These are the new efficiency standards required in order to apply for the tax credits for 2011:
- Furnaces ($150): must have at least a 95% AFUE (*oil furnaces and boilers returned to the single furnace category at 95% AFUE)
- Advanced main air circulating fan ($50): must utilize less than 2% of a furnace’s total energy consumption
- Central air conditioner ($300): must have a SEER of at least 16 and an EER of at least 13
- Electric heat pump ($300): must have at least an HSPF of 9, SEER of 16, and EER of 13
John Betlem Heating & Cooling has many system combinations that qualify for federal tax credits. To find out what’s best for your home, check with a consultant from John Betlem Heating & Cooling.