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Heating & Cooling Rebates

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About these rebates

Heating and cooling costs make up the majority of your energy costs, which makes replacing your old or inefficient HVAC equipment one of the most impactful measures you can take to curb energy usage.

There are a variety of eligibility guidelines specific to each rebate. Please review all program requirements (PDF) before purchasing equipment or applying for rebates.

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Important!

The online rebate application below is for equipment purchased and installed after Jan. 1, 2021. If your equipment was purchased and installed in 2020, please download the 2020 application (PDF).

Need help finding a contractor familiar with our programs? While you aren't required to use these contractors (PDF), they have participated in the past and are familiar with the rebate process.

Download a printable application instead (PDF)

Available rebates

These rebates require the use of CenterPoint Energy natural gas service as the primary heat source.

Rebate information for Gas boilers
Specification Rebate
90% AFUE or higher $300
Homes using CenterPoint Energy natural gas as the primary heat source are eligible for this rebate.
Input capacity must be less than 300 MBTUH
AFUE = Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency

These rebates require CenterPoint Energy electric service.

Rebate information for Central air conditioning units
Specification Rebate
16 SEER or higher $200
18 SEER or higher $400
Homes with CenterPoint Energy electric service are eligible for this rebate.
SEER = Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio
Purchase must be a high-efficiency electric central air conditioner as part of an AHRI rated qualifying system.
An AHRI certificate must be submitted with the application. The Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) maintain a directory of certified product performance for HVAC equipment. To obtain a copy of the AHRI certificate and certificate reference number, please visit: www.ahridirectory.org.

These rebates require the use of CenterPoint Energy electric service as the primary heat source.

  • Rebates only available through Midstream in 2021
  • Higher efficiency equipment may be eligible for a rebate through the alternative rebate offers (Midstream). To learn more, call 1-866-240-8476 to ask about participating distributors in your area.
  • These rebates require CenterPoint Energy electric service and CenterPoint Energy natural gas service.

  • Higher efficiency equipment may be eligible for a rebate through the alternative rebate offers (Midstream). To learn more, call 1-866-240-8476 to ask about participating distributors in your area.
  • Rebates only available through Midstream in 2021
  • These rebates require CenterPoint Energy electric service.

  • Rebates only available through Midstream in 2021
  • Higher efficiency equipment may be eligible for a rebate through the alternative rebate offers (Midstream). To learn more, call 1-866-240-8476 to ask about participating distributors in your area.
  • These rebates require CenterPoint Energy electric service.

    Rebate information for Air purifiers
    Specification Rebate
    Air purifier $50
    Homes with CenterPoint Energy electric service are eligible for this rebate.
    Must be an ENERGY STAR® certified air purifier.


    Rebate information for Clothes Dryers
    Specification Rebate
    Clothes Dryer $50
    Homes with CenterPoint Energy electric service are eligible for this rebate.
    Clothes Dryer must be ENERGY STAR certified.
    Only electric clothes dryers are eligible for this rebate.


    Rebate information for Clothes Washers
    Specification Rebate
    Clothes Washer $50
    Homes with CenterPoint Energy electric service are eligible for this rebate.
    Clothes Washer must be ENERGY STAR certified.


    Rebate information for Dehumidifiers
    Specification Rebate
    Dehumidifier $35
    Homes with CenterPoint Energy electric service are eligible for this rebate.
    Dehumidifier must be ENERGY STAR certified.


    Qualifying for rebates

    Before purchasing equipment, be sure to read the complete eligibility guidelines to ensure your new equipment and your home qualify for rebates.

    Need more information? 1.866.240.8476