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Financial Incentive Program

Place New Mexico

Name El Paso Electric Company - Residential Efficiency Program (New Mexico)
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Residential, Small Business
Eligible Technologies Building Insulation, Central Air conditioners, Duct/Air sealing, Heat pumps, Refrigerators, Geothermal Heat Pumps, Evaporative Cooling Units, Solar Screens
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs, Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount Ground Source Heat Pump: $600

Evaporative Cooling Units: $300 - $500
Central AC Packaged/Split Systems: $200 - $400
Central Heat Pump Packaged/Split Systems: $300 - $500
Ground Source Heat Pump: $600
Solar Screens: $1/sq. ft.
Refrigerator Recycling: $30
Insulation: Varies by project specifications
Air Infiltration Control (Gas): $0.075/CFM reduction
Air Infiltration Control (Electric Resistance):$0.239/CFM reduction
Air Infiltration Control (Heat Pump): $0.134/CFM reduction
Duct Efficiency: Contact utility
Energy Star New Home: Contact utility

Equipment Requirements See program web site for equipment requirements

Installation Requirements Air infiltration and duct improvement only available for houses with central air conditioning.

Program Administrator El Paso Electric Company
Website http://www.epesaver.com/
Date added to DSIRE 2009-12-15
Last DSIRE Review 2012-05-10

References DSIRE[1]


EPE offers incentives to residential customers in its New Mexico service territory that purchase and install high efficiency equipment for residential use. Eligible equipment includes air conditioners, heat pumps, evaporative cooling units, replacement windows, air infiltration equipment, insulation, new homes, duct efficiency, and solar screens. An incentive is also available for the proper recycling of working refrigerator units. Rebates are valid for new or existing residential dwellings. Some incentives, including insulation, vary depending on the type, size, original efficiency, and end efficiency of the installation. Qualified contractors must install certain equipment to qualify customers for rebates. Once equipment is installed, complete application form and submit with a copy of your receipt or contractor invoice to the address on the Rebate Application Form. Receipts and invoices need to clearly indicate equipment specifics, including efficiency and model number. Customers should carefully review the rebate documents and program requirements before purchasing a system. Efficiency and performance standards of equipment must meet minimum program requirements. Contractors and customers can call the utility or a program representative for more information.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Energy Efficiency Programs
Department El Paso Electric Company

Address PO Box 910

Place Las Cruces, New Mexico
Zip/Postal Code 88004
Phone (575) 523-3533

Email energyefficiency@epelectric.com
Website http://www.epesaver.com/

  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"