Cost of Evaporative Air Conditioning Systems

Item Buy Qty Low High
Material start qty $584.61 $1110.76
Labor start qty $1067.15 $1291.39
Supplies, Tools $131.12 $151.70
Total   $1782.88 $2553.85


     3000 cfm 5000 cfm 6500 cfm
Roof mount 1 0 0
Window mount 0 0 0
Commercial 0 0 0

Quality Better - value grade

Labor Unlicensed - handyman

Job Complexity Direct fit replacement

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Evaporative Air Conditioning Systems - Pricing and Installation Cost Notes

Homewyse cost estimates are approximate ranges for basic work in typical conditions. The estimates should only be used for preliminary planning. Homewyse estimates are NOT substitutes for quotes from qualified vendors. Homewyse strongly recommends that you contact reputable professionals for an accurate assessment of work required and costs for your project - before making any decisions or commitments.

  • Labor tasks - Install new evaporative cooling unit. Install dedicated 120V 20A circuit with interior switch. Assemble, level and mount unit. Connect outlet to existing ducting. Connect to existing water supply. Power unit and verify air flow, water level control and temperature drop.
  • The homewyse cost estimates include all typical costs for removal and disposal of existing unit, hardware and components needed to connect, secure and properly operate and service the air conditioning system.
  • The homewyse Evaporative Air Conditioning cost estimates do not include costs for new installation of, repairs to, or relocation of existing ducting, electrical connection, fuel supply line and exhaust vent systems. Costs associated with permit acquisition and sign off are not included.
  • Higher priced Evaporative Air Conditioning Systems may include features/attributes that include higher capacity, better humidification and cooling, more durable fan and components.
  • Evaporative Air Conditioning installation costs are commonly quoted from a standard rate and can be estimated/quoted by the service professional after measurement and visual inspection at the job site.
  • Energy saving Evaporative Air Conditioning Systems may qualify for cash rebates from local utility companies and/or federal tax credits. Rebates and tax credits vary widely, so compare carefully before buying.
  • The variation in installation costs for complex configurations (non-rectangular shape, many corners, multiple levels, etc.) can be considerable. For accurate cost estimates, collect detailed bids from several qualified professionals.
  • Reduce total project cost by having multiple vendors bid on the same, detailed work specification of your Evaporative Air Conditioning project.
  • Save on installation costs by combining similar jobs and by being willing to have your project completed during low demand periods for the vendor/installer.

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