CenterPoint Energy - Business Gas Heating Rebates

January 04, 2023


 The CenterPoint Energy programs are available to all commercial and industrial CenterPoint Energy customers in Arkansas. The Commercial and Industrial Prescriptive program offers rebates for the installation of energy efficient furnaces, boilers, water heaters, cooking equipment, and for custom measures. 

The Commercial and Industrial Solutions Program (custom program) offers technical assistance in identifying energy efficiency measures and pays cash incentives to help offset the initial installation cost. The Solutions program also provides direct install natural gas energy efficiency measures such as faucet aerators and pre-rinse spray valves that reduce natural gas use as well as reducing water and sewer costs.

Direct Install measures are provided on a first come, first service basis. Applicants seeking custom incentives must first reserve incentives by completing and submitting the application. 

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Arkansas
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Water Heaters
  • Furnaces
  • Boilers
  • Custom/Others pending approval
  • Other EE
  • Food Service Equipment
  • Tankless Water Heater
Incentive Amount: Water Heaters
Natural Gas Tank Water Heater: $75 - $200
Natural Gas Tankless Water Heater: $500 - $900

High Efficiency Boiler (83% - 91.9% Efficiency): $1,400/MMBtuh
High Efficiency Boiler (92% Efficiency or greator): $2,000/MMBtuh
High Efficiency Boiler Burner: $1,000/MMBtuh

Primary Space Heater: $50
Forced-Air Furnace (90%- 94.9% AFUE): $400
Forced-Air Furnace (95% AFUE or higher) : $600 - $1,000
Hydronic Heating Systems: $400
Back-Up Forced Air Furnace: $125- $175

Food Service Equipment: Varies ($300- $2,400)

Commercial & Industrial Solutions Program: $250 - $750
Maximum Incentive: Boiler System, Modulating Boiler Burner, and Vent Dampeners: 25% of equipment cost
Equipment Requirements: Boiler System: 85%+ EF
Natural gas forced-air furnace: 90%+ AFUE
Back up forced-air furnace: 80% AFUE
Hydronic heating system: 82% AFUE or higher
Natural gas tankless water heater: .82 EF*+
Natural gas storage tank water heater: .62 EF
Ownership of Renewable Energy Credits: Not specified


This program has 3 incentives
Technologies: Water Heaters
Sectors: Commercial, Industrial
Parameters: The incentive has a maximum of 75.00 $/Unit, The incentive has a minimum of 200.00 $/Unit
Technologies: Tankless Water Heater
Sectors: Commercial, Industrial
Parameters: The incentive has a maximum of 500.00 $/Unit, The incentive has a minimum of 900.00 $/Unit
Technologies: Boilers
Sectors: Commercial, Industrial
Parameters: The incentive has a maximum of 1000.00 $/Unit, The incentive has a minimum of 2000.00 $/Unit


Name: Sarah Amspacher
Address: 1 Allied Dr. Ste. 1600
Little Rock AR 72202
Phone: (501) 221-4038

This information is sourced from DSIRE; the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University.