​​​​​​​​​Save Energy and Money With a High-Efficiency Natural Gas Water Heater

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

Type of natural g​​as water heater  Thermal efficiency / Uniform Energy Factor  Rebate 
Tank .70 or greater UEF$75 
Tank (75,000 Btu/hr or greater).88% thermal efficiency or greater $200 per 100,000 Btuh input, not to exceed 25% of total equipment cost
Tankless.80 or greater UEF$500
​Combination unit (Forced-air furnace and tankless water heater)

​≥ 95% AFUE (furnace)

Tankless water heater


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. ​

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

How the Program Works

  1. ​Work with the dealer, plumber or retailer of your choice to determine the best high-efficiency natural gas water heater for your home that qualifies for a rebate.  Buy and install the water heater in your home between Jan. 1 - Dec. 31.
  2. 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.
    Water Heater​ Rebate Form (PDF)
  3. Combination Unit Rebate Form (PDF)
  4. ​Have your dealer or installer sign the rebate application form.
  5. Attach a copy of your dated sales invoice that shows the equipment purchased. Make sure the invoice includes customer name, install date, brand, complete model number and serial number.

Mail us the completed application including required signatures, along with dated sales invoice. In order to secure your rebate, submit all the paperwork by the calendar year end (Dec. 31).
Send to: 
Water Heater Rebate Program 
CenterPoint Energy 
P.O. Box 59038 
Minneapolis, MN 55459-0038

We will mail your rebate check within eight weeks following the receipt of your completed application.

​​Please note: This rebate offer is only available for Arkansas or the Texas communities of Texarkana, Nash, Redwater or Wake Village residential heating customers who receive natural gas service from CenterPoint Energy. Rebates are paid on a first-come, first-served basis.

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.