Tax Credit for Premium Sun Protection: A Boon for Residential Homeowners

Achieving home ownership strikes a delicate balance, representing an accomplishment, a source of security, and a nurturing environment for families. The charm of white picket fences and growth charts on door frames adds an immeasurable value to owning a home that extends far beyond monetary terms. Nevertheless, the challenges of home maintenance often become the source of anxiety and stress for many homeowners. Fortunately, the recently enacted Inflation Reduction Act of 2023 brings positive news for homeowners by introducing several tax incentives, including one for the installation of window film.

Under the provisions of the Inflation Reduction Act, residential property owners who choose to install window film on their homes may become eligible for a tax credit. This initiative aims to encourage homeowners to invest in energy-efficient products like UV protective and infrared-deflecting window film, contributing to a more sustainable future by reducing their carbon footprint.

Here’s How It Functions:

According to the policy, homeowners can claim a tax credit that covers up to 30% of the expenses associated with installing window film on their homes, up to a maximum of $1,200. For instance, if you spend $3,000 on window film installation, you could qualify for a tax credit of $900. It’s important to note that this tax credit applies exclusively to qualified window film installations that meet specific energy efficiency criteria, such as those offered by XPEL.

Advantages of Installing Window Film in Your Home:

Window film provides an array of benefits, ranging from enhanced privacy to energy savings. Here are some key advantages of opting for XPEL window film for your residence:

  1. Enhanced Energy Efficiency: Window film serves as a thermal barrier, reducing the amount of heat entering through the windows. This, in turn, minimizes the need for excessive heating or cooling, leading to reduced energy consumption and lower utility bills.
  2. Superior UV Protection: XPEL window film effectively blocks up to 99% of harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays, safeguarding your skin against UV radiation while also protecting your furniture, flooring, and valuables from sun-induced fading or discoloration.
  3. Reduced Sun Glare: Sun glare can disrupt the ambiance of a room. Window film mitigates sunlight glare, improving visibility and creating a more comfortable living environment. This is especially beneficial for tasks such as working on a computer, watching TV, or simply relaxing.
  4. Enhanced Privacy and Security: Certain types of window film enhance privacy by preventing outsiders from peering into your home. Additionally, window film reinforces the glass, making it more resistant to shattering and thereby improving overall security.

A Golden Opportunity for Homeowners to Invest in Window Film:

Thanks to the Inflation Reduction Act of 2023, residential homeowners now have an exceptional chance to enhance the comfort and privacy of their homes with top-quality window film. XPEL leads the way with specialized window film options tailored to specific needs.

Explore our VISION window film page to discover the diverse range of XPEL products designed for residential properties. Utilize the Installer Locator Tool to locate an XPEL dealer in your vicinity and request a free quote today.

Residential Tax Credits

U.S. residents who install certain XPEL VISION Films may qualify for a tax credit to improve the energy efficiency of their homes.
Find out more and download the manufacturer’s certification below.

You May Qualify!

Download the documents below to see what VISION films are eligible in your area.