December 3, 2015

Construction Executive Publishes Article by Tax Partner Barry Fischman, About 179D Deduction

Construction Executive

By Barry Fischman and Dean Zerbe

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Construction Executive Publishes Article by Tax Partner Barry Fischman, About 179D Deduction

The Energy Efficient Commercial Buildings Tax Deduction (179D) is a section of the tax code that rewards the design and installation of energy-efficient interior lighting, HVAC or building envelope systems in commercial buildings.

Congress created this incentive in response to the fact that 70 percent of electricity in this country is consumed by buildings—with nearly half of that attributed to commercial buildings. 179D is a common sense, technologically neutral way of encouraging energy efficiency in these specific types of powerdemanding structures.

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Barry  Fischman

Barry Fischman

Partner

  • Tax & Business
  • New Haven, CT