New Mexico Gas Company
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence
Energy Efficiency Program Delivery
New Mexico Gas Company is a natural gas utility serving nearly 525,000 customers. In 2020, the utility continued to promote ENERGY STAR certified products and homes with its commercial and residential customers and increased ENERGY STAR program participation. Key 2020 accomplishments include:
- Increasing the number of single-family homes earning ENERGY STAR certification through its program to nearly 50—a 38 percent increase over 2019—and increasing the number of participating homebuilders to nearly 30, a 17 percent increase over 2019.
- Assisting four affordable multifamily housing properties with ENERGY STAR certification, leading to 700 families saving nearly 45,000 therms annually, as well as more than one million gallons of water.
- Launching a midstream water heater pilot program to engage manufacturers and distributors in increasing the installation of ENERGY STAR gas water heaters.
- Exceeding the annual residential program savings goal of 261,264 gross therms by 10 percent by leveraging ENERGY STAR certification for space and water heating equipment and smart thermostats.