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It might be time to upgrade your Cape Cod home to be more energy efficient

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What are the benefits of upgrading my Cape Cod home?

1. Lower energy bills: Upgrading your home to be more energy efficient can help reduce your energy bills significantly.

2. Increased home value: Making energy efficient upgrades can increase the value of your home, making it more attractive to potential buyers.

3. Improved comfort: Upgrading your home to be more energy efficient can help improve the comfort of your home by better regulating the temperature and reducing drafts.

4. Environmental benefits: Making energy efficient upgrades to your home can help reduce your home’s carbon footprint, making it more environmentally friendly.

5. Tax credits and incentives: Many states offer tax credits and incentives for homeowners who make energy efficient upgrades to their homes. Check with your local government to see what incentives may be available.

There are several tax credits available for homeowners who make energy-efficient upgrades to their homes. The Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) offers a number of tax credits and incentives for making energy-efficient upgrades to your home. Link:

These include:

• Residential Energy Efficiency Tax Credit: This credit provides a 25% credit of up to $1,500 for the cost of energy-efficient upgrades, such as installing insulation, energy-efficient windows, and high-efficiency heating and cooling systems.

• Energy-Efficient Appliance Rebates: This program provides rebates for the purchase of energy-efficient appliances, such as refrigerators, washing machines, and dishwashers.

• Home Energy Assessment Rebates: This program provides rebates for energy assessments and upgrades to your home.

The benefits of upgrading your home include lower energy bills, improved comfort, and increased home value. Additionally, many of these programs provide additional benefits, such as increased property value and improved air quality.

Upgrading a home in the Cape Cod area is no easy feat, but with the right preparation and planning it can be done. You might consider choosing a Premiere builder like RJC Building & Maintenance, Inc. Their knowledge and experience with window and exterior door replacements, adding installation to attics and walls can greatly impact your monthly power usage and make your home more energy efficiency. Contact us today to get an expert assessment in ways to take advantage of available programs and credits for improvements for your home.

* It is up to the homeowner to do their research to see if they qualify for energy rebates and credits. RJC Building & Maintenance, Inc. can only provide proof of the upgrades that you’ll need to qualify for available programs.

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