CenterPoint Energy - ENERGY STAR Homes Efficiency Program (Texas)
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Last modified on February 12, 2015.
Financial Incentive Program
|Name||CenterPoint Energy - ENERGY STAR Homes Efficiency Program|
|Incentive Type||Utility Rebate Program|
|Applicable Sector||Construction, Installer/Contractor, Residential|
|Eligible Technologies||Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Custom/Others pending approval|
|Energy Category||Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs|
|Amount||ENERGY STAR Rating Incentive: Based upon kW and kWh impacts from REM/Rate file|
|Equipment Requirements||The homes must meet a Version 3 requirements or achieve a HERS index of 72 or below, and be at least 15% more efficient than the 2009 IECC.|
|Date added to DSIRE||2010-09-29|
|Last DSIRE Review||2012-02-08|
The ENERGY STAR New Homes Program provides incentives to builders in the CenterPoint Energy service territory for the new construction of ENERGY STAR certified homes. The homes must meet a Version 3 requirements or achieve a HERS index of 72 or below, and be at least 15% more efficient than the 2009 IECC. Incentives are tied directly to the amount of energy savings. Depending upon the physical location of the home, homes will be paid based upon kW and kWh savings that are calculated for each home. Eligible features include high efficiency windows, HVAC equipment, tight duct work, lighting upgrades and advanced framing.
|Contact Name||Kristi Hardy|
|Address||1111 Louisiana Street|
- Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.