NY Daily News: Sky Gardens Spur Building Boom

The New York Daily News reports this week on green roofs in Manhattan, and focuses on another benefit of building one: tax credits. From the article:

And there’s an extra incentive — a federal tax credit that’s part of the Energy Policy Act of 2005, which established deductions for energy-efficient home improvements.“A green roof would qualify for a tax credit because of its insulating properties,” said Carl Weinstein, a certified public accountant in Roslyn Heights, L.I.

The federal law allows homeowners to get a tax credit equal to 10% of the cost of insulation materials, up to $500, for money spent in 2006 or 2007.

The Dirt wants to know: has Mister Trump been informed?

[via our friends at ArchNewsNow.com]

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