Updated: March 2019
|Evaporative Cooler Cost |
Non-discounted retail pricing for: 4000 CFM whole house evaporative cooling system. 0.5 HP motor. Powder coated, galvanized steel construction. For up to 1800 SF home. Requires water connection at unit.
|Evaporative Cooler Labor, Basic |
Basic labor to install evaporative cooling with favorable site conditions. 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. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
|Evaporative Cooler Job Supplies |
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to install evaporative cooling including: fittings, fasteners and mounting hardware.
|Evaporative Cooler 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.
|Evaporative Cooler 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 Evaporative Cooling|
|Average Cost per Cooler|
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For a basic project in zip code 47474 with 1 cooler, the cost to Install Evaporative Cooling starts at $1,128 - $2,180 per cooler. Actual costs will depend on job size, conditions, size options.
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