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2015 Water Heater Rebates
Give your homebuyers the comfort and Savings of a high-efficiency natural gas water heater

CenterPoint Energy offers homebuilders great rebates when they purchase and install qualifying high-efficiency water heating equipment in the homes they build.

Work with the dealer or plumber of your choice to select a water heater that fits the needs of your homeowners and start adding to your bottom line with rebates.

Type of natural gas water heater Energy Factor Rebate amount
  Storage tank (40 gallons or more)  .62 or greater EF   $75
Storage tank (less than 40 gallons)  .64 or greater EF  $75
Tankless .80 or greater EF   $500

Note: For rebate to apply, the new equipment must be listed and Energy Factor (EF) or thermal efficiency verified in the Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) directory.

*Energy Factor is the ratio of useful energy output from the water heater to the total amount of energy delivered to the water heater.

Program Basics

Rebates are rewarded on a first-come, first-serve basis until funds are depleted.  Rebate program funds are budgeted on an annual basis.  Rebate amounts and availability are subject to approval by the Arkansas Public Service Commission. 

How the program works

1. Work with the dealer or plumber of your choice to determine the best natural gas water heater for the homes you build.  Install a qualifying water heater in the homes you build between January 1 - December  31, 2015.

2. Work with your dealer or plumber to complete a rebate application. Please review all program guidelines and requirements on back of rebate application.

 3. Have your dealer or installer sign the rebate application form.

4. Be sure to list the number of occupants in the home on the rebate application. We  are unable to process the application without this information.

5. Attach a copy of your dated sales invoice that shows the equipment purchased. Make sure the invoice includes cusotmer name, the install date, brand, complete model number and serial number.

6. Mail us the completed application including required signatures, along with dated sales invoice. In order to secure your rebate, submit all the paperwork by year end (December 31).

Send to:
Water Heater Rebate Program
CenterPoint Energy
PO Box 59038
Minneapolis, MN 55459-0038

7. We'll mail your rebate check 6 - 8 weeks following the receipt of your completed application.

Contact us
For more information contact your Energy Efficiency Consultant by email or call 501-377-4646.

Please note: This rebate offer is only available for Arkansas or the Texas communities of Texarkana, Nash, Redwater or Wake Village residential heating customers who receive natural gas service from CenterPoint Energy. Rebates are paid on a first-come, first-served basis.

Some utility rebates are taxable under Internal Revenue Service rules. Customers are responsible for all applicable taxes.

CenterPoint Energy reserves the right to limit any rebate, and conduct on-site inspection of installed equipment. All decisions by CenterPoint Energy regarding energy savings, cost savings, rebate amounts and approvals are final. CenterPoint Energy cannot guarantee energy savings and does not warrant rebated equipment.