​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​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.

 

Type of natural gas water heater Thermal efficiency / Uniform Energy Factor Rebate amount
  Tank (less than 75,000 Btu/hr) .70 or greater UEF  $75
Tank (75,000 Btu/hr or greater).88% thermal efficiency or greater$200 per 100,000 Btuh input, not to exceed 25% of total equipment cost
Tankless.80 or greater UEF  $500

​Combination unit

(Forced-air furnace and tankless water heater)

≥ 95 %​ AFUE (furnace)

tankless water heater

​$1,500

Note: For rebate to apply, the new equipment must be listed and Uniform Energy Factor (UEF) verified on the 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 dealer or plumber to buy and install qualifying natural gas water heaters for the homes and businesses you build on CenterPoint Energy service lines between Jan. 1-Dec. 31.
  3. Have your dealer or plumber 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

This rebate offer is only available to homes and businesses served with natural gas from CenterPoint Energy in Arkansas or the Texas communities of Texarkana, Nash, Redwater or Wake Village. The completed Online Rebate Form must be submitted no later than December 31 in the year equipment was installed.

Fuel switching from electric to natural gas is not eligible for rebate.

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

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

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

Dated invoice must include

  • Purchaser name
  • Installation address
  • Brand of water heater
  • Complete model number
  • Serial number of water heater
  • Dealer company name and address

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. Rebate amounts and availability are subject to approval by the Arkansas Public Service Commission.
 
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, 2018.