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2015 Water Heater rebates
Water Heater rebates

Encourage your customers to replace their existing water heater before it leaks. When they upgrade to a qualifying natural gas water heater when replacing their heating system, they will save time and money. Help your customers choose the water heater that will best fit their needs and they'll start saving energy today!


Natural Gas Water Heater  Energy Factor  Mail-In Rebate 
Tank .62 - .63 EF $70
Tank .64 - .66 EF $85
ENERGY STAR® qualified Tank .67 EF and greater $100
Indirect water heater  When installed with 91% AFUE or greater condensing boiler   $200
Tankless .82 - .89 EF $250
Tankless .90 and greater EF $350

Note: Efficiency will be determined referencing the Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) directory.


Receive a $15 dealer incentive for each qualifying water heater rebate processed listing your company as the dealer. Incentive checks are issued on a quarterly basis.

In order for CenterPoint Energy to issue ongoing incentive payments to dealers, we must have a current copy of your Form W-9 on file. We update W-9 files every two years in compliance with tax laws.

How the program works

  1. Work with your customers to determine the best natural gas water heater for their home that qualifies for a rebate. Install a qualifying water heater between January 1-December 31, 2015.
  2. Generate a rebate application for your customers or builders. Simply type information in the interactive fields and then print the completed form. Please review all program guidelines and requirements on back of rebate application.
  3. The rebate application must be signed by a representative of your company and the purchaser of the equipment.
  4. Attach a copy of the dated sales invoice that shows the equipment purchased.
  5. Mail us the completed application, including required signature along with the dated sales invoice. Submit all requested paperwork by December 31 in the calendar year of installation.

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

We will mail a rebate check to your customer or builder within eight weeks of receiving the completed rebate application.

For more information about this program, send us an email or call us at 612-321-4313 or 800-234-5800 ext. 4313. 

Please note: This rebate offer is only available for Minnesota residential homes served with natural gas service from CenterPoint Energy.

Thermal Efficiency

MN Water Heater Dealer booklet