Updated: March 2018
|Air Conditioning Unit Cost |
Non-discounted retail pricing for: 3 Ton 18 SEER heat pump condenser. For existing air handling system. Requires 240V 25A electrical connection required at unit. 10 yr limited warranty.
|Air Conditioning Unit Labor, Basic |
Basic labor to install air conditioning with favorable site conditions. Add new split AC system to existing central heating system. Install dedicated 240V 20A circuit. Place and level mounting pad. Mount and secure condenser to pad. Install heat exchanger in existing supply plenum. Seal existing duct joints (up to 200 ft of ducting). Replace/upgrade blower motor. Connect, insulate lines between condenser and heat exchanger. Connect unit to control panel/existing thermostat. Connect condenser to power. Charge condenser with up to 12 lbs of R410a refrigerant. Power unit. Verify proper cycling and temperature control. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
|Air Conditioning Unit Job Supplies |
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to install air conditioning including: fittings, fasteners and mounting hardware.
|Air Conditioning Unit Equipment Allowance|
Job related costs of specialty equipment used for job quality and efficiency, including: Pipe cutting and threading, tubing cutter, brazing kit and pipe wrenches. Daily rental. Consumables extra.
|Option: Remove HVAC Unit|
Disconnect power, connections and fittings. Disconnect mounting hardware and remove unit from premises. For units up to 200 LBS. Material cost includes dump fee.
|Air Conditioning Unit Debris Disposal|
Costs to load and haul away old materials, installation waste and associated debris.
|Unused Minimum Labor|
Balance of 2 hr(s) minimum labor charge that can be applied to other tasks.
|Totals - Cost To Install Air Conditioning|
|Average Cost per Unit|
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For a basic project in zip code 47474 with 1 unit, the cost to Install Air Conditioning starts at $5,260 - $6,250 per unit. Actual costs will depend on job size, conditions, size options.
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