​​​​​​​​​Natural Gas Energy Analysis​

Looking for ways to cut costs for your business?​​​

A Natural Gas Energy Analysis from CenterPoint Energy can help. Our certified ene​rgy auditor will visit your facility, inspect your building envelope and installed natural gas equipment, examine how it is operated​ and identify opportunities to improve energy efficiency. You'll receive a detailed report with specific recommendations, many of which qualify for rebates, to help you develop a plan for energy-saving improvements. Request your natural gas energy analysis today.

Participating customers will also be eligible for free direct install natural gas saving measures at no additional cost, including programmable thermostats, low-flow aerators and showerheads, pre-rinse spray valves, and weather stripping for exterior doors.

Natural gas Energy Analysis

What happens at a Natural Gas Energy Analysis?​​​​

CenterPoint Energy's certified energy auditor will tour your facility and:

  1. Analyze your facility's recent natural gas use (excluding process load).
  2. Work with you to identify specific issues and needs.
  3. Thoroughly inspect your building envelope, including doors, windows and insulation.
  4. Catalog and review installed natural gas equipment and how you currently operate it.
  5. Provide a detailed written report that includes:
    • Specific energy-saving recommendations
    • Projected energy and cost savings for each measure
    • General costs to implement improvements
    • Estimated payback period for each suggested improvement
    • Available CenterPoint Energy Rebates and other programs to help offset initial costs to implement improvements
    • Analysis of your recent energy consumption
    • Inventory of current installed natural gas and related energy equipment

You'll end up with a comprehensive and detailed assessment to help you develop and implement a plan to save energy for your operation - now and for years to come.

Any size industry can benefit

Whether you operate a smaller commercial business such as a coffee shop or hair salon, or are responsible for a mid-size or larger facility such as a church, school, multi-family building or hospital, you'll benefit from the practical, hands-on solutions of our Natural Gas Energy Analysis. Schedule your natural gas energy analysis now.

Low cost, high value

Customer co-payments for each Natural Gas Energy Analysis are tailored to facility size and natural gas consumption. Each is subsidized by CenterPoint Energy and offers an extraordinary value:

Analysis Facility Size* Scope​​ Co-pay
BasicSmall-volume
(Firm A & B accounts)
Basic review with high-level report

$50
(Valued at $500!)

Comprehensive**Mid-volume
(Firm C & Interruptible SVA accounts)
Comprehensive review with detailed technical report and calculations$200 
(Valued at $1,300!)
Custom​***Large-volume Interruptible SVB & LVI accountsSame as Comprehensive Analysis; targeted to special customer needs/ preferencesBased on facility size and services provided; $2,500 maximum

Ad-hoc services

Any size facility

May include infrared scans, steam trap surveys or other customized services

Estimate provided based on facility size and services offered
Facilities are eligible for a Natural Gas Energy Analysis once every five years.
*If this facility is served by other CenterPoint Energy natural gas accounts with higher consumption, a different co-pay may apply.
** Traditional analysis for mid-sized customers, per the original program design, serving the majority of participants.
***Custom Analysis provides for more comprehensive review and/or specialty technical analysis of primarily larger facilities, but is not to be considered an industrial or process efficiency audit, or a re-commissioning project.
Note:The analysis does not include electric consumption, except as related to natural gas equipment, so is not to be considered a comprehensive energy audit.