Your 2016 Energy Tax Credit For Shutters Installed In San Diego, CA When you buy new shutters in 2016, you maybe be able to enjoy more than just the elegant look of the window treatment. Depending on the product, you can take advantage of tax credits! If you bought the Polywood Shutter Insulating System from Sunburst Shutters San Diego in 2016, you may be eligible for the 2016 Federal Energy Tax Credit. And contact your tax specialist for any other questions about this tax credit. Which Sunburst Shutters San Diego Product Qualifies For The 2016 Energy Tax Credit? Polywood® Shutter Insulating Systems qualify for the Federal Tax Credit under the category of “Insulating Products.” Polywood is specifically designed to reduce heat loss or gain in a home or building and meets the requirements established for insulating systems as set forth by the IRS and IECC. How Much Is The 2016 Energy Tax Credit For Polywood Shutters? Californians may be eligible for a tax credit for energy efficient window treatments of 10% of the cost, up to a maximum credit of $500. This credit is exclusive to Polywood Shutters installed between January 1, 2016 and December 31, 2016. How Do Polywood Shutters Result In Energy Savings? Polywood shutters are made from a synthetic material created with energy savings in mind. We included weather stripping on the vertical sides of the panel so that the shutters block out heat gain or loss when closed. No other plantation shutters in San Diego, CA has these these features! Polywood shutters diminish airflow by up to 45%. They block temperature by 30 degrees. And they’re tested and found to improve the solar heat gain, R Value, and U Factor of any window. This results in your heating system not having to work quite as hard to sustain your home at a comfortable temperature - and substantial energy savings for you! Read more about Polywood and what makes it the most energy efficient plantation shutter in San Diego. Steps To Obtain Your 2016 Energy Tax Credit, San Diego! For the 2016 credit, you must have purchased and had us install the Polywood Shutter Insulating System for your existing home between January 1, 2016 and December 31, 2016. Print the Polywood 2016 Manufacturer’s Certification Statement. Fill out the information on the certificate. Attach your sales receipt that shows the amount paid for the product. Print and complete the IRS form 5695 and take all items to your tax preparer for submission. Sunburst Shutters & Window Fashions is not a tax preparer or advisor and cannot make recommendations to assist taxpayers in obtaining tax credits. All taxpayers are advised to consult with a licensed tax professional concerning their tax status and their ability to apply for or receive a tax credit as part of the Federal Tax Credit for Energy Efficiency.