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Improving Business Performance Through Sustainability & ESG
The §179D Energy Efficient Commercial Building Property Deduction provides commercial building owners, and designers of buildings owned by public entities and tax-exempt entities the opportunity to claim a tax deduction for installing qualifying energy-efficient buildings.
Up to $1.88 per square ft
Up to $5.00 per square ft
Carry out a feasibility study to determine the likelihood of qualification
Develop an energy model of the building using DOE-approved software
Engage a licensed Professional Engineer for a site inspection to validate energy model
Professional Engineer provides a certification that systems meet requirements of §179D
Prepare a report summarizing all findings, results, and forms
§179D deductions can only be taken in the tax year that the building was placed into service. However, building owners can file Form 3115 to claim the IRC 179D deduction for buildings placed in service in prior tax years. Designers can look back 3 tax years to claim the deduction on amended returns.
We visited an office building in California that had undergone a gut renovation. We were able to incorporate the existed building envelope into the IRS required energy model and the building was able to reach a full deduction.
We visited a high school in Illinois that has recently updated their lighting and central boiler through a local bond update. In a one-hour inspection one of our in-house professional engineers was able to collect additional documentation and the property was able to reach a full tax deduction
We visited a new build county hospital in Arizona the building reached a full tax deduction. The onsite inspection by our in-house professional engineer took one hour
We visited a parking garage in North Carolina, and we were able to generate the interim lighting deduction for parking garages and our client received $253,908.23
Our team of Energy Efficiency Experts is comprised of dedicated Professional Engineers, all of whom are focused on helping businesses claim Energy Efficiency Incentives. Mark has 17 years of expertise in energy efficiency, team leadership, and engineering. Taylor is a licensed Professional Engineer in 45 states. Combined both Mark and Taylor have conducted over four thousand energy studies, including energy modeling, site inspections, and certifications of results.
Practice Lead- Energy Efficiency
179D Engineering Manager
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