Thank You for Helping Save Electricity!

Electric energy efficiency equipment rebates from CenterPoint Energy can help you save money. There are more than 20 electric energy efficiency programs and services for business and residential customers.

Programs run on a calendar year basis.

Thank you to our customers! Through these programs, customers saved more than 215 million kWh and reduced our carbon footprint by 152,000 metric tons, which is equivalent to the annual electricity usage from 25,000 homes.

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Builders & Developers

CenterPoint Energy High Efficiency Homes®

Program provides builders with sales and operational training, marketing support, and floor plan reviews for energy efficiency to encourage builders to construct homes to higher energy-efficient standards. It also educates home buyers on the benefits of buying a high-performance home.

Multi-Family High Efficiency New Construction Program

Program promotes construction and certification of new ENERGY STAR® low-rise multi-family developments by providing incentives and assistance to Developers and HERS raters.

Multifamily Water and Space Heating Program​

This program benefits multi-family developers who install non-electric water heating systems in multifamily projects.

Multifamily Direct Install Program

Program provides existing affordable-housing properties access to energy efficiency updates at no cost to the developer, property owner or tenants.

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Commercial & Small Industrial Programs

Coolsaver A/C Tune-up

Program provides commercial customers with a FREE A/C tune-up from participating A/C Contractors.

Commercial Standard Offer Program

Program provides incentives to new or existing facilities for qualified energy efficiency upgrades.

Load Management

Program provides incentives for quickly decreasing or shifting your operation’s energy usage when notified during the summer peak period.


Program provides a free engineering analysis (comparable to an ASHRAE Level 2 Audit) to identify no-cost or low-cost projects to reduce energy usage.

Data Center Energy Efficiency

Program helps operators maintain reliability, maximize uptime and earn cash incentives by implementing energy-efficiency measures.

Healthcare Energy Efficiency

Program is offered at no cost and provides technical support and cash incentives to hospitals, clinics, assisted living/nursing care, laboratories, and medical office buildings.


Program provides technical assistance, engineering analysis, performance benchmarking and incentives for upgrades to schools, universities, municipalities and non-profits.

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Distributors, Contractors, Agencies

Residential Standard Offer

This program provides incentives to approved contractors for making energy efficient upgrades to participating homes.

Hard-To-Reach Standard Offer

Program provides incentives to contractors, service companies and community agencies that work with eligible low-income residential customers to install energy efficient equipment. Non-profit agencies, who build new homes to ENERGY STAR® standards for low-income families, also qualify.

Mid-Stream Market Transformation

Program provides incentives to air conditioning and pool pump distributors who work with dealers and contractors to install higher efficiency equipment in residential projects.

Agencies in Action

CenterPoint Energy’s Agencies in Action helps income-eligible houses providing comprehensive whole-house energy efficiency upgrades.

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​​Industrial Identification Notice​

The Industrial Identification Notice Form (PDF)​ applies to indus​trial customers who wish to opt-out of our Energy Efficiency programs for 2022. Completed forms must be completed and submitted not later than February 1, 2021 to​.   ​​​​​​​