Frequently Asked Questions for Builders About the Energy Efficiency Tax Credits for New Homes

This information is presented to provide general information on the new federal tax credit and is not intended to be an interpretation of eligibility for the tax credit. Please consult with a qualified tax advisor to discuss eligibility.

Q: In general what allows a home to qualify for the tax credit?
A: To meet the energy saving requirements, a home must use no more than 50% of the energy used by a home built to 2004 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) standards.