Get a Seamless Start on Your IRA Home Upgrades & Maximize Your Rebate Come Tax Time

If you’re ready for home upgrades and taking advantage of IRA tax rebates, we recommend starting with a heat pump. Keep reading for more information!

If you’re looking to make some environmentally friendly upgrades to your home and take advantage of the generous IRA tax rebates being offered, then you’re in the right place. If you’re ready to upgrade, we recommend starting with your heating system—and not just because it’s winter! Read on for more info. 

Upgrading Your Heating System

There’s more to a heater than just heating your home. A lot of pieces of equipment can do that, but not all of them can be cost-efficient, reliable, or environmentally friendly. That’s where a heat pump comes in! Making the switch to a heat pump offers tons of benefits, including saving you some money come tax time. 

So, what exactly is a heat pump and how does it work? To put it simply, a heat pump is a climate control system that actually heats and cools your home. It’s not unlike your standard air conditioner, but the thing that sets it apart is its ability to reverse the direction in which air is flowing. 

Two Birds, One Stone

One of the primary benefits of a heat pump is that you’re getting two systems in one. A heat pump can heat and cool your home, meaning you only have one system to worry about and can use it year-round. They’re normally a little more expensive, but because you’re replacing two systems (and with the IRA tax rebates available!) you’ll save money in the long run. 

Speaking of Money…

Even without the tax rebates, heat pumps are very cost-efficient. Because they don’t generate heat like an air conditioner or standard heater, they’re extremely efficient—meaning you can heat (or cool) your home for a lot less. Couple that with the Inflation Reduction Act, and you’ve got it made. 

Going Green

The whole point of the IRA is to take steps toward a more environmentally friendly America, and that’s why the heat pump upgrade counts. In fact, a heat pump uses about half the electricity a standard heating system uses. When you think about the fact that with a standard heating unit you’d also need an air conditioner that uses its own electricity, a heat pump is the clear environmental choice. 

Most experts agree that converting to a heat pump is one of the most impactful ways for homeowners to reduce their carbon footprints. Not to mention that this upgrade doesn’t require any sacrifice of comfort! And you could receive a very generous tax rebate thanks to the Inflation Reduction Act. Sounds like a win-win-win to us! 

Save Money, Do Good with Home Upgrades

There are a lot of ways to make your home environmentally friendly. Some require replacing large appliances or adding solar panels to your roof—but some are quite simple. One of the best things for your home and its energy usage is knowledge. Monitoring all of your existing systems to make sure they’re running reliably and as efficiently as possible can make a huge impact on your financial savings, as well as your carbon footprint. 

With Shipshape you can save time, money, and energy. Not only will you be using less energy, but you’ll also never have to worry about your large appliances dying on you without warning again. You’ll be able to see the health and efficiency of your home’s heat pump, dehumidifier, sump pump, and more right from your phone. Visit our website to learn more, or reach out to chat.

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