Encourage your customers to replace their existing water heater before it leaks.

Submit Online Rebate​

​Cash for Customers - For replacement of existing equipment

Type of natural gas water heaterUsage Bin Uniform Energy Factor  Rebate 
Tank  (≤ 55 gallons)
< 75,000 Btu
​Medium usage bin

.64 or greater 

$250 for power vent

$75 for atmospheric

High usage bin​.68 or greater UEF​

$250 for power vent

$75 for atmospheric​

Indirect storage tank​N/A$200
Tankless ​N/A.87 and higher UEF$250

   

Equipment ​Efficiency ​Rebate
Combination Unit - tankless water heater and air handler​.87 or greater UEF​$400

Note: For rebate to apply, the new equipment must be listed and Uniform Energy Factor (UEF) or thermal efficiency verified in the Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) directory or ENERGY STAR@ Websites.

Cash for Customers - For new construction

Type of natural gas water heaterUsage Bin Uniform Energy Factor  Rebate 
 
 
Tank (≤ 55 gallons)
< 75,000 Btu
​Medium usage bin.64 or greater

$100 for power vent

$75 for atmospheric

​High usage bin.68 or greater

​$100 for power vent

$75 for atmospheric

Tank (>75,000 Btu/hr)

88% Thermal efficiency

Commercial water heater in residential application  

 $250
Indirect storage tank​N/A$200
Tankless ​N/A.87 and higher UEF$250

Equipment ​Efficiency ​Rebate
Combination Unit - tankless water heater and air handler​.87  or greater UEF​$250

Note: For rebate to apply, the new equipment must be listed and Uniform Energy Factor (UEF) or thermal efficiency verified in the Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) directory or ENERGY STAR@ websites.

Cash for Dealers and Plumbers

Receive a $15 dealer incentive for each qualifying water heater rebate processed listing your company as the dealer. Incentive checks are issued on a quarterly basis.

In order for CenterPoint Energy to issue ongoing incentive payments to dealers, we must have a current copy of your Form W-9 on file.  Contact RebateAccounting@CenterPointEnergy.com with questions.

How the Program Works

  1. Work with your customers to determine the best water heater for their home that qualifies for a rebate. Install between Jan. 1 - ​​Dec. 31 and submit the rebate application by Dec. 31.
  2. Complete an online rebate application for your customers and builders. First, please review the Terms & Conditions, then access the online rebate application.

    Customers will receive their rebate faster if you submit the rebate through the dealer - only rebate processing system. You may order paper rebate forms here.

    Submit Online Rebate​

    Note: You’ll need to attach an electronic copy of the dated sales invoice to your online application.
  3. We'll mail a rebate check to your customer or builder within eight weeks of receiving the completed rebate application.

Note: This rebate offer is only available to Minnesota residential homes served with natural gas from CenterPoint Energy. ​​Rebates will be processed in the order that they were received and are paid on a first-come, first-served basis.​