Green Building Incentives
Developers, building owners, architects, engineers, contractors, designers, CPAs and government officials are concerned with the bottom line and interested in possible offsets to their costs. The following sources are provided as a resource to help you reduce costs and increase cash flow.

A tax deduction of up to $1.80 per square foot is available to owners or designers of new or existing commercial buildings that save at least 50% of the heating and cooling energy of a building that meets ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2001. Partial deductions of up to $.60 per square foot can be taken for measures affecting any one of three building systems: the building envelope, lighting, or heating and cooling systems. These tax deductions are available for systems “placed in service” from January 1, 2006 through December 31, 2013.

Free Federal Tax Deduction Review: for buildings 50,000 sq. ft. or greater, a complimentary analysis to see what your reduced tax liability and increased cash flow would be
IRS Notice 2006-52 (6/2/2006): provides guidance on deduction for energy efficient commercial buildings.
IRS Notice 2008-40 (4/7/2008) – Amplification of Notice 2006-52
Qualified Software for Calculating Energy Savings
Commercial Building Tax Deduction Coalition
Database of Incentives/Deductions: Comprehensive source of information on state, local, utility, and federal incentives that promote renewable energy and energy efficiency
Energy Efficient Commercial Building Tax Deduction Certification
State Energy Efficiency Policy Database
Tax Incentives Assistance Project (TIAP)
Department of Energy Tax Incentive Information
Federal Tax Credit Information
U.S. Green Building Council
Commercial Green Building Certification (LEED)
Local Government Programs
LEED Initiatives in Government and Schools

Additional Resources:
DOE’s High Performance Buildings Web site: features projects with reliable energy performance data and exemplary energy performance
The Federal Energy Management Program: showcasing federal projects
The Cascadia Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council: displaying projects located in British Columbia, Washington, and Oregon
Efficiency Vermont: showcasing energy efficient and high performance buildings located in Vermont

Energy Efficient Commercial Building Tax Deduction:
To learn more about the Energy Efficient Commercial Building Tax Deduction or to schedule a no-cost, no-obligation Green Building Tax Deduction Analysis to see what your benefit would look like, please visit: SourceCorp Green Building Tax Deduction

About SourceCorp Professional Services:
Celebrating our 25th year in business, SourceCorp Professional Services is the leading provider of Energy Efficient Commercial Building Tax Deductions, R&D Tax Credit Studies, Cost Segregation Studies, and LIFO Accounting in the U.S. SourceCorp serves many of the nation’s most prominent CPA firms, Associations, and Fortune 1000 companies.

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