NBU Drought Tolerant Tree Rebate


There are many reasons to love trees, they help clean the air by absorbing odors and pollutant gases, they can increase property values and can even be a retreat or a playmate for children and adventurous adults. NBU is giving you one more reason to love trees.  Purchase an approved drought tolerant tree and NBU Customers can receive a $25 rebate on their utility bill.  Once the tree has grown you will see even more savings, as a tree planted in the right spot can save you 10% on your heating and cooling costs.

Guidelines for Drought Tolerant Tree Rebate Program

  1. Rebates are applied on qualified “Drought Tolerant” trees. A list of approved trees is found on the rebate application and guidelines, click here to view a copy.
  2. The program is available to New Braunfels Utilities (NBU) residential water or electric customers only.
  3. The program offers one (1) $25 rebate , per residential dwelling unit, per year, toward the purchase of one approved drought tolerant tree.  Please, click here for recommended tree planting guidelines.
  4. Rebates are paid, on a first come first serve basis in the form of a credit that will be applied to the customer’s utility bill. NBU may confirm planting through a post-planting inspection. A customer’s signature on the application provides consent to a post-planting inspection at NBU’s discretion and certifies the planting has taken place.
  5. All applications must be received by July 31, 2018.
  6. To obtain a drought tolerant tree rebate, the customer shall present an original, unaltered and dated sales receipt for NBU approval as proof-of-purchase along with a completed rebate form.
  7. The customer shall complete the NBU rebate application available at the NBU main Office at 263 Main Plaza or online.
  8. Please mail completed applications and purchase documentation to:

Business Development
Attn: Resource Conservation
PO Box 310289/355 FM 306
New Braunfels, TX, 78130