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PNM - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

Low Income Residential
Savings Category 
Clothes Washers
Heat Pumps
Air conditioners
Building Insulation
Pool Pumps
LED Lighting
Maximum Rebate 

Limits of one rebate for insulation, one rebate for each type of appliance, and two cooling rebates per PNM residential customer account

Program Info
Sector Name 
New Mexico
Program Type 
Rebate Program
Rebate Amount 

Lighting: In-store and online discounts
Home Energy Efficiency Assessment: discounted to $15-$45 (free if below 200% federal poverty line)

Mail-in rebates
Advanced Evaporative Coolers: $100 or $300
Room Air Conditioners: $25
Central Air Conditioners / Air-Source Heat Pumps: $100-600
Variable Speed Pool Pump: $300

Home Energy Efficiency Assessment rebates
Refrigerator: $125
Freezer: $50
Clothes Washer: $75
Clothes Dryer: $75
Dishwasher: $50
Air Purifier: $50
Air Conditioning: $400-$1,000
Refrigerated Room Air Conditioners: $25
Attic/Ceiling Insulation: 5-10% rebate

PNM offers several types of incentives for residential customers to improve the energy efficiency of eligible homes. Rebates are available for air conditioners, heat pumps, evaporative coolers, and pool pumps.

PNM also offers the PNM Home Energy Checkup, which gives residential customers a snapshot of their home's electricity use and identifies opportunities to reduce electricity waste. There are three Home Energy Checkup packages to choose from, ranging from $15 to $45. Each package includes 2 LED nightlights, up to 2 efficient-flow showerheads, 2 bathroom faucet aerators, 1 kitchen faucet aerator, 2 smart power strips, and a programmable thermostat if you have a refrigerated air conditioning unit with a manual thermostat. In addition to this, Package A ($15) includes up to 20 CFLs to replace incandescent bulbs, Package B ($30) includes up to 20 LEDs to replace incandescent bulbs, and Package C ($45) includes everything in Package B plus a diagnostic performance test (iConnect) for an air conditioning system. Package C is only available from April 1 to October 31. The fee for any Home Energy Checkup package is waived for customers who are at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level. 

Based on the results of the Home Energy Checkup, a residence may qualify for additional appliance and cooling rebates. Rebates are available for refrigerators, freezers, clothes washers and dryers, dishwashers, air purifiers, air conditioning units, and attic/ceiling insulation.

For more information, visit the program website.