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Gas vs. Alternate Energy

CenterPoint Energy knows that as builders and trade allies you are constantly weighing alternatives for you and your customers. Our goal is to help you stay informed so you are prepared for questions such as:

  • Should I build natural gas into our homes and developments?
  • Are electric or natural gas ranges more cost effective?
  • How much less does it cost to operate a natural gas water heater?


Calculate the savings

Natural gas is a better, more cost-effective fuel than electricity for jobs such as home heating, cooking, and heating water. See for yourself by calculating a few simple scenarios using our convenient, interactive appliance cost calculators in our Energy Efficient Appliances section. Or, offer these calculators to your customers as a convenient reference.You'll find these calculators:

Natural gas and the environment