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Qualified Software for Calculating Commercial Building Tax Deductions

On this page you'll find a list of qualified computer software for calculating commercial building energy and power cost savings that meet federal tax incentive requirements. To submit software for consideration to be added to this list, please read Requirements and Submission Process for Qualified Software.

Qualified Software per IRS Notice 2006-52 as amplified by IRS Notice 2008-40, Section 4

The following software satisfies the requirements under Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Code §179D (c)(1) and (d) Regulations, Notice 2006-52 Section 6, dated June 2, 2006 as amplified by Notice 2008-40, Section 4. See the IRS requirements document for each version of software for details.

Autodesk Green Building Studio
DesignBuilder
DOE-2.2
EnergyGauge
EnergyPlus
EnergyPro
EnerSim
eQUEST
Hourly Analysis Program (HAP)
IES <Virtual Environment>
Tas
TRACE 700
TRNSYS with TESS Libraries

Qualified Software per IRS Notice 2006-52

The following software satisfies the requirements under Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Code §179D (c)(1) and (d) Regulations, Notice 2006-52, dated June 2, 2006. See the IRS requirements document for each version of software for details.

Autodesk Green Building Studio
DOE-2.1E
DOE-2.1E-JJH
EnergyGauge Summit
EnergyPlus
EnerSim
Hourly Analysis Program (HAP)
Owens Corning Commercial Energy Calculator (OC-CEC)
TRACE 700
VisualDOE