Build in substantial savings when you install a new high-efficiency natural gas heating system in your building. Start adding to your bottom line with rebates.

 Natural Gas Heating Systems

Equipment Energy rating Rebate
Forced-air furnace 90% to 94.9% AFUE $400
Forced-air furnace 95% AFUE or greater $600

Smart thermostat installed
with any qualifying heating

ENERGY STAR® qualified $50
Equipment Efficiency rating Rebate

Combination Unit --
Forced-air furnace and
tankless water heater

95% AFUE or higher (furnace)
and water heater (tankless)

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.   

*To qualify for a rebate, smart thermostat must meet program qualifications:

Program Qualifications

  • Installed with a new heating system that qualifies for a rebate
  • Must be ENERGY STAR® qualified
  • Currently manufactured
  • Used with natural gas furnaces for primary heat
  • One programmable thermostat per heating system installed
  • Professional installation required

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 and 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.

    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.
    Combination Heating/Tankless Rebate Form (PDF)
  4. Receive your rebate check within eight weeks of when we receive the completed rebate application.

Terms & Conditions

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