.

Video : How to Make Your Home More Comfortable, Eco-Friendly & Affordable

The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 is intended to drive significant adoption of new clean electricity resources in homes and businesses, and it offers funding, programs and financial incentives to do so. Watch the the recent event How to Make Your Home More Comfortable, Eco-Friendly & Affordable to learn how this law will help make your home more comfortable, eco-friendly and affordable, beginning with a home energy audit. Moderators Alberto Alas, AIA, LEED Architect, Alas Consulting; Martin Berry, Certified Energy Auditor, President, Berry Insulation. Sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Cleveland.

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