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Case Study: The Towers Apartment, Albuquerque

PNM Multifamily Trade Ally Reduces Energy and Maintenance Costs The PNM Multifamily Energy Efficiency program saves more than energy. Towers Apartments (Towers) in Albuquerque had an aging and inefficient lighting system that was wasting energy, resources, and money. Staff estimated…

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PNM Celebrates 10 Years of Energy Efficiency Programs

The PNM Energy Efficiency program portfolio has expanded significantly since its inception ten years ago. New programs have been added and existing programs are continuously being refined to better meet customer needs. In honor of this ten year anniversary, PNM…

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PNM Summer Opportunities

Summer is here, and PNM is here to help you stay cool and save energy! Swimming pool and air conditioning usage goes up during these hot months–check out these opportunities from the PNM Multifamily Energy Efficiency Program to reduce energy…

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What the wind?! Unwanted air leakage, and what to do about it.

Air Leakage = Discomfort + Higher Spending Living in New Mexico, we all know the winds can be intense. The other day the wind was so strong that something strange happened at my house—the fireplace damper opened itself!! The resulting…

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PNM Multifamily Energy Efficiency Program Updates for Spring 2018

Spring 2018 has Sprung? PNM Multifamily Energy Efficiency Program Updates for Spring 2018 The calendar says that the first day of Spring was March 20th.  I don’t think the trees around town use the same calendar.  Buds and blossoms have…

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2017 PNM Multifamily Energy Efficiency Program Report Card

Thanks to our trade allies, 4,807 units completed upgrades and $669,927 in incentives were paid to owners—2017 was a great year for the PNM Multifamily Upgrade Program. Most Common Measures Completed Exterior, in-unit, and common area lighting were the most…

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2016 PNM Multifamily Energy Efficiency Program Report Card

Thanks to our trade allies, 1,479 units completed upgrades and $187,131 in incentives were paid to owners; 2016 was a great year for the PNM Multifamily Upgrade Program. Most Common Measures Completed Exterior, in-unit, and common area lighting were the…

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Case Study: Camino Real Apartments, Albuquerque

Using a Trade Ally Affords Unexpected Opportunities Camino Real’s original energy efficiency project was limited to common area and exterior lighting. However, after working with a PNM Multifamily Trade Ally (ICAST), Maxus Properties, Inc. found additional energy and cost saving…

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20% of Energy Use Goes Towards Heating Water

Save water, energy, and money with these low- and no-cost fixes Discussion of water conservation often overlooks the relationship between water use and energy consumption. On average, 20% of multifamily properties’ energy use is to heat water, which presents an…

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Secure the lowest rates on your property’s mortgage through energy efficiency

Every 10 to 15 years, multifamily apartment owners mortgage their existing properties in order to finance the business improvements for the next 10 to 15 years. To determine the property’s value and expected cash flow, a specialist performs a pro…

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