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Managing Energy Costs
5 tips from the energy experts

There are a number of ways you can stay comfortable and still keep energy costs low... particularly when you have the CenterPoint Energy and clean-burning, efficient natural gas on your side.


1. Save with natural gas appliances throughout your home

Natural gas is an excellent fuel for much more than just home heating. It’s a great option for heating water, drying clothes, cooking, pool heating, and much more. Learn more in Energy Efficient Appliances.

NEW! Cost Calculators show you the savings. 

 Test our interactive operating cost calculators within the Energy Efficient Appliances  section. They will help you make better energy decisions when you calculate the cost difference between operating natural gas and electric appliances, or between standard and high efficiency models.


2. Learn energy-saving tips

There may be simple steps you can take at home to save energy, cut costs and stay comfortable. Learn tips.


3. Heat with efficient natural gas

Seven out of ten homeowners in the U.S. stay cozy warm each heating season with natural gas. Learn about natural gas heating options.


4. Make the most of your move, build, or remodel

If you are moving, building, or remodeling, it's a great time to think about how you can use the time to manage your energy costs such as by upgrading your appliances to efficient, reliable natural gas. View our building and remodeling checklists, and other helpful resources. You can also sign up for account services and more.


5. Understand payment assistance options

If you are having difficulty paying your bill, contact CenterPoint Energy right away. We can help. Learn more.

Energy Efficiency