​​​​​Whether you are replacing an existing water heater or installing a new one, a CenterPoint Energy rebate makes that purchase easier on your budget. Save energy and money when you install a commercial natural gas water heater, or a tank water heater (atmospheric or power vent). Rebates are also available for pipe insulation for domestic hot water.

Qualifying Equipment

 

​Equipment Efficiency
Rating / UEF
 
  Rebate amount
​Water heater (condensing)  ≥​​88% thermal efficiency  $200/100,000 Btu input
​Tank water heater (≤ 75,000 Btu, atmospheric)

≥ .64 UEF

(medium draw ≤ 55 gallon)

≥ .68 UEF

(high draw ≤ 55 gallon

≥ .80 UEF

(high draw > 55 gallon)

 


  $75/unit
​Tank water heater (≤ 75,000 Btu, power vent)  $250/unit
​Pipe insulation (domestic hot water)retrofit only  $2.50/lineal foot

Note: For tank water heaters less than or equal to 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.

Program Basics​

  • Program is valid Jan. 1 - Dec. 31.
  • Rebate must be applied for during the calendar year in which the equipment is installed.
  • Equipment must be installed at a location heated with natural gas from CenterPoint Energy in Minnesota.

How to Receive Your Rebate

  1. Install qualifying new equipment at a location heated with natural gas from CenterPoint Energy in Minnesota for a commercial account.*
  2. All applications must be received by Dec. 31 of the calendar year in which the equipment is installed. Include copies of the dated invoice and proof of installation. To avoid delays, please submit your paperwork as soon as equipment installation is complete. ​​
    Water Heating​​​​ Rebate Form​ (PDF)​
  3. Pipe Insulation Rebate Form(PDF)​

  4. Submit your completed paperwork and required documentation via email or mail to:
    Commercial Rebate Processing, HQ-14
    CenterPoint Energy
    PO Box 59038
    Minneapolis, MN 55459-0038
  5. Allow six to eight weeks for rebate processing.

*Rebate amounts vary by equipment. Rebate funds are limited and subject to change without prior notice. Requests will be granted on a first-come, first-served basis. Caps are for one calendar year. 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.​

 

 

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