After home he​ating, hot water is the second largest user of energy in your home – accounting for 15 percent of your total energy use. ​Save now with a rebate and for years to come with lower energy bills.

Replacement of a Natural Gas Water Heater or New Construction

Natural gas water heater Uniform Energy Factor Rebate ​Combination Rebate (if qualifying 95% AFUE furnace is installed in the same calendar year)
Tankless​.80 UEF or higher$500​Additional $1,000​
Tank - less than 75,000 BTU/hr​  .70 or greater UEF  ​ $75N/A​
  Tank - 75,000 BTU/hr or greater 88% thermal efficiency or higher$200/100,000 Btuh, not to exceed 25% of total equipment cost N/A​

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

Please Note: Replacing an electric water heater for a natural gas model is not eligible for a rebate. ​

How the program works

Please review all program guidelines and requirements on the appropriate applications.

If equipment is installed by a dealer:

  1. Work with the dealer, plumber or retailer of your choice to purchase and install the best qualifying natural gas water heater for your home between Jan. 1 – Dec. 31.


  2. Online Submission

    Have your dealer, plumber or installer submit a rebate application for your installation (including electronic copy of the dated invoice) through our online rebate processing system. You will receive your rebate faster if your dealer submits the application on your behalf through the dealer-only rebate processing system.

    Paper Submission

    Your dealer, plumber or installer should complete a paper application if they don’t submit the rebate application online.
    If they don’t have a paper application to complete, you can print this application and follow the mailing instructions:

    Plumber-Installed Rebate Form (PDF)

  3. Receive your rebate check within eight weeks of when we get the completed rebate application.

If you install the equipment:

  1. Buy and install the best qualifying water heater for your home between Jan. 1 – Dec. 31.
  2. Complete the application below. Simply type your information in the inactive fields and then print your completed form.


  3. Water Heater Rebate Form (PDF)

  4. Include a copy of your dated sales invoice from the retailer (showing the brand, complete model number and serial number of equipment purchased) to your rebate application form.
  5. Mail the completed application, including required signatures along with the dated sales invoice within the calendar year of installation to:

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

  6. Receive your rebate check within eight weeks of when we get the completed rebate application.

If you are submitting a rebate for a heating/water heater combination unit, see heating system rebate details.

Note: This rebate offer is only available for Arkansas residential customers who receive natural gas service from CenterPoint Energy. Rebates are paid on a first-come, first-served basis.

Terms & Conditions

This rebate offer is only available to residential homes and businesses served with natural gas from CenterPoint Energy in Arkansas or the Texas communities of Texarkana, Nash, Redwater or Wake Village. The completed Online Rebate Form must be submitted no later than December 31 in the year equipment was installed.

Fuel switching from electric to natural gas is not eligible for rebate.

Equipment installed under warranty replacement does not qualify for the rebate.

Builders should negotiate with homeowners to determine who receives the rebate. 

Dated invoice must include

  • Purchaser name
  • Installation address
  • Brand of water heater
  • Complete model number
  • Serial number of water heater
  • Dealer company name and address

Rebate Processing​

  • Rebates will be processed in the order that they were received and are paid on a first-come, first serve basis.
  • CenterPoint Energy is not responsible if the dealer does not provide accurate information about the amount of a rebate or equipment eligibility.
  • It is the responsibility of the dealer and the purchaser to ensure that the program requirements are met. If program requirements are not met, no rebate will be paid.
  • Rebate qualifications and amounts are subject to change.
  • CenterPoint Energy Conservation Improvement Program (CIP) rebate programs may be cancelled or changed at any time.
  • CenterPoint Energy issues a cash rebate not utility bill credits. 

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 rebate equipment under warranty.

Rebate program funds are budgeted on an annual basis. Rebate amounts and availability are subject to approval by the Arkansas Public Service Commission.

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

 

 

 

​​​​​All rebates must be submitted by Dec. 31, 2019.