Christina Lewellen, senior editor of Window & Door
President Obama released information yesterday about his
widely-anticipated "Homestar" program, giving the window and door
industry what could be another significant shot in the arm for sales
products delivering energy efficient upgrades.
While all the
details will come out in the next week or so with the official Senate
bill, and further permutations are likely as legislation then makes its
way through the House, homeowners could earnon-the-spot rebates that could reach as high as $3,000
. Who knows, maybe they will be able to double-dip on qualifying
window and door purchases--also earning the current tax credits through
the end of 2010.
Sure, there is some "must be performed by
certified installers" language kicking around in there, but I'm
expecting this initiative could result in additional good news coming
from window and door companies. What about you? Is this just what the
doctor ordered for our still-struggling industry? Send me an email to share your thoughts.
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