Eligible Thermostats

​CenterPoint Energy's thermostat rebate helps you save up to $50 on one of the easiest ways to save energy and money.

For every one-degree reduction in your thermostat setting, you can save 3 to 5 percent on heating bills. A thermostat provides easier, greater temperature control.

​Rebate ​Programmable thermostat type
​$50 ​Wi-Fi learning
​$10 ​Basic programmable


In order to submit the rebate paperwork, you will need to provide what type of thermostat was replaced in the home:

  • Manual
  • Programmable 
  • Smart 
  • Wi-Fi enabled programmable 
  • N/A (new construction)

Get an instant thermostat rebate

We’ve made it easy for you to get an instant rebate up to $50. By buying your qualifying thermostat through our partner site, the rebate amount will be applied before the sale—no paperwork and no waiting. Click the link to get started.

Thermostat requirements:

  • Must be programmable and currently manufactured: examples of eligible thermostats
  • Can be installed by a dealer with or without a heating system installation
  • Or can be purchased and installed by a customer
  • Rebate cannot exceed purchase price of the product.
  • Limit one thermostat rebate per service address.

Work with your local dealer or retailer to select the best thermostat for your needs.

How the Program Works

If equipment is installed by a dealer:

  1. Review the Terms and Conditions.
  2. Buy and install the best qualifying thermostat for your home between Jan. 1 - Dec. 31.
  3. Have your heating dealer submit a rebate application for your installation (including electronic copy of the dated invoice) through our online rebate processing system. Note: The thermostat rebate is processed through our heating system rebate program.
  4. Receive your rebate check within 12 weeks of when we get the completed rebate application.

If you install the equipment:

  1. Review the Terms and Conditions.
  2. Buy and install the new thermostat.
  3. Complete a rebate application and provide the required invoice/receipt.

    Online Submission

    Receive your rebate faster by submitting the rebate application and dated electronic sales invoice online.
    Submit Online Rebate

    Paper Submission

    Complete the application below. Simply type your information in the interactive fields and then print your completed form. Please review all program guidelines and requirements on the back of the rebate application.
    Download Thermostat Rebate Form

    Include a copy of your dated sales invoice from the dealer or retailer (showing the brand, complete model number and serial number of equipment purchased) to your rebate application form.

    Mail the completed application, including required signatures along with the dated sales invoice within the calendar year of installation to:

    Programmable Thermostat Rebate Program
    CenterPoint Energy
    PO Box 59038
    Minneapolis, MN 55459-0038

  4. Allow 12 weeks for rebate processing from the time that CenterPoint Energy receives the complete rebate application.
Note: This rebate offer is only available for Minnesota residential heating customers who receive natural gas service from CenterPoint Energy. Rebates are paid on a first-come, first-served basis.



​​​​​All rebates must be submitted by Dec. 31, 2021.