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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!







 For new construction or replacement of natural gas water heater

type of natural gas water heater  Energy factor mail-in Rebate
Tank (40 gallons or more) .62 or greater EF $50
Tank (less than 40 gallons) .64 or greater EF $50
Tankless .80 or greater EF $250

For replacement of electric resistance water heater with natural gas*

type of natural gas water heater  energy factor mail-in Rebate 
Tank (40 gallons or more) .62 or greater EF $900
Tank (less than 40 gallons) .64 or greater EF $900
Tankless  .80 or greater EF $900

*CenterPoint Energy will examine natural gas usage history to confirm eligibility for electric replacement rebate levels.

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. See

Energy factor (EF) is the ratio of useful energy output from the water heater to the total amount of energy delivered to the water heater.

Cash for dealers 

Receive a $50 dealer incentive for each qualifying tankless water heater rebate processed listing your company as the installer. 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.

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 Oklahoma Corporation Commission.      

How the program works

1. Work with your customers to determine the best natural gas water heater for their home. Install a qualifying water heater between January 1 -  December 31, 2015. 

2. Generate a rebate application for your customers and builders. Simply type your information in the interactive fields and then print your 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. 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 customer name, the install date, brand, complete model number, serial number and applicable efficiency rating.
6. Mail us the completed application, including required signatures, along with your dated sales invoice.  In order to secure your rebate, submit all the paperwork by the calendar year end (December 31). 

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

7. We'll mail a rebate to your customer or builder within 8 weeks following the receipt of your completed application.

For more information contact your Energy Efficiency Consultant by email or call 580-250-5426.

Please note: This rebate offer is only available for Oklahoma 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.


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