Save energy and money when you install a natural gas water heater. Receive $50 for a natural gas water heater, rated at .62 EF or higher or a tankless water heater rated at .80 EF or higher. The greater the efficiency, the greater your rebate. Whether you are replacing an existing water heater or installing a new one, a CenterPoint Energy rebate makes that purchase easier.
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: Ratings will be determined by referencing the Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) and how the piece of equipment is rated in their directory.
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.
Program dates are Jan. 1, 2015 - Dec. 31, 2015. 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.
Three easy steps to receive a rebate
1. Purchase and install qualifying new natural gas equipment at a location with natural gas service from CenterPoint Energy in Oklahoma. Account number must be activated for installation address in order for rebate to be processed.
2. Complete the rebate form with your contactor or installer.
3. Submit the rebate form with a copy of the invoice to:
Water Heater Rebate
PO Box 59038
Minneapolis, MN 55459-0038
Make sure the invoice includes the date, brand, model number, serial number and applicable efficiency rating. Submit all the paperwork by calendar year end (Dec. 31).
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 warranty rebated equipment.
Allow eight weeks for rebate processing, from the time CenterPoint Energy receives your completed paperwork.
For more information contact Robin Slater at 580-250-5426 or send an email to Robin.Slater@centerpointenergy.com.