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ENERGY STAR® Furnace Program
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Need to install or replace a furnace in your home? Upgrade to a high efficiency model and let New Mexico Gas Company help you pay for the new furnace.

The cost to heat your home can be significant. Replace your existing furnace with a new ENERGY STAR gas furnace with an Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency (AFUE) rating of 90 percent or greater and take advantage of immediate and long term savings. Depending on the AFUE rating, New Mexico Gas Company offers the following tiered rebate program with increasing rebates for increasing efficiencies.

New Homes:
Install a furnace with a 90 percent AFUE: $200 Rebate
Install a furnace with a 92 percent AFUE: $250 Rebate
Install a furnace with a 95 percent AFUE: $300 Rebate

Existing Homes:
Since the cost to replace an existing furnace can be higher than the cost of a new installation, New Mexico Gas Company provides the following rebates:
Install a furnace with a 90 percent AFUE: $275 Rebate
Install a furnace with a 92 percent AFUE: $325 Rebate
Install a furnace with a 95 percent AFUE: $375 Rebate

Contact a participating contractor to take advantage of this rebate. You must use a participating contractor in order to qualify. List of participating contractors - Coming Soon!

How to Participate
1. Contact one of our participating contractors.
2. Hire a participating contractor to install a new ENERGY STAR furnace in your home.
3. Submit the New Mexico Gas Company Rebate Application along with a copy of your invoice to the rebate processing center. Applications may be submitted by email, fax or U.S. Mail.
4. Your rebate check will be mailed from the processing center in six to eight weeks.

About ENERGY STAR Furnaces
Earning the ENERGY STAR means products meet strict energy efficiency guidelies set by the the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). By choosing ENERGY STAR certified heating and cooling equipment and taking steps to optimize its performance, you can enhance the comfort of your home while saving energy. Saving energy helps you save money on utility bills and protect our climate by helping prevent harmful carbon pollution and reducing other greenhouse gases.

Federal Tax Credits
In December 2012, Congress passed legislation which provides Federal Tax Credits for some consumer energy efficiency products. Certain furnaces are eligible for the tax credit.

Qualifying Furnaces
http://downloads.energystar.gov/bi/qplist/Furnaces_Product_List.pdf

Federal Tax Credits for Consumer Energy Efficiency
http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=tax_credits.tx_index

IRS Form 5695 (including instructions)
http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f5695.pdf

Note: This information pertains to residential energy improvements. The IRS rules are subject to change and the information provided may not be comprehensive. Other credits may be available or may become available. Contact the IRS or a tax preparer for advice.

More Information
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) offers an online guide to energy-efficient heating and cooling
to help you make decisions about your home’s HVAC system that can help save on energy costs and improve
your overall comfort at home.

The ENERGY STAR website includes information about ENERGY STAR qualified furnaces: http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?fuseaction=find_a_product.showProductGroup&pgw_code=FU

Check out the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) directory of certified product performance: http://www.ahridirectory.org/ahriDirectory/pages/home.aspx

To find out more about the ENERGY STAR Furnace Program, please call 877-501-7835.

Are you a contractor interested in participating in this program?

Fill out our Contractor Registration Form: http://tinyurl.com/Furnace-Program-Interest

If you have any questions, please contact Robin Ribble-Harder at robin@nmsaves.com