CenterPoint EnergyElectric Transmission and Distribution
ENERGY STAR® Low-Rise Multifamily Program

This voluntary program provides financial incentives and assistance to developers that are committed to construct qualifying multifamily complexes within the CenterPoint Energy electric distribution territory. The goal of the program is to create a sustainable market that leads to:

  • An increase in supply of ENERGY STAR certified low-rise multifamily units; 
  • increased consumer demand and perceived value of ENERGY STAR certified low-rise multifamily units; and 
  • increased improvements in ENERGY STAR certified low-rise multifamily unit performance.

To achieve this goal, CenterPoint Energy is committed to increasing consumer awareness of ENERGY STAR certified low-rise multifamily units and the developers producing them. CenterPoint Energy is also committed to working in partnership with industry leaders who can contribute to the creation of a market for ENERGY STAR certified low-rise multifamily units.

INCENTIVES

CenterPoint Energy Houston Electric is providing financial incentives to reward Developers and HERS raters for each multifamily unit that meets program guidelines. Currently, the following incentives are offered:

Requirement
Incentive Amount
Developer
HERS Rater
ENERGY STAR Version 3.0 Certification
$235/unit
$15/unit

For more information, please email our program contact at: Sarah.Andrews@CenterPointEnergy.com.