Incentives are offered to multifamily project developers who agree to facilitate the installation of non-electric water heating in both market rate and affordable rate multifamily projects within CenterPoint Energy’s electric distribution service territory.
- The Program incentives apply to multifamily units within CenterPoint Energy’s electric distribution service territory.
- All water heating equipment 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 2014 incentive rates are summarized below:
|Individual Water Heaters||$250||$450|
|Combo Unit/Gas Heating Systems||$350-$500*||$550-$750*|
|Central Service Water Heaters (Boilers)||$150||$250|
*This incentive range is based on an energy saving analysis that will be performed to determine actual energy savings.
For more information, please email our program contact at waterspaceheating@CenterPointEnergy.com.
Additional Program InformationPlease visit our sponsor portal for 2014 forms and information.