For more information, please email our program contact at waterspaceheating@CenterPointEnergy.com.
Developers who agree to facilitate the installation of qualifying high-efficiency non-electric water heating in eligible multi-family projects are subject to the following requirements:
- The Program incentives apply to multifamily units within CNP's electric distribution service territory.
- All water heating equipment to be installed must meet or exceed applicable federal efficiency standards or local building codes, as applicable. For storage tank water heaters, these standards were revised in 2004. For natural gas storage tank water heaters, the current federal standards are:
IncentivesFor projects involving the installation of individual water heaters and central service water heaters, the program provides different incentive levels for market-rate (residential) and affordable (hard-to-reach or HTR). The 2009 incentive rates are summarized below:
|Individual Water Heaters||$250||$450|
|Central Service Water Heaters (Boilers)||$200||$350|
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