Energy Resources for Wayzata Residents

Homeowners and renters can save on energy bills.

Save by shifting your behavior and purchases.

There are plenty of opportunities to save with small changes in your behavior — and you don’t have to spend a penny. Get started with Easy DIY Savings.

  1. Invest in Your Home
  2. Rent and Save

Investing in your home will help you save more energy and money in the long term. From an in-home energy audit to equipment rebates and appliance recycling, your utility offers plenty of opportunities to put some cash back in your pocket.

Sign-up for a Home Energy Squad® visit

Does your home have drafty doors, an old thermostat, or inefficient incandescent light bulbs? The Home Energy Squad can fix these things and more, quickly and affordably.

Choose from two great options: a Home Energy Squad visit ($70) or a Home Energy Squad Enhanced ($100) visit. Free visits are available for income-qualified households. See if you qualify.

Apply for home efficiency rebates

There are many rebates available to help with the up-front costs of things like upgrading old equipment and pursuing innovative efficiency technologies.

  • Heating rebates: Earn substantial rebates for replacing old, inefficient heating equipment or investing in state-of-the-art air source heat pumps.
  • Cooling rebates: In the heat of summer, don’t keep burning through money with inefficient AC — use cooling system rebates to upgrade your old unit instead.
  • Insulation rebates: Find a qualified insulation contractor to ensure the job is done right, and earn a rebate. Proper insulation will help your family save all year long!
    • Bonus: A Home Energy Squad visit includes an assessment of insulation levels and quotes for insulation from local qualified contractors.
  • Smart thermostat: Coordinate heating and cooling to your schedule and enjoy instant rebates! You can shop for your new smart thermostat online at
    • Bonus: Enroll your qualifying smart thermostat in AC Rewards and you can take advantage of a bill credit every year for voluntarily cutting back on AC use during periods of peak demand.
  • Refrigerator and freezer recycling: Have an old fridge in your basement or garage? Sign up for refrigerator recycling and a qualified contractor will take it away for free — and give you a $35 rebate.
  • Water heating rebates: Did you know that water heaters can account for up to half of a home’s energy consumption? When you replace your old water heater with a high-efficiency model, you can earn a great rebate and save money on hot water every day. Save energy and money with CenterPoint Energy’s energy efficiency resources and home appliance rebates.

Other Helpful Resources

Great ideas for saving energy and money

From adjusting your behavior to replacing old equipment, there are endless ways you can decrease both your energy bills and your environmental impact.

Additionally, you can find more resources on the Energy Star Website.