On January 2, 2013, President Obama signed fiscal cliff avoidance legislation that retroactively reinstated 25C tax credits for HVAC products. The credits were made retroactive to January 1, 2012 and apply to qualified equipment installed any time after December 31, 2011. It is recommended that homeowners consult a tax advisor in order to claim these benefits as outlined in the legislation. General Qualifying Efficiency Levels for the credit are as follows:
The following Allied Air products qualify for each of the specific tax credits:
Furnaces ($150 tax credit, must have AFUE of at least 95)
A96MV / A97MV / A952V / 95G2V / A951E / 95G1E / A951S / A951A / 95G1
Advanced main air circulating fan ($50 tax credit, annual electricity use of no more than 2% of the total energy use of the natural gas, propane, or oil furnace)
A97MV / A96MV / A952V/ 95G2V / A802V / 80G2V / A801E / 80G1E (Select models only) / L80V, L83 Oil furnaces (Select models only)
Central AC ($300 tax credit, must have 16 SEER & 13 EER or higher)
Central HP ($300 tax credit, must have 15.5 SEER / 12.5 13 EER / 8.5 HSPF or higher)
Central AC Package Unit ($300 tax credit, must have 14 SEER & 12 EER or higher)
AC — 4PCE15 (Select models only) Gas — 4PGE15 (Select models only)
Heat Pump Package Unit ($300 tax credit, must have 14 SEER / 12 EER / 8 HSPF or higher) 4PHP15 (Select models only)
*For specific qualifying split system AC & HP matches, please refer to the detailed lists or AHRI wesbite.
All the Furnace SKU's within a product family meet the tax credit requirement unless stated otherwise (A97MV, A952V, etc.). For a detailed list of qualifying products with matched equipment click here.