Updated: March 2018
|Air Exchanger Cost |
Non-discounted retail pricing for: 220 CFM energy recovery ventilator. Transfers moisture and heat. Requires 120V electrical connection at unit. 5 yr limited warranty.
|Air Exchanger Labor, Basic |
Basic labor to install air exchanger with favorable site conditions. Install heat recovery exchanger in existing forced air heating system ducting. Turn off power to system. Install dedicated 120 V 15A circuit adjacent to unit. Assemble and secure unit. Connect inlet and outlet ducting (up to 3m/10ft runs) to existing ducting with dampers. Connect, fabricate wall openings and mount new external intake and exhaust ducts (up to 3m/10ft runs). Mount, wire and configure controller. Connect power. Adjust dampers to achieve balanced flow. Verify proper operation. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
|Air Exchanger Job Supplies |
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to install air exchanger including: fittings, fasteners and mounting hardware.
|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 Exchanger 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 Exchanger|
|Average Cost per Exchanger|
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For a basic project in zip code 47474 with 1 exchanger, the cost to Install an Air Exchanger starts at $2,500 - $2,955 per exchanger. Actual costs will depend on job size, conditions, size options.
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