Cost to Install an Air Cleaning Unit

January 2022

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Air Cleaning Unit Cost 
Non-discounted retail pricing for: Whole house, ionizing electronic air cleaner. Media post filter. 98% particle capture. In duct installation. 1200 CFM. Requires 120V electrical connection at unit. 5 yr limited warranty.
1 unit$680.34$793.94
Air Cleaning Unit Installation Labor, Basic 
Basic labor to install air cleaning unit with favorable site conditions. Turn off power to system. Install dedicated 120 V 15A circuit adjacent to unit. Assemble and secure unit. Connect and seal inlet and outlet to existing plenum and ducting (up to 3m/10ft runs). Mount, connect and configure controller. Power and test unit Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
1 unit$680.34$793.94
Air Cleaning Unit Installation Job Supplies 
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to install air cleaning unit including: fittings, fasteners and mounting hardware.
1 unit$680.34$793.94
 Unused Minimum Labor
Balance of 2 hr(s) minimum labor charge that can be applied to other tasks.
   
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For a basic project in zip code 47474 with 1 unit, the cost to Install an Air Cleaning Unit starts at $1,410 - $1,677 per unit. Actual costs will depend on job size, conditions, and options.

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Cost to Install an Air Cleaning Unit - Notes and General Information

These estimates are for BASIC work performed in serviceable conditions by qualified trade professionals using MID GRADE materials. Work not mentioned on this page and/or work using master craftsman, premium materials and project supervision will result in HIGHER COSTS! Explore the full range of electronic air cleaner new installation labor options and material prices here.

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The cost estimate includes:

  • Costs for local material / equipment delivery to and service provider transportation to and from the job site.
  • Costs to prepare the worksite for Air Cleaning Unit Installation, including costs to protect existing structure(s), finishes, materials and components.
  • Labor setup time, mobilization time and minimum hourly charges that are commonly included for small Air Cleaning Unit Installation jobs.

The cost estimate does NOT include:

  • Costs for removing, relocating, repairing, or modifying existing framing, surfacing, HVAC, electrical, and plumbing systems - or bringing those systems into compliance with current building codes.
  • Costs for testing and remediation of hazardous materials (asbestos, lead, etc.).
  • General contractor overhead and markup for organizing and supervising the Air Cleaning Unit Installation. Add 13% to 22% to the total cost above if a general contractor will supervise this project.
  • Sales tax on materials and supplies.
  • Permit or inspection fees (or portion thereof) required by your local building department for your overall project.

References - Air Cleaning Unit Installation

Air Cleaning Unit Installation Budget Management

Air Cleaning Unit Installation Cost Infographic - critical areas of budget risk and savings

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