In most cases, CenterPoint Energy installs natural gas service lines year 'round even during the coldest winter months where the main is available on the house side of the street.
Frost burner ||$240 per frost burner per day
Two burners typically needed for two days. Additional usage may be needed per site conditions.
Mains||$2 per foot|
Residential services ||$4 per foot|
Commercial services ||$8 per foot|
Guard posts ||Costs for guard posts installed Nov. 1 to
Mar. 31 will include costs for time and material.
|Meet these dates, and you can avoid out-of-season charges.
Please refer to the site-readiness checklist.
| || Sept. 15||
Oct. 1 || Oct. 15|| Nov. 1|
| All mains ||Application due||Site ready|| || |
| All service lines || || || Application due|| Site ready*|
| Temp heat || || || Application due|| Site ready|
You can avoid out-of-season service installation charges if you meet these conditions:
Natural gas is available at the street
You apply for natural gas service by Oct. 15
Your site meets readiness requirements by Nov. 1
Out-of-season charges: $4 per foot. An additional $240 per burner per day will be assessed if a frost burner is needed.