CCF  - 1 CCF=100 cubic feet of gas. This is how we measure your monthly usage. 

MCF -  1 MCF=1000 cubic feet of gas or 10 CCF. This is how we measure your monthly usage.

MMBtu is the heating value of gas. Your meter measures in CCF (hundreds of cubic feet) which we multiply by the Btu factor to determine the heating capacity of the gas you used.

Customer charge and base amount. Covers fixed costs for reading meters, issuing bills, maintaining facilities and gas lines, postage, etc. These costs occur even if you do not use gas during a billing period.

Customer charge and distribution charge. Covers fixed costs for reading meters, issuing bills, maintaining facilities and gas lines, postage, etc. These costs occur even if you do not use gas during a billing period.

Administrative Charge #1 allows CenterPoint Energy to recover non-gas costs necessary to reliably serve our transportation customers.

Administrative Charge #2 allows CenterPoint Energy to recover non-gas costs associated with wireless telemetering equipment necessary to reliably serve our transportation customers.

Gas Cost Adjustment (GCA) is the cost CenterPoint Energy pays for the gas it delivers to its customers.

Weather Normalization Adjustment (WNA) reduces the effect of abnormally cold weather on customer bills and reduces the impact of revenue loss to the Company during unusually warm weather. It applies to bills mailed between November 1 and April 30.

Municipal Franchise Adjustment is a fee paid to the city for the gas company’s use of right-of-way in streets and alleys.

Combined pressure factor – necessary to adjust the volume for a meter with a standard index dependent on the amount of pressure on that line.

 


Features of Your Bill

We Spoke with Customers Like You and Designed Our Bill to be User-Friendly

 

 

Features include:

  • Bill summary on the front and bill details on the back
  • Due date and amount in large, bold print 
  • Gas usage at-a-glance chart
  • Important safety, savings, products and services information printed right on the bill

How to read your natural gas bill

 

Sample bill

Bill Overview

Learn more about convenient features of our bill. 


View a sample of Final Notice (PDF) before disconnection for non-payment.