​​​​​Installation Guidelines & Applications

Year-Round Construction Services

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CenterPoint Energy brings clean burning, reliable, efficient natural gas to residential and commercial customers throughout the year. Learn more about our construction services below.

Joint Trench Installation 

Save time and money by planning ahead for joint utility installation. Let CenterPoint Energy coordinate same trench installation of your project for natural gas, electricity, telephone and cable.

Permit requirements

Planning ahead for natural gas can help keep projects on track. Turnaround time for installation can vary based on the season, complexity of the project and permitting time.

Meter Installation

Maintaining curb appeal is critical for builders and developers. CenterPoint Energy offers several different meter placement options.

Temporary heat

When you need temporary heat for your commercial project, choose natural gas!

Main and Service lines Installations

CenterPoint Energy has the connection you need to ensure timely installation of natural gas mains and/or service lines within your project.

Out-of-season Charges

In most cases, CenterPoint Energy installs natural gas year 'round - even during the winter months.

Converting to Natural Gas

Natural gas is cost-effective, comfortable, convenient and a wise choice for the environment.

Site Readiness

To ensure timely installation of natural gas for your project, please make sure all of the site readiness requirements have been completed.

View a list of downloadable installation applications​.