Water Heaters

Water Heater Rebates & Incentives

Water Heater Over 8 Years Old? It may be time for a new one. Based on the manufacturer's suggested service life, the life expectancy of the average water heater is 8 to 12 years.

When it comes to shopping for a tank water heater, it can be tough to know where to begin. That’s why Smart Neighbor is here. We’re going to help you by starting with the facts. 

Fact #1: A heat pump water heater (also called hybrid water heater) is the most energy efficient water heater on the market today and can cut the cost of heating water in half, saving the average homeowner over $150 a year. Alabama Power customers that switch from a gas water heater to a hybrid (heat pump) water heater can receive a $650 rebate. View details and eligibility requirements here.

Fact #2: With an electric water heater, like the Rheem 40 Gallon Tall Electric Water Heater, you get a reliable way to heat the water supply of your home or business. This water heater's EverKleen self-cleaning device fights harmful sediment build-up with a high-velocity spiraling water stream, and helps operating efficiency by saving energy, money, and improving tank life.

Fact #3: In general, electric water heaters are more energy-efficient than gas water heaters. Before you go any further, be sure to measure out the space you’ll need to install your energy-efficient water heater.