Save Energy & Money with a High-Efficiency Natural Gas Water Heater
After home heating, hot water is the second largest user of energy in your home – accounting for 15 percent of your total energy use. Save now with a rebate and for years to come with lower energy bills.
|Tank (atmospheric)||.67 and higher EF||$75|
|Tank (power vent)||.67 and higher EF||$250|
.78 and higher EF
(>55 gallons, < 75,000 Btu/hr)
|Tank ||88% Thermal efficiency (>75,000 Btu/hr) Commercial water heater in residential application || $250|
|Indirect water heater||$200|
|Tankless ||.90 and higher EF||$250|
Note: For rebate to apply, the new equipment must be listed and Energy Factor (EF) or thermal efficiency verified on the current Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) directory or
ENERGY STAR@ Websites.
How the Program Works
If equipment is installed by a dealer:
Work with the dealer, plumber or retailer of your choice to purchase and install the best qualifying natural gas water heater for your home between January 1 - December 31.
Have your dealer, plumber or installer submit a rebate application for your installation (including electronic copy of the dated invoice) through our online rebate processing system.
We’ll notify you when the rebate application has been submitted and again when payment is approved. Note: providing your dealer, plumber or installer with your email address allows for faster notification.
Receive your rebate check within eight weeks of when we get the completed rebate application.
If you install the equipment:
Buy and install the best qualifying water heater for your home between January 1 - December 31.
Complete the application below. Simply type your information in the interactive fields and then print your completed form. Please review all program guidelines and requirements on the back of the application.
Water Heater-Retailer Form (PDF)
- Include a copy of your dated sales invoice from the retailer (showing the brand, complete model number and serial number of equipment purchased) to your rebate application form.
- Mail the completed application, including required signatures along with the dated sales invoice within the calendar year of installation to:
Water Heater Rebate Program
PO Box 59038
Minneapolis, MN 55459-0038
- Receive your rebate check within eight weeks of when we get the completed rebate application.
Please note: This rebate offer is only available for Minnesota residential customers who receive natural gas service from CenterPoint Energy. Rebates are paid on a first-come, first-served basis.