CenterPoint Energy (Gas) - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

April 06, 2023


CenterPoint Energy offers rebates on a variety of energy efficient equipment to its business customers in Minnesota. This includes boilers, furnaces, tune-ups, system controls, infrared heaters, food service equipment, water heaters as well as a custom rebate. CenterPoint Energy's rebate programs make it easier to install higher efficiency equipment for greater energy savings and improved performance. Operating cost over the life of these efficient products will save customers money in addition to the rebates which may be received through this program. The rebate must be applied for during the calendar year in which the equipment was installed. Locations receiving rebates on equipment must be heated with natural gas from CenterPoint Energy. Visit the program website and view the rebate application forms for more information.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Minnesota
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Equipment Insulation
  • Water Heaters
  • Furnaces
  • Boilers
  • Steam-system upgrades
  • Processing and Manufacturing Equipment
  • Custom/Others pending approval
  • Other EE
  • Insulation
  • Food Service Equipment
Incentive Amount: Boiler & Boiler System Components
High-efficiency hot water boilers: $1,800/MMBtuh
Condensing efficiency hot water boilers: $3,500/MMBtuh
Steam boilers (high- and low-pressure): $500/MMBtuh
Boiler tune-ups: 25% Of tune-up cost; up to $300/boiler
Steam trap repair/replacements: 35% Of repaired/replaced equipment cost
Steam trap audit: $15/tested trap, up to 100% of cost
Boiler turbulators: 35% up to $750/boiler cap
Modulating burner replacements: 25% up to $450/MMBtu input
Stack dampers: 35% up to $250/MMBtu input
Boiler reset controls: $150/control system
Boiler cut-out controls: $150/control system
Linkageless controls: $300/MMBtu input
Pipe insulation: $2.50 Per lineal foot; retrofit only

Forced-air furnaces: $150 - $400/furnace
Smart thermostat: $50/thermostat
Condensing unit heaters: $300/heater
Single package vertical unit: $150/unit
Infrared heaters: $250/heater

CO garage sensors: $100/sensor
Garage door hinge (spring-loaded): $15/hinge
Garage air curtains: $20/sq ft
Demand control ventilation: $100/sensor
Electronic ignition hearth: $75/unit
Condensing Water Heaters: $200/100,000 BTU input
Tank water heaters: $75 - $250/unit
Ozone Laundry Kit: $35/lb washer capacity
Modulating Clothes Dryer Kit: $250/kit
Food Service Equipment: Varies; see program website
Custom Rebates: Call account manager at 612-321-4330 or 800-234-5800, ext. 4330 for an application
Process boiler (steam): $500/MMBtuh input
Process boiler (hot water): $500/MMBtuh input
Industrial equipment tune-up: 25% of tune-up cost
Stack economizers (non-condensing): $500/MMBtuh input
Stack economizers (condensing): $1,000/MMBtuh input


Name: Commercial Customer Service
Phone: (612) 321-4330

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.