​​​​​​​​​​​​​Save now with a rebate and for years to come with lower energy bills when you install a high-efficiency natural gas tank or tankless water heater. Whether you are replacing an existing water heater or installing a new one, a CenterPoint Energy rebate makes that purchase easier on your budget.

Qualifying Equipment

Type of natu​ral gas water heater  Thermal Efficiency / Uniform Energy Factor * Rebate 
Tank < 75,000 Btu/hr≥ .70 UEF$75 
Tank (≥ 75,000 Btu/hr)≥ .88% thermal efficiency$200 per 100,000/Btuh, not to exceed 25% of total equipment cost
​Tankless ≥ ​.80 UEF​$500

Note: For rebate to apply, the new equipment must be listed and Uniform Energy Factor (UEF) or thermal efficiency verified on the current Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institue (AHRI) or ENERGY STAR® website. See ahridirectory.org or energystar.gov/products

Replacing an electric water heater with a natural gas water heater is not eligible for a rebate.
*Uniform Energy Factor (UEF) is the ratio of useful energy output from the water heater to the total amount of energy delivered to the water heater.

Program Basics​​​​​

Program dates are Jan. 1 - Dec. 31. Rebates are rewarded on a first-come, first-serve basis until funds are depleted. Rebate program funds are budgeted on an annual basis. Rebate amounts and availability are subject to approval by the Arkansas Public Service Commission.

Three Easy Steps to Receive a Rebate​

  1. ​Purchase and install qualifying new natural gas equipment at a location with natural gas service from CenterPoint Energy in Arkansas or the Texas communities of Texarkana, Nash, Redwater and Wake Village. Account number must be activated for installation address in order for rebate to be processed.
  2. Complete the rebate form​​​​ with your contractor or installer.
    Water Heating Rebate Form (PDF)​
  3. Submit the rebate form with a copy of the invoice to:

Water Heater Rebate
CenterPoint Energy
PO Box 59038
Minneapolis, MN 55459-0038

Make sure the invoice includes the date, brand, model number, serial number and applicable efficiency rating. In order to secure your rebate, submit all the paperwork by the calendar year end (Dec. 31).​

Some utility rebates are taxable under Internal Revenue Service rules. Customers are responsible for all applicable taxes.

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 warrant rebated equipment.

Allow eight weeks for rebate processing.​



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