Is there a tax credit for electric heat pump water heaters?

The tax credit for Electric Heat Pump Water Heaters is effective through December 31, 2013.

How much:



Must be installed in your "principal residence" between January 1, 2011 and December 31, 2013.


Must have an Energy Factor at least 2.0.

There is no tax credit for electric storage tank or electric tankless water heaters, nor can they earn the ENERGY STAR. Why not?

Find qualified models:

All ENERGY STAR qualified Electric Heat Pump Water Heaters qualify for the tax credit.

How to apply:

File Tax Form 5695 with your tax return.

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