​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​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.

Work with the dealer or plumber of your ​choice to select a water heater that fits the needs of your homeowners and start adding to your bottom line with rebates.​​​​

Type of natural gas water heater  Energy factor   Rebate amount
Atmospheric≥ .67 EF $75
Power vent
 ≥ .67 EF$100
≥ .78 EF
(more than 55 gallons and ≥ 75,000 Btu/hr)
 88% thermal efficiency
(commercial water heater in residential application)
Tankless≥ .90 EF ENERGY STAR® qualified$250

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

How the Program Wor​ks

  1. Work with the dealer or plumber of your choice to determine the best qualifying natural gas water heaters for the homes you build on CenterPoint Energy service lines.
  2. Install a qualifying water heater between January 1 - December 31.
  3. Have your dealer or plumber submit a rebate application for your installation (including electronic copy of the dated invoice) through our online rebate processing system.
  4. We’ll notify you when the rebate application has been submitted and again when payment is approved. Note: providing your dealer or plumber with your email address allows for faster notification.
  5. Receive your rebate check within eight weeks of when we get the completed rebate application.
Please note: This rebate offer is only available for Minnesota residential homes served with natural gas from CenterPoint Energy. Rebates are paid on a first-come, first-served basis.​​​​



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

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