Houston, TX CenterPoint Energy Retro-Commissioning Program

CenterPoint Energy has introduced their Retro-Commissioning Program, which provides free retro-commissioning and technical analysis for eligible facilities within their electric service territory in the Houston metropolitan area. The CenterPoint Energy Retro-commissioning program helps facility owners and managers identify a portfolio of energy efficiency measures the customer can choose to implement. Successful implementation can earn incentives of up to $10,000.

Partner Energy is an approved Retro-Commissioning agent for the program and can assist eligible properties to take advantage of the program.

Basics:

  • Technical Energy Analysis performed on your facility at NO cost to Owner by a qualified Retro-Commissioning Agent (engineering consulting firms specializing in your market segment).
  • Customer must install at their own cost, specified low cost measures identified in the Analysis which reduces operation and energy costs sufficiently to be a cost-effective project and resulting in a Simple Payback < 3 years.
  • Customer has opportunity to earn incentives up to $10,000.
  • Existing facilities should be at least 400,000 square feet of air-conditioned space for Retro-Commissioning “Full” projects, or, between 150,000 and 400,000 square feet of air-conditioned space for Retro-Commissioning “Fast Track” projects.

Benefits:

  • Free technical Analysis
  • Low implementation cost
  • Lower operating cost
  • Cash incentives
  • Payback typically less than 3 years
  • Increased tenant comfort
  • Longer equipment life
  • 3rd Party validation

Eligibility:

  • Facility must be within CenterPoint territory.
  • Office buildings, healthcare, educational facilities, etc.
  • Non-transmission class (<69 kV service), OR transmission class nonprofit, education or government facilities.
  • Demonstrated potential energy savings.
  • Facility must have control systems.