Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency
Last DSIRE Review: 07/20/2012
||Utility Rebate Program
|Eligible Efficiency Technologies:
||Water Heaters, Furnaces , Boilers, Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls, Food Service Equipment, Tankless Water Heaters
|Amount:||Forced-Air Furnace: $300-$400|
Direct Vent Wall Furnace: $200
Hydronic Heating System: $300
Boilers: $1400-$2000/MMBtu input
Modulating Boiler Controls: $1,000/MMBtu input
Vent Dampers: 25% of cost
Boiler Reset/Cut-Out Controls: up to $150/system
Tankless Water Heater: $250
Storage Water Heater: $50
|Maximum Incentive:||Boilers: 25% of equipment costs|
Modulating Boiler Controls: 25%
Vent Dampers: $250/boiler
Boiler Cut-out/Reset Controls: $150/control system
|Equipment Requirements:||Boilers: greater than 85% EF and minimum 100,000 MMBtu|
Primary Furnace: 90% AFUE or higher
Back-up Furnace: 80% AFUE or higher
Hydronic Heating System: 82% AFUE
Direct Vent Wall Furnace: 80% AFUE
Storage Water Heaters: .62 EF or greater
Tankless Water Heaters: .80 EF or greater
To encourage customers to install high-efficiency natural gas equipment in their homes and businesses, CenterPoint Energy offers new construction and retrofit residential and commercial customers rebates on furnaces, water heating, or space heating systems. Commercial customers can also receive incentives up to $1,000 for efficient food service equipment and significant rebates for boilers and boiler components. Contact CenterPoint Energy or visit the program web site listed above for more information on this program.
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