​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Water Heater Rebates

Give Your Homebuyers the Comfort and Savings of a High-Efficiency Natuaral Gas Water Heater

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

Type of natural gas water heater​ Uniform Energy Factor ​Mail-in Rebate Amount
Tankless​.80 UEF and greater​$250
​Tank ≤ 55 gallons

.64 UEF and greater, Medium Usage Bin 

(≤ 75,000 Btu)*





Tank ≤ 55 gallons

.68 UEF and greater, High Usage Bin

 (≤ 75,000 Btu)*​

​Tank > 55 gallons

.80 UEF and greater, High Usage Bin 

(≤ 75,000 Btu)*​

Note: For rebate to apply, the new equipment must be listed and Uniform Energy Factor (UEF) or thermal efficiency verified in the Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) directory or ENERGY STAR@​ Websites.​

​*For tank water heaters > 75,000 Btuh, the minimum thermal efficiency is 88%.

How the Program Works​

  1. ​Work with the dealer or plumber of your choice to determine the best natural gas water heater for the homes you build. Install a qualifying water heater in the homes you build between Jan. 1 - Dec. 31.
  2. Work with your dealer or plumber to complete a rebate application. Please review all program guidelines and requirements on back of rebate application.

    Water Heater Rebate form (PDF)​    

  3. Have your dealer or installer sign the rebate application form.
  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 and serial number.
  6. Mail us the completed application including required signatures, along with dated sales invoice. In order to secure your rebate, submit all the paperwork by the calendar year end (Dec. 31).

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

  7. We'll mail your rebate check within eight weeks following the receipt of your completed application.

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

Rebate program funds are budgeted on an annual basis.  Rebate amounts and availability are subject to approval by the Mississippi Public Service Commission.



​​​​​All rebates must be submitted by Dec. 31, 2018.