Renewal by Andersen® Windows and Doors Qualify for 2009 Federal Tax Credit

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Windows and doors may qualify for a credit of up to $500 on your federal income tax.

In addition to the tax savings, energy efficient replacement windows from Renewal by Andersen can also significantly reduce heating and cooling costs.

Former President Bush signed legislation renewing tax credits for certain energy-efficient related home improvements. As part of the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008, tax credits were included for energy efficient improvements to existing non-business properties. Among the products included as energy efficient improvements in this tax credit are ENERGY STAR® qualified replacement windows and doors. Renewal by Andersen, the start-to-finish window replacement subsidiary of Andersen Corporation, is pleased to announce that all standard glass options for its replacement windows and doors qualify for this tax credit to consumers, helping consumers save money, energy and be more comfortable in their homes.

Home improvements purchased and installed between January 1, 2009 and December 31, 2009 may be eligible for the 2009 tax credits. This tax credit is an extension of the original tax credits which expired December 31, 2007. No credits are available for home improvements made during 2008.

Consumers may be eligible to receive a one time maximum tax credit up to $500 for any and all improvements. Of the $500 maximum credit, a $200 total maximum credit is for qualifying windows and skylights purchased and installed during the 2009 taxable year, and a $500 total maximum credit for doors if windows or skylights are not used. In all cases, there is a $500 lifetime maximum tax credit limit. For additional information regarding the 2009 tax credit, visit http://www.energystar.gov/taxcredits.

"Most Renewal by Andersen replacement windows and doors with High-Performance™ Low-E4®, High-Performance Low-E4 Sun, High-Performance Low-E4 SmartSun™ glass will qualify for the 2009 tax credit when used for remodeling, replacement or home improvement," said Jim Conway, director of marketing. "In addition to the tax savings, energy efficient replacement windows from Renewal by Andersen can also significantly reduce heating and cooling costs."

Visit the Renewal by Andersen web site at http://www.renewalbyandersen.com to view a list of qualifying Renewal by Andersen products.

About Renewal by Andersen
Renewal by Andersen is the start-to-finish replacement window subsidiary of Andersen Corporation. The company offers a replacement process that includes in-home consultation, manufacturing and installation through one of the largest nationwide networks of window replacement specialists spanning coast to coast.

For a complimentary in-home consultation or to view more information about Renewal by Andersen visit http://www.renewalbyandersen.com.

Renewal by Andersen bears no responsibility for the validation of obtaining the tax credit. Customers should consult with a tax advisor or the IRS to verify qualification.

"ENERGY STAR" is a registered trademark of the U.S. Protection Agency. "Renewal by Andersen" and all other marks where denoted, are trademarks of Andersen Corporation. ©2009 Andersen Corporation. All rights reserved.

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