​​​​​​​​​Save energy and money when you install a high-efficiency natural gas water heater. The greater the efficiency, the greater your rebate. Whether you are replacing an existing water heater or installing a new one, a CenterPoint Energy rebate makes that purchase easier.

Rebate Offerings

Replacement of natural gas water heater or new construction

Natural gas water heater             Efficiency rating / UEF Rebate amounts
​Tankless water heater​.80 - .089 UEF$250​
​Tankless water heater​.87 or greater​$350
Tank water heater (≤ 75,000 Btu)

.64 UEF or greater (medium usage bin)



​.68 UEF or greater (high usage bin)

​.80 UEF or greater (high usage bin)
​Tank water heater ( > 75,000 Btu)​88% thermal efficiency or greater​$300

Note: For tank water heaters ≤ 75,000 Btu 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 Institute (AHRI) or ENERGY STAR® websites.

Energy factor (EF) is the ratio of useful energy output from the water heater to the total amount of energy delivered to the water heater. *CenterPoint Energy will examine natural gas usage history to confirm eligibility for electric replacement rebate levels.

​Program Basics

Program dates are Jan. 1 - ​Dec. 31. Rebates are rewarded on a first-come, first-served basis until funds are depleted. Rebate program funds are budgeted on an annual basis.

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 Mississippi. 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. To avoid delays, submit all paperwork as soon as equipment installation is complete.

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 warranty rebated equipment.

Allow six to eight weeks for rebate processing.



​​​​​All rebates must be submitted by Dec. 31, 2023.