Legislation is about to pass Congress which creates a NEW tax credit for biomass heaters under Sec. 25(D) of the U.S. tax code. The Sec. 25(C) tax credit for biomass stoves is only available for qualifying products installed on or before December 31, 2020. After December 31, 2020, the new tax credit eliminates the old 25(C) tax credit. The Sec. 25(C) tax credit may still be claimed on your 2020 tax return for qualifying purchases and installations completed before Decemb
Significant Vent-Free Restrictions Approved by ASHRAE 62.2 Board In a surprising turn of events, the ASHRAE Board of Directors voted to approve ASHRAE 62.2 Addendum ‘a’ for publication, despite having rejected the same addendum last year. As a reminder, Addendum ‘a’ will reduce the allowable emissions of NO2 to about 10% of what was previously accepted. Due to the new constraints, Addendum ‘a’ would effectively ban vent-free space heaters in ASHRAE 62.2-compliant resid
The $300 tax credit for purchasing a qualifying biomass stove is set to expire on December 31, 2020. In order to claim the credit on a 2020 tax return, both the purchase AND complete installation must happen on or before December 31, 2020. See our tax credit website page for more information, including FAQs, consumer resources you can share, and more.
HPBA continues to work to get the credit extended before the end of this year during the “Lame Duck” session of Congres
Save the Biomass Stove Tax Credit The 25C tax credit for biomass stoves is a $300 dollar-for-dollar credit which has traditionally been retroactively extended each year for the last few years. The credit will expire after December 31, 2020 if it isn't extended by Congress. Legislation is being discussed in Congress that would extend the credit past December 31, 2020 if enacted. But, the talks are tied up in end-of-year spending bill negotiations. Your Representative and Se
Portable propane heaters and outdoor patio heaters have been growing more and more popular as restaurants, hotels, and even homeowners seek to expand their outdoor seating and living spaces. You can make sure they’re used safely by downloading our Portable Outdoor Propane Heater Safety fact sheet and sharing these important safety tips with family or co-workers. READ MORE