to Apr 8

Central KY Home and Garden Show April 6-8, 2018


We can help you get your Projects Solved! The entire Lexington Center will be completely transformed, for one weekend only, into a Home and Garden Extravaganza. From the front door to the backyard you’ll find it all at the Annual Central Kentucky Home & Garden Show.



Browse Aisles of Gardens, Landscapes & Water Features

Touch, see and feel fully built landscape and water features, done inside the Lexington Center; by local landscapers who will be there ready to turn your backyard into a retreat!

Improve your quality of outdoor living with the great selection of:
• Landscaping & Outdoor Living
• Gardens & Water Features
• Barns & Reclaimed Wood
• Firepits, Spas & Saunas
• Awnings & Shade Screens
• Decks, Railings & Pergolas
• Swingsets & Outdoor Furniture
• Mosquito Control & Prevention
• Yard Art & Decor
• And More!


Lexington Center Is Busting At The Seams With Home Improvement Solutions

Find a complete selection of Home Improvement Experts who want to help you get your Projects Solved!

• Expert Builders & Remodelers
• Kitchens & Bath Trends
• Flooring, Cabinets & Countertops
• Interior Design & Home Organization
• Custom Garage Storage & Solutions
• Home Security & Automation
• Home Theater & AV
• Concrete Coating, Staining & Sealing
• Custom Closet Storage Solutions
• Foundation Repair
• Painting & Roofing
• Solar Solutions & Energy Efficiency


New Product Zone

Back By Popular Demand! The New Product Zone will be a display of all the newest products to help you around the house and make everyday tasks easier and more fun! Just when you think you’ve got it all, you will have the next “must have” item right here!


HUGE KY Proud Art, Gift & Gourmet Area Plus Kids Activities!

Shop 2000 sq. ft. of Sweets, Treats & Gifts in the HUGE Kentucky Proud Area! Find it all, baked goods, cheeses, dips, teas, local honey, olive oil, salsa, brittle, spices, jams, wine slushes & more!

Plus, the kids can be entertained with the hands-on, make-n-take projects!


$100,000 worth of Items Up for Bid Online and in Person at BBB Silent Auction

Once again, Better Business Bureau Serving Central & Eastern Kentucky is the “BBB – Bigger and Better in the Ballroom” Sponsor for the 2017 Central Kentucky Home & Garden Show!  They will have great deals on quality, unique items and services that will be up for grabs at this year’s BBB Silent Auction.  Just like in years past, they will have items with a total value of around $100,000 that will be donated to the annual auction by their elite group of BBB Accredited Businesses.

“Our BBB Accredited Businesses have been very generous in their donations to our non-profit organization’s popular auction,” said Jack Frank, President & CEO of BBB Serving Central & Eastern Kentucky. “Those who visit either online or in person and then “BID TO WIN” at our auction can be assured that these quality products and services all come from reputable businesses that uphold the BBB ethical standards every day.”

The BBB’s Silent Auction will be set up in the ballroom and online.Proceeds benefit the BBB’s services throughout its 64-county service area.  There is something for everyone!

The silent auction will be live on the Internet with “e-Bay style” bidding during all three days of the Show.  Bidders can log on to the BBB website at www.bbb.org/lexington and follow the auction link to view photos and details of auction items once the auction goes “live” on Friday.  Credit card information is not necessary to place bids in person or online, however winning bidders may make secure credit card payment right over the Internet once the auction closes. Winning bids will be announced on Sunday evening, April 3rd the last day of the Auctio

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to Apr 8

2018 Central KY Home and Garden Show

Booth 501

Central KY Home and Garden Show, Lexington, KY April 6-8, 2018  


  • Many people are renovating their homes for their own enjoyment or for re-sale.
  • Solatube installation can be done in a half day in most cases.
  •  It can be done in a new home or existing home.
  • Brings natural sunlight into your home to brighten the room and your outlook as well


  • Solatube can be placed for general lighting or to focus light directly specific areas (cooking, reading, art studio or hobbies). 
  • Brings in natural bright sunlight to replace an otherwise dark room with cheery and welcoming atmosphere.
  • And after the installation you have years of free light.


  • This is the remark heard most often once an installation is complete. You will have an immediate and lasting improvement to your home.


  • Ask about the 30% federal energy tax credit on Solatube system and installation when you include the new integrated solar night light.
  • 30% federal energy tax credit is also available on Solar Star, the solar powered attic vent.
  • All customers who book an installation at the show will receive a $30 discount


  • Call Jim Klausing at Transitions Inc. 502 468 4149 He is the owner and installer of over 4200 Solatube systems.
  • Transitions Inc. is A+ rated with the BBB throughout Kentucky
  • Come see us at Booth #501




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to Dec 31

30% Federal Energy Tax Credit for 2018

The new night light is a $75 option for the Solatube light and qualifies both the product and the installation for a 30% federal energy tax credit, a minimum of $217.50 tax credit. The Solar Star Attic Fan also qualifies for the 30% federal energy tax credit, a minimum of $225 tax credit.

What is the difference between a tax deduction and a tax credit?

A tax deduction is subtracted from income before total tax liability is computed. On the other hand, a tax credit is subtracted directly from the total tax due or added to the expected tax refund. For example, if your paid  $665 for a Solatube 160 ISn with installation, you would earn a $200, or 30%, tax credit, which you would add to your federal tax refund or subtract from the amount you owe. 

When were the tax credits established and when do they expire?

Tax credits for residential solar installations were initially created under the Energy Policy Act of 2005, and have been extended several times under other additional acts. In 2015, the credits were extended once again. The 30% tax credit for residential installations extends until the end 2019, and then begins a step down until 2023, after which it will phase out completely.

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