How Much Should an Air Conditioning System Cost? 

It’s official; you have to replace your air conditioning system. Nobody looks forward to this day, and nobody looks forward to budgeting for it, but sadly is comes with the U.S. homeownership. So where do you begin?

First, realize that the price of a new A/C system differs based on many factors. The first is your lifestyle and the other residents in your home. Are there health issues that will necessitate a specific type of air cleaning equipment? Do the residents in the home have any problems with warmth or coolness, or a condition (like Multiple Sclerosis) that would demand that the home stay at a pre-determined temperature or humidity level? What recreation takes place inside the home? The above details will help choose which air conditioning system is ideal for your.

The second thing to examine is your actual home. How many windows do you have and where do they face? How much insulation is installed in the home and what is the efficiency level of the ductwork? Does the residence require (or do you prefer) gas, electric, solar-power, etc? At Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing, we will pay you a visit and assess your current set-up to provide the options available depending on your home’s structure and unique characteristics.

The other factor to think about is which business to call. Though one business may have the equipment you want at a budget you like, take caution and find out if they are bonded, licensed, and confirm they are insured in the event that something occurs at your house. If a contractor were to get injured and the company was not insured, it’s probable you would be held responsible. At Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing, not only are we insured, licensed, and bonded, but all of our team go through a detailed background check, drug test, and are qualified to work on all leading brands of air conditioners. We also offer a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee so you can be confident in the work we provide.

Alright, alright, you’ve researched all this but let’s answer the real question. What is this going to set you back?

While all the variables above will go into giving you a final price, below are a few estimates.

Ranch-Style or Smaller Residence 

No bigger than 2000 ft2 and usually a single story

Approximate cost of an air conditioning system: $6,000 – $15,000

Including approved financing: $40 – $250 /month

Average Suburban House 

Less than 3500 square feet and typically 1-3 stories

Estimatedcost of an air conditioner: $8,000 – $25,000

Using approved financing: $100 – $500/month

Luxury House

Larger than 3500 square feet and varied amount of stories

Estimated cost of an air conditioner: $18,000 – $60,000+

With approved financing: $250+/month

Approximate pricing may fluctuate depending on where you live, personal lifestyle, AC settings, equipment maintenance, and installation of system and duct system.

The full process can be somewhat overwhelming but Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing is available day and night to discuss all your options and determine the ideal air conditioner for your home. The budget can be a little daunting, but with our multiple financing options your new system could be yours as soon as possible!

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