Cost to Install a Heat Pump

January 2024

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Heat Pump Cost 
Non-discounted retail pricing for: 2.5 Ton 14 SEER heat pump system. For horizontal, up flow, down flow and vertical installation. Requires 240V 25A electrical connection required at unit. 10 yr limited warranty.
1 pump$4,389.70$5,122.71
Heat Pump Installation Labor, Basic 
Basic labor to install heat pump with favorable site conditions. Install dedicated 240V 20A circuit. Mount and secure condenser to new pad. Install heat exchanger in existing plenum. Connect, insulate lines between condenser and heat exchanger. Connect existing thermostat. 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.
1 pump$4,389.70$5,122.71
Heat Pump Installation Job Supplies 
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to install heat pump including: fittings, fasteners and mounting hardware.
1 pump$4,389.70$5,122.71
Heat Pump Installation 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.
1 pump$4,389.70$5,122.71
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.
1 pump$4,389.70$5,122.71
Heat Pump Debris Disposal
Costs to load and haul away old materials, installation waste and associated debris.
1 pump42.52548.375
 Unused Minimum Labor
Balance of 2 hr(s) minimum labor charge that can be applied to other tasks.
   
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Average Cost per Pump  
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In January 2024 the cost to Install a Heat Pump starts at $6,237 - $7,352 per pump. Use our Cost Calculator for cost estimate examples customized to the location, size and options of your project.

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Cost to Install a Heat Pump - Notes and General Information

This example estimate is for BASIC work performed in easily serviceable conditions by qualified trade professionals, using popular, IN STOCK products, materials and supplies commonly available at home improvement retailers. Your actual costs will vary due to the unique situation, requirements and choices of your project. Work not mentioned on this page, work with schedule difficulty, and work using master craftsman, premium materials, custom built products and project supervision will result in HIGHER COSTS!

This example estimate is for educational and illustrative purposes - it is NOT a substitute for written quotes from trade professionals. Homewyse strongly recommends that you contact reputable professionals for accurate assessments of work required and costs for your project - before making any decisions or commitments.

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 Heat Pump Installation, including costs to protect existing structure(s), finishes, materials and components.
  • Labor planning and setup time, mobilization time, cleanup time and as appropriate, time needed to achieve minimum job hours agreed to before work begins.

The cost estimate does NOT include:

  • Labor upcharges associated with master/premium craftsmanship, expedited scheduling, local labor shortages, difficult or complex site conditions, excessive transit times, service provider pricing discretion and failure of customer to negotiate labor costs.
  • Costs for removing, relocating, repairing, or modifying existing framing, surfacing (including molding), HVAC, electrical, and plumbing systems - or bringing any 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 Heat Pump 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 - Heat Pump Installation

Heat Pump Installation Budget Management

Heat Pump Installation Cost Infographic - critical areas of budget risk and savings

This infographic highlights decisions and site issues that can cause large cost variances in the typical Heat Pump Installation budget.


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