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Rebate Applications

IMPORTANT:

  • If you have downloaded files here previously, check the "updated" date next to each application below to be sure you have the LATEST version.
  • If you are installing LED lighting, make SURE that lamps/bulbs you install are ENERGY STAR certified and fixtures are DesignLights Consortium certified in order to qualify for incentives.
  • Is your completed application - or are any accompanying documents - too large to email? Use our Secure File Transfer to submit it to us. Click here for instructions.

PNM Business Energy Efficiency Programs offer rebates to business customers to help improve energy usage by installing energy-efficient equipment. Choose the application that best fits your project. Scroll down for details on each category and links to the applications:

  • Building Tune-Up applications (PDFs):
    • Retro-commissioning STUDY
    • Retro-commissioning SAVINGS
    • Advanced AC Tune-up
    • Building Operator Certification Tuition Reimbursement


2018 Retrofit and New Construction Rebate Applications (Excel)

PLEASE NOTE: These are Microsoft Excel spreadsheet files - they work best on a PC, using the Microsoft Office Suite.

The following measures are available in these applications:

Retrofit Application rebates: For installing qualifying equipment in existing buildings. Select from a pre-set menu of common measures; calculations are built into the application.

  • Lighting - For all lighting retrofit projects (NOTE: Make sure any LED lighting products you install are ENERGY STAR or DesignLights Consortium certified)
  • Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) - For new high-efficiency heating and cooling equipment
  • Motors and VSDs - For new motors and variable speed drives on HVAC equipment
  • Refrigeration - For grocery and convenience store refrigeration retrofits
  • Food Service Equipment - For new high-efficiency food service equipment
  • High Efficiency Ice Makers
  • Plug Load Controls - For beverage vending machines, refrigerated coolers and snack machines, and plug load occupancy sensors
  • Building Envelope - For window film improvements
  • Industrial Equipment - For industrial 3-phase high frequency battery chargers
  • Custom - For ALL OTHER retrofit projects not included in the above categories. Applicants must submit engineering/savings calculations with the application and pass a Utility Cost Tool (UCT) test to qualify.

New Construction Application rebates:

  • Lighting - For installing energy efficient lighting in new construction projects. Calculates incentive by Lighting Power Density based on ASHRAE 90.1-2007.
  • Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) - For new high-efficiency heating and cooling equipment
  • Food Service Equipment - For new high-efficiency food service equipment
  • High Efficiency Ice Makers
  • Custom - For ALL OTHER new construction projects not included in the above categories. Applicants must submit engineering/savings calculations with the application and pass a Utility Cost Tool (UCT) test to qualify.
  • Whole Building - Performance rebate for new construction projects based on whole building above-code energy performance. Applicants must submit separate energy model with application.

Additional applications for New Construction (PDFs):

NOTE: DO NOT open a PDF application in your browser window and try to enter information. You must SAVE the PDF to your computer, then open the PDF in Adobe Reader from your hard drive, before entering information.

  • Project Pre-Notification (updated 2/19/2014) - Form to be submitted in a new construction project's design phase, notifying our program of initial information, contacts, proposed systems and estimated dates/costs
  • New Construction Quality Application Bonus (v1, updated 01/01/2018) - Bonus for eligible Trade Allies who submit complete New Construction applications with all supporting documentation

Building Tune-Up Applications (PDFs)

Click below to download and save the Building Tune-Up Rebate Application that fits your project.

NOTE: DO NOT open a PDF application in your browser window and try to enter information. You must SAVE the PDF to your computer, then open the PDF in Adobe Reader from your hard drive, before entering information.


Instructions for downloading, completing, and submitting applications

Step 1 (for PDF applications):

  • Download the free, latest version of Adobe Reader® by clicking the button below. Users must open our applications in Adobe Reader® version 8.0 or later.

    Adobe Reader

Step 2 (for all applications):

  • Save the appropriate rebate application file to your computer's hard drive.

  • NOTE: DO NOT open a PDF application in your browser window and try to enter information. You must SAVE the PDF to your computer, then OPEN the PDF in Adobe Reader from your hard drive, before entering information.

  • Complete the saved rebate application. Figures calculate automatically in the form.

Step 3:


PNM Customer Energy Management Proposal Pilot funding application

This pilot program is designed to support PNM customers that develop energy management and behavioral approaches to saving energy in institutional, commercial and industrial buildings. Click here to download the application, which includes full information on the pilot.


Instructions for submitting LARGE files via Secure File Transfer (SFT):

If your completed rebate application PDF, or other supporting documents, are too large to send via email, you may submit them to us using our Secure File Transfer (SFT).

HOW IT WORKS: Using SFT, your attached file(s) are encrypted and stored securely on a server. The PNM Business Energy Efficiency team then downloads your file(s) from the server.

REQUIREMENTS: Your internet browser must have cookies enabled. To upload multiple files or files greater than 2 GB in size, your computer must have Java installed.

STEPS to submit your large file(s) via SFT:

  1. Go to the MyDNVGL SFT portal.

  2. First-time users only: follow the instructions to REGISTER as a MyDNVGL user.

    1. You will receive an email confirming your request to become a MyDNVGL user. Click on the link in the email to complete your registration.

  3. Once you are a registered user: follow the onscreen instructions to upload your file(s) from your computer's hard drive.

    1. IMPORTANT: Enter PNMEnergyEfficiency@dnvgl.com in the To: field. (The SFT cannot be used to send files to anyone outside the PNM Business Energy Efficiency team.)

    2. Reference the project's installation address in your Subject Line.

    3. Click the "Choose File" button to select your desired file(s) from your computer's hard drive.

    4. Check the "Send notification on file delivery" box to receive a Receipt Notification email when we download your sent file(s).

  4. After you upload your file(s), the PNM Business Energy Efficiency team will receive an email containing a link to download the file(s).

  5. Your file(s) will be available for 14 days on the server; after this period, they will be automatically deleted.

Questions? Email EnergyEfficiency@PNM.com.