Owens Corning can help save energy costs in areas with substantial sunlight through our ENERGY STAR® rated roofing products. Owens Corning TruDefinition® Duration®, Duration® Premium, Duration®, Oakridge® and Supreme® shingles in Shasta White and Duration® Premium Cool Shingles in Frosted Oak, Harbor Fog and Sunrise are ENERGY STAR® rated for their ability to reflect the sun’s rays and keep roofs cooler, resulting in a more comfortable living space below.

Saving is easy

The federal government is offering a tax credit for qualifying purchases. Adding our ENERGY STAR® rated roofing products is an easy way to save and is simple to do.

  1. Save your receipts.
  2. Claim a 10% tax credit* on your 2012 tax return

2012 Home Energy Tax Credit

The “Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization and Job Creation Act” (H.R. 4853) signed into law on December 17, 2010, extended the federal tax credit for certain residential energy products for one year at reduced levels compared to the 2009-2010 ARRA stimulus bill. Below is a summary of the new tax credit program including qualifying Owens Corning products and our 2012 Certificate

Qualifying Products

The credit covers Owens Corning TruDefinition® Duration® , Classic® Oakridge® and Supreme® shingles in Shasta White and Duration® Premium Cool Shingles in Frosted Oak, Sage, Harbor Fog and Sunrise. For a list of Owens Corning products, please refer to the 2012 Owens Corning Manufacturer’s Certificate included here.

Tax Credit Amount

Homeowners can claim a credit of 10% up to $500 of the purchase price of qualifying products. It is important to note, certain products are capped at lower levels, including:

  • Windows and skylights, $200 cap
  • Advanced main air circulating fan, $50 cap
  • Qualified natural gas, propane or oil furnace or hot water boiler, $150 cap
  • Any item of energy-efficient building property (HVAC, water heaters, biomass stove), $300 cap