Energy Efficiency Loans, Grants and Tax Credits
Federal Home Shell Tax Credit - Existing homes are eligible for a series of efficiency measures that pertain to the home envelope, worth 30% of the installed cost (materials only, labor is not included in the credit basis). There is a $1,500 cap on the credit per home, including the amount received for heating, cooling, and water heating equipment.
Federal Tax Credit for Heating and Cooling Equipment – Purchasers of highly efficient heating, cooling, and water heating equipment can take tax credits of 30% of installed cost for purchasing qualifying equipment, as detailed below. There is a $1,500 cap on the credit per home, including the amount received for insulation, windows, air and duct sealing.
Missouri Home Energy Efficiency Tax Deduction – deduction of up to $1,000 or $2,000 over two years. Requires an energy audit, which can be part of deduction.
Energize Missouri Homes Program Guidelines
click here for the program guidelines
Energize Missouri Homes Program - Other energy efficiency and weatherization assistance information is available at the Energize Missouri Homes page at
Most utilities have energy efficiency grants and rebate programs. Check with your local utility.
Weatherization Grants for Low Income Families – Program hires contractors to do weatherization improvements to low income (below 200% of poverty level) homes. Amounts can be as high as $6,500:
Other resources – Additional information can be found at the following web sites: