Multifamily Water and Space Heating Program ​

​This program benefits multi-family developers who facilitate the installation of non-electric water heating in multifamily projects within CenterPoint Energy’s electric service territory.

  • ​The program provides different incentive levels for market-rate and affordable (hard-to-reach or HTR) properties.
  • All water heating equipment must meet or exceed applicable federal efficiency standards or local building codes, as applicable.
  • Incentives are available for individual water heaters, boilers, and combination unit gas heating systems.
  • For storage tank water heaters:
    • 40 gallon capacity water heaters must have an efficiency factor (EF) of at least 0.62.
    • 50 gallon capacity water heaters must have an efficiency factor (EF) of at least 0.60.

Incentives

 Type Market Rate Hard-to-Reach  
Individual Water Heaters$250  $450 
Boilers$150$250 
​Combo Unit/Gas Heating System​$350*-$500*​$550*-$750*

*This range depends on an energy savings analysis performed to determine actual energy savings.

Contact us for more information on this program​​.

Download the current Program Guidebook for more information.