Shop & save during the Energy Star Sales Tax Holiday

Are you in the market for a new dishwasher or refrigerator? Is it time to replace your air conditioner? If you’ve been thinking about buying a more energy efficient appliance for your home, this weekend is the perfect time to do it tax-free on qualifying appliances.

The Energy Star Sales Tax Holiday takes place Memorial Day weekend starting Saturday, May 25 and ends on midnight Monday, May 27. You can purchase select energy-efficient appliances and save money on the tax and in energy efficiency all year long. 

While you may come across other Energy Star rated items during your shopping trip, only the appliances and household equipment listed below are eligible. This offer is also good when you rent or lease qualifying ENERGY STAR-labeled items.

Air conditioners (models priced at $6,000 or less)

• Refrigerators (models priced at $2,000 or less)

• Ceiling fans

• Incandescent and fluorescent lightbulbs

• Clothes washers

• Dishwashers

• Dehumidifiers

This tax break deal is good on both in-store and online purchases and there is no limit to the number of qualifying items you can purchase during the holiday. Delivery, shipping, handling, and transportation charges by the seller are part of the item’s sales price so take note before purchasing items on the list that have a maximum price listed.

And the weekend gets even better with more opportunities to save. You can also save when your purchase water-efficient and water-conserving products that display the WaterSense label or logo. Click here for details.

Your Memorial Day weekend has just become the perfect weekend to make energy-efficient home updates and improvements that will lower your energy bill and save you money.

For details on limitations, visit the Texas Comptroller’s site and for tips, information on additional rebates like our natural gas appliance rebate that helps maximize your energy savings, visit

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