Residential

Heating System Rebates

Save energy and money while keeping your home comfortable with Summit Utilities heating system rebates. Take advantage of great savings with residential furnace and boiler rebates on high efficiency home heating appliances. Save money today and for years to come with lower energy bills.

New Construction or Replacement of Natural Gas Heating Unit

Equipment Efficiency Rating Rebate Combination Rebate
Forced-air furnace 95% AFUE or greater $600 $1,000 rebate if water heater rebate has been processed before the heating system rebate
Forced-air furnace 90% to 94.9% AFUE $400 N/A
Condensing Combination Boiler – residential only 95% AFUE or greater $1,500 N/A
Smart thermostat installed with any qualifying heating system* ENERGY STAR® qualified $50 N/A

Note: For rebate to apply, the new equipment must be listed and AFUE verified on the current Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) or ENERGY STAR® websites.

*To qualify for a rebate, smart thermostat must meet program qualifications:

-Installed with a new heating system that qualifies for a rebate

-Must be ENERGY STAR® qualified

-Currently manufactured

-Used with natural gas furnaces for primary heat

-One programmable thermostat per heating system installed

-Professional installation required

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Water Heater Rebates

Save energy and money with a high efficiency water heater rebate from Summit Utilities. Lower your monthly energy costs while improving the comfort of your home with a dependable, energy-efficient water heating solution.

Did you know? After home heating, 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

Equipment Efficiency Rating Rebate Combination Rebate
Tankless .80 UEF or greater $500 $900 rebate if heating system rebate has been processed before the water heater rebate
Tank (less than 75,000 BU/hr) .70 UEF or greater $75 N/A
Tank (75,000 BTU/hr or greater) .88% thermal efficiency or greater $200 per 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. Rebates for condensing combination boilers and combination units are residential only.

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Combination Heating System-Water Heater

Summit Utilities combination unit rebate helps you earn a rebate of $1,500 on a qualifying tankless water heater/forced-air furnace combination unit. Our rebate program makes it more affordable to install this equipment to save money today and for years to come.

Rebate Equipment Efficiency Rating
$1,500 Combination Unit (Forced-air furnace and tankless water heater installed in the same calendar year) 95% AFUE or greater (furnace), .80 UEF or greater (tankless water heater)

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

Please Note: Replacing an electric water heater for a natural gas model is not eligible for a rebate. Rebates for condensing combination boilers and combination units are residential only.

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Heating System Rebates

Build in substantial savings when you install a new high-efficiency natural gas heating system in your building. Summit Utilities rebates can help you enjoy a faster payback on your energy investment.

Primary Natural Gas Heating Systems

Equipment Efficiency Rating Rebate
Forced-air furnace 95% AFUE or greater $600
Forced-air furnace 90% to 94.9% AFUE $400

Note: Efficiency will be determined by using the Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) rating system.

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Water Heater Rebates

Save now with a rebate and for years to come with lower energy bills when you install a high-efficiency natural gas tank or tankless water heater. Whether you are replacing an existing water heater or installing a new one, a Summit Utilities rebate makes that purchase easier on your budget.

Qualifying Equipment

Type of natural gas water heater Thermal efficiency/Uniform Energy Factor* Rebate
Tankless water heater .80 UEF or greater $500
Tank (75,000 BTU/hr or greater) .88% thermal efficiency or greater $200 per 100,000/Btuh, not to exceed 25% of total equipment cost
Tank (less than 75,000 BTU/hr) .70 UEF or greater $75

*Uniform Energy Factor (UEF) is the ratio of useful energy output from the water heater to the total amount of energy delivered to the water heater.

Note: For rebate to apply, the new equipment must be listed and Uniform Energy Factor (UEF) or thermal efficiency verified on the current  Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) directory or ENERGY STAR websites. See ahridirectory.org or energystar.gov/products.

Replacing an electric water heater with a natural gas water heater is not eligible for a rebate.

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Food Service Equipment Rebates

Save energy and money for your commercial kitchen with foodservice equipment rebates from Summit Utilities. Take advantage of commercial foodservice savings with rebates on high-efficiency kitchen appliances and equipment like boilers, fryers, ovens, kitchen hoods, and hot water efficiency equipment.

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Commercial & Industrial Solutions

This program will help you:

  • Operate your facility more efficiently
  • Achieve significant, long-term energy savings
  • Earn rebates to help offset the cost of energy efficiency upgrades

Who is eligible?​

Commercial and industrial customers with a valid Summit Utilities account number. ​

What are the benefits?

  • Rebates
  • Reduced energy and water costs
  • Technical support
  • No-cost natural gas and water-saving measures: Did you know that low-flow aerators reduce water use in hand washing sinks by approximately 50 percent? And that pre-rinse spray valves offer the greatest opportunity for energy-savings?

Rebates Available

Beyond the no-cost measures, including weather stripping and faucet aerators (PDF), the program offers rebates toward energy efficient equipment and processes that save energy. Depending on the facility type and operating characteristics, eligible measures may include:

  • Packaged HVAC unit heaters
  • Pipe insulation
  • Steam trap replacement
  • Stack dampers
  • Programmable thermostats

How does the Commercial & Industrial Program work?

Please follow the steps below to participate:

  1. Sign and submit the Participation Agreement to enroll.
  2. The Program Administrator will contact you to determine eligibility and specific gas-saving measures that fit your organization’s needs.
  3. Work with the Program Administrator to discuss project opportunities around natural gas efficiency, including no-cost direct install measures.
  4. Schedule any required pre-installation inspections to allow the Program Administrator to quantify prospective energy savings and to reserve rebates for any selected (custom) projects.
  5. Complete projects and post-installation inspection(s).
  6. Receive rebate dollars from CenterPoint Energy and benefit from future years of energy and utility bill savings.

Download Participation ​Agreement (PDF)​

​CLEAResult is a contractor and program administrator for Summit Utilities.


Boiler & Burner Rebates

Boiler & Burner RebatesBoilers are some of the hardest working pieces in a facility. Our boiler system and boiler system component rebates help ensure your facility operate as efficiently as possible.

Qualifying Equipment

Equipment Efficiency requirement* Rebate amount**
High-efficiency packaged boiler 83% to 91.9% $1,800/MMBtu input; not to exceed 25% of equipment cost
High-efficiency packaged boiler 92% or greater $3,500/MMBtu input; not to exceed 25% of equipment cost
Boiler burner (Fully modulating or 6-step modulation   $1,000/MMBtu input; not to exceed 25% of equipment cost

* Boiler efficiency certified by the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI). The AHRI directory is available at www.ahridirectory.org. If boiler is not listed in the AHRI directory, contact Lance Orton at lorton@summitUtilities.com or 501-377-4548.

**Only new equipment is eligible for rebate (no refurbished equipment); must be installed and fully operational at time of submitting rebate application. Fuel switching from electric to natural gas equipment is not eligible.

***Eligible for installation on retrofit boilers only.

Note: Fuel switching from electric to natural gas equipment is not eligible.

FULL PROGRAM RULES AND REBATE FORMS