Proposed 2018 Commercial Energy Conservation Codes RESCHEDULED FOR JULY 29, 2020 - 9:30 AM

AGC New Mexico Members,

Please find below the notice of hearing and the Proposed 2018 Commercial & Residential Energy Conservation Codes rescheduled hearing for July 29, 2020. The original public hearing scheduled for July 13, 2020 is canceled due to inadvertence in the notice of hearing failing to be published prompting the hearing to be reset for July 29, 2020.

The Construction Industries Commission will convene a public hearing on the following proposed changes to the administrative code to include the repeal of its rule 14.7.6 NMAC – 2009 NEW MEXICO ENERGY CONSERVATION CODE and replace it with 14.7.6 NMAC – 2018 NEW MEXICO RESIDENTIAL ENERGY CONSERVATION CODE and additionally add a new part as 14.7.9 NMAC – 2018 NEW MEXICO COMMERCIAL ENERGY CONSERVATION CODE. The hearing will be held before a hearing officer, at which time any interested person is invited to submit data, views or arguments on the proposed changes, either orally or in writing, and to examine witnesses testifying at the hearing. The original public hearing scheduled for July 13, 2020 is canceled due to inadvertence in the notice of hearing failing to be published prompting the hearing to be reset for July 29, 2020.

The hearing is scheduled as follows:
The hearing begins 9:30 a.m., July 29, 2020, at the New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Department (Toney Anaya Building – Rio Grande Conference Room (on the 2nd Floor), located at 2550 Cerrillos Rd., Santa Fe, NM 87504 and will remain open until 10:00 a.m. or until participants have an opportunity to make public comment, whichever is longer.

Interested persons may secure copies of the proposed changes by accessing the Construction Industries Division website ( to download the proposed rules or by written request to the Santa Fe CID Office – Toney Anaya Building, 2550 Cerrillos Rd. Santa Fe, NM 87505, attention: Mary James.

In order to ensure that the rules hearing is open to the public in a manner allowing members of the public to participate while social distancing due to COVID-19, the division shall implement the following procedures: You may send written comments to: Construction Industries Division, P.O. Box 25101, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504, Attention: Public Comments. Written comments may also be faxed to (505) 476-4685/ 505) 476-4702 or submitted to Mary James at her email address: All written comments must be received no later than 9:30 a.m., on the day of the public hearing, Wednesday, July 29, 2020. You may also review submitted comments by contacting Mary James at her email address above.

On the day of the hearing a division representative shall be stationed at the each of the division offices: Toney Anaya Building, Santa Fe; 5500 San Antonio NE- Suite F Albuquerque and 505 S. Main St – Suite 103 Las Cruces commencing 8:00 a.m. through 9:30 a.m. to receive written comments and to provide for the comments to be admitted into the record during the public hearing. Those desiring to participate in the public video/telephonic hearing process may do so by remote participation through live streaming the meeting or becoming a participant by following these instructions:

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Once you join through the above link you will be provided instructions for accessing the meeting. Event password not required.

Join via telephone: +1-415-655-0002
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You may also access the division’s website at the day of the hearing to locate instructions for participating in the hearing. All persons desiring to make public comment during the hearing shall do so through the webex process notifying the host who shall then ensure the ability for recorded comment. If you have any issues you may contact Kimberly Salazar at (575) 621-8351.

All public comments and documentation will be entered into the record during the public rules hearing. If you require special accommodations to attend the hearing, please notify CID by phone, email, or fax, of such needs as soon as possible to ensure adequate accommodations. Telephone: (505) 476-4616. Email:; Fax No. (505) 476-4702.