​​​​​​​​​​​​Water Heater Rebates

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

CenterPoint Energy offers homebuilders great 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.

For New Construction

Type of natural gas water heater Thermal efficiency / Uniform Energy Factor  Mail-in rebate amount
Tank .70 or greater UEF*$50
​Tankless.80 and greater UEF​$250

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 greater than or equal to 75,000 Btuh, minimum thermal efficiency is 88 percent.

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 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 of receiving your completed rebate application.

​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.

Rebate program funds are budgeted on an annual basis.  Rebate amounts and availability are subject to approval by the Oklahoma Corporation Commission.​



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