Solar water heater installation projects by Dick Rosher Plumbing in Miami save energy and qualify for FPL rebates and IRS tax credits. An ENERGY STAR http://www.energystar.gov/ qualified solar water heater system can cut your hot water costs in half and is commonly designed for use with an electric or gas back-up water heater. Evolve your environmental concerns by installing a solar water heater as your contribution towards renewable energy solutions. Purchase and install an ENERGY STAR qualified solar water heater system for your home and reap these benefits.
Save Energy and Money by using solar energy to heat your water. You will cut your water heating costs in half. This means you can save $1,290 or more a year if you combine solar with a backup gas or electric storage water heater instead of using a gas water heater alone. If you have an electric tank water heater for back-up, you'll save big bucks on FPL electricity bills. Households with more hot water consumption will reap greater savings. Your fast return on investment is guaranteed because the average life expectancy of a qualified solar water heating systems is 20 years, much longer than standard gas or electric storage water heaters.
Environmental Green Impact
Impact our environment in a positive way and call Dick Rosher Plumbing to consider a solar water heater installation and take advantage of very generous Federal tax credits and FPL rebates. With these incentives you will reduce your return on investment time duration by 30% or more. Invest into your home and evaluate a solar water heater system installation by Dick Rosher Plumbing. Reduce your carbon footprint affecting our natural atmosphere and environment. ENERGY STAR qualified solar water heaters will reduce your water heating carbon dioxide emissions in half.
A qualified solar water heater installation will reduce the electrical load of your electric water heater by 2,500 kWh per year, eliminating 4,000 pounds of carbon dioxide from entering the atmosphere each year. This is the equivalent of not driving your car for four months every year!
Dick Rosher Plumbing is your factory authorized certified Miami solar water heater repair and installation company for Rheem, A. O. Smith and Stiebel Eltron Brand solar water heaters made in Germany. Dick Rosher Plumbing in Miami has installed hundreds of these solar water heaters in Miami, Coral Gables, Pinecrest, Coconut Grove, Key Biscayne, Palmetto Bay, Homestead, Cutler Bay, Doral, Miami Beach, North Miami Beach, Miami Springs, North Miami, Kendall, South Miami, South Beach, Downtown Miami and Brickell areas.
Tax Solar Water Heater Deductions for Commercial Buildings
A tax deduction of up to $1.80 per square foot is available to owners or designers of new or existing commercial buildings that save at least 50% of the heating and cooling energy of a building that meets ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2001. Partial deductions of up to $.60 per square foot can be taken for measures affecting any one of three building systems: the building envelope, lighting, or heating and cooling systems. These tax deductions are available for systems “placed in service” from January 1, 2006 through December 31, 2013. Solar water heaters come in a wide variety of designs, all including a collector and storage tank, and all using the sun's thermal energy to heat water. Solar water heaters are typically described according to the type of collector and the circulation system.
At least half of the energy generated by the "qualifying property" must come from the sun. The system must be certified by the Solar Rating and Certification Corporation (SRCC) or a comparable entity endorsed by the government of the state in which the property is installed.
Note: The credit is not available for expenses for swimming pools or hot tubs. The water must be used in the dwelling.
Tax Credit includes installation costs.
30% of the cost (including installation/labor costs), with no upper limit.
Tax credit in effect in through 2016. Must be installed in a home you own and use as a residence (no rentals, but second homes qualify) between January 1, 2006 and December 31, 2016.
At least half of the energy generated by the solar water heater ("qualifying property") must come from the sun.
Homeowners may only claim spending on the solar water heating system property, not the entire water heating system of the household.
The system must be certified by the Solar Rating and Certification Corporation (SRCC).
The water must be used in the dwelling.
The credit is not available for expenses for swimming pools or hot tubs.
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All ENERGY STAR qualified solar water heaters qualify for the tax credit.