New Mexico Gas Company
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Partner of the Year
Energy Efficiency Program Delivery
New Mexico Gas Company (NMGC) is the largest natural gas utility in the state and is receiving ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year recognition. New Mexico Gas Company demonstrated leadership in promoting incentives for residential ENERGY STAR furnaces, boilers, smart thermostats, condensing and tankless water heaters, ENERGY STAR certified new homes, and ENERGY STAR commercial food service equipment. Key 2018 accomplishments include:
- Expanding residential program contractor outreach, with four recruitment sessions focused on the advantages of installing ENERGY STAR certified equipment for approximately 115 attendees; an increase in attendees of 23 percent from the previous year.
- Utilizing the ENERGY STAR Dealer and Distributor kit to educate dealers on energy efficiency in commercial kitchens and display them as an ENERGY STAR Product distributor.
- Educating regional home builder on the benefits of building and selling above code homes, holding more than 200 individual meetings with home builders and their teams and home energy raters regarding ENERGY STAR, Indoor airPLUS and the NMGC ThermSmart New Homes Program.
- Issuing rebates for an estimated 1,700 ENERGY STAR certified furnaces and tankless water heaters, for a total of 10,393 units since 2012.