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Survey: Most Unaware of Energy Efficiency Rebates: Many energy efficiency home improvements pay for themselves,

Survey: Most Unaware of Energy Efficiency Rebates: Many energy efficiency home improvements pay for themselves,

Photo: Lanica Klein / Istock related articles By Dan Shapley Only four in 10 people in the U.S. are aware that there are many tax rebates and incentives available for home energy efficiency improvements, according to a new survey by Emerson . Many of the most lucrative tax incentives that began with the federal economic stimulus spending have expired. But several incentives remain viable through the end of 2011. > Related: 11 Tax Credits that Expire After 2011 Homeowners can still qualify for up to $500 in federal tax credits for qualifying doors, insulation and roofing, for instance, and $300 credits for water heaters, biomass stoves and central air conditioners. Many states and local utilities have additional incentives, which consumers can find at the Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency website, dsireusa.org . The survey also found that nearly one...

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