Heating System Rebates for Builders & Developers

CenterPoint E​nergy offers homebuilders great rebates when they purchase and install qualifying high-efficiency heating equipment in the homes they build. Start adding to your bottom line with rebates.

Natural gas heating system  Efficiency rating​​ Mail-in rebate
​Forced-air furnace​95% AFUE or higher​$400
Forced-air furnace90% to 94.9% AFUE$300
Hydronic heating system82% AFUE
or higher
$300

AFUE-Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency.

Note: For rebate to apply, the new equipment must be listed and AFUE verified on the current Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) or ENERGY STAR​​®​ websites.

How the program works

  1. Please review the Terms and Conditions below.
  2. Work with your heating dealer to buy and install qualifying heating systems for the homes or businesses you build on CenterPoint Energy service lines between Jan. 1-Dec. 31.
  3. Have your heating dealer submit a rebate application for your installation (including electronic copy of the dated invoice containing the required information in the Terms & Conditions below) through our online rebate processing system.

  4. Online Submission
    Customers will receive their rebate faster when your company submits the rebate application through our dealer - only processing system. (Application must contain electronic copy of the dated invoice with required information in the Terms & Conditions below.)

    Paper Submission
    Complete the application below. Complete the interactive fields then print your completed form. Please review all program guidelines and requirements on the back of the rebate application.

    Heating System Rebate Form (PDF)

    Include a copy of your dated sales receipt/invoice (listing the qualifying heating system purchased) with your rebate form. Note: A recall or generic receipt will not be accepted.

    Mail the completed application, including required signature and dated sales receipt/invoice, within the calendar year of purchase to:

    Residential Heating Rebate
    CenterPoint Energy
    P.O. Box 59038
    Minneapolis, MN 55459-0038

    If the rebate application is for a heating/water heater combination unit, the dealer or plumber can use the fill-and-print rebate form below, following the instructions on the form.
  5. Receive your rebate check within eight weeks of when we receive the completed rebate application.

Terms & Conditions

This rebate offer is only available to homes and businesses served with natural gas from CenterPoint Energy in Mississippi. The completed Online Rebate Form must be submitted no later than December 31 in the year equipment was installed.

Equipment installed under warranty replacement does not qualify for the rebate.

CenterPoint Energy reserves the right to inspect the installed equipment.

Builders should negotiate with homeowners to determine who receives the rebate. 

Heating dealers are not eligible to receive their customer’s rebate.

Dated invoice must include

  • Purchaser name
  • Installation address
  • Brand of heating system
  • Complete model number
  • Serial number of heating system
  • Dealer company name and address
  • New programmable thermostat brand and complete model number must also be listed on invoice for qualifying installations.

Rebate Processing​

  • Rebates will be processed in the order that they were received and are paid on a first-come, first serve basis.
  • CenterPoint Energy is not responsible if the dealer does not provide accurate information about the amount of a rebate or equipment eligibility.
  • It is the responsibility of the dealer and the purchaser to ensure that the program requirements are met. If program requirements are not met, no rebate will be paid.
  • Rebate qualifications and amounts are subject to change.
  • CenterPoint Energy Conservation Improvement Program (CIP) rebate programs may be cancelled or changed at any time.
  • CenterPoint Energy issues a cash rebate not utility bill credits. 

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 rebate equipment under warranty.

Rebate program funds are budgeted on an annual basis.

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

 

 

​​​​​All rebates must be submitted by Dec. 31, 2019.