Federal HVAC Credit

Available for equipment purchased and installed in 2012 - 2016

In 2015, the U.S. government renewed the 25C tax credit for high-efficiency heating and cooling equipment. This credit is offered as part of a larger energy-efficiency incentive for home improvements.

What it covers

  • Up to 10% of the cost to $500, or a specific amount from $50 to $300
  • $300 maximum credit available for qualifying central Air Conditioners, Heat Pumps, Packaged Units and Ductless Mini-Split Systems
  • $150 maximum credit available for qualifying Furnaces and Boilers
  • *$50.00 tax credit available for the energy efficient ECM blower motors. Advanced main air circulating fan used in a natural gas, propane, or oil furnace. Do not enter more than $50.
  • Qualification details
  • Equipment must be installed in an existing home and your principal residence; rentals or new construction do not qualify
  • If you claimed $500 or more for enhancements to your home’s exterior (windows, doors, skylights, insulation, roofing, etc.) from 2006 to 2014, your HVAC purchase made in 2012-2016 will be ineligible
  • If you claimed $500 or less, you may qualify for a credit, but you may not get the full dollar amount specified