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Boiler & Boiler System Component Rebates

Boilers are some of the hardest working pieces in a facility. Our boiler and boiler system component rebates help ensure your facility operates as efficiently as possible.

 Qualifying equipment

Equipment  Efficiency requirement** Rebate amount 
High-efficiency hot water boilers  85%- 87.9%  $1,700/MMBtuh input +
 [$200/MMBtuh input x (New efficiency rating - 85)]
High-efficiency hot water boilers   ≥ 88% $2,700/MMBtuh input +
[$200/MMBtuh input x (New efficiency rating - 88)]
Low-pressure steam boilers   ≥ 84% $1,300/MMBtuh input +
 [$200/MMBtuh input x (New efficiency rating - 84)]
 High-pressure steam boilers  ≥ 83% $1,000/MMBtuh input +
 [$200/MMBtuh input x (New efficiency rating - 83)]
Commercial Boiler Turbulator 35% of equipment & installating costs; $750/boiler cap
Fully Modulating Boiler Burner $450 per MMBtu;
not to exceed 25% of equipment & installation costs
Stack Damper $250 per MMBtu boiler input;
not to exceed 35% of equipment & installation costs
Boiler Reset Control $150/control system;
not to exceed equipment cost
Boiler Cut-out Control  $150/control system;
not to exceed equipment cost 
Linkageless Controls $300/MMBtu input

**Boiler efficiency rating to represent the installed operating efficiency of the boiler for the application (i.e. based on designed return water temperature, average input level, steam pressure, etc.).

 

Boiler System Rebate Amounts & Sample Calculations

Example: Hot water boiler
  2,000,000 Btu/hr. input
  87% designed efficiency

     (87-85) = 2 X $200 = $400 + $1,700 = $2,100 x 2,000,000 / 1,000,000

Rebate Amount = $4,200 

Example: Low pressure steam boiler
  400,000 Btu/hr. input
  86% designed efficiency
     (86-84) = 2 X $200 = $400 + $1,300 = $1,700 x 400,000 / 1,000,000

Rebate Amount = $680 

Example: High pressure steam boiler
  1,0000,000 Btu/hr. input
  83% designed efficiency
     (83-83) = 0 X $200 = $0 + $1,000 = $1,000 x 1,000,000 / 1,000,000

Rebate Amount = $1,000 

Program basics

  • Program is valid Jan. 1, 2014 through Dec. 31, 2014.
  • Rebate must be applied for during the calendar year in which the equipment is installed.
  • Equipment must be installed at a location heated with natural gas from CenterPoint Energy in Minnesota.

How to receive your rebate

  1. Install qualifying new equipment at a location heated with natural gas from CenterPoint Energy in Minnesota for a commercial account.*

  2. All applications boiler system and boiler system component rebates must be received by Dec. 31 of the calendar year in which the equipment is installed. Include copies of the dated invoice and proof of installation. To avoid delays, please submit your paperwork as soon as equipment installation is complete. Mail completed paperwork to:

    Commercial Rebate Processing, HQ-14
    CenterPoint Energy
    PO Box 59038
    Minneapolis, MN 55459-0038

  3. Allow six to eight weeks for rebate processing.

*Rebate amounts vary by equipment. Rebate funds are limited and subject to change without prior notice. Requests will be granted on a first-come, first-served basis. Caps are for one calendar year. 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.

Contact us
For more information contact your account manager or call our Business Customer Hotline: 612-321-4939 or toll-free 877-809-3803.