How Much Should an Air Conditioning System Cost? 

It’s official; you have to purchase a new air conditioning system. Nobody enjoys this day, and nobody enjoys budgeting for it, but unfortunately, it is part of the U.S. homeownership. So where do you begin?

First, realize that the cost of a new air conditioning system varies based on multiple factors. The first is your living situation and the other residents in your home. Are there health problems that will involve a specific type of air filtration equipment? Do the people living in the home have any problems with the cold or heat, or a disorder (like Multiple Sclerosis) that would demand that the home stay at a set temperature or humidity level? What activities take place within the house? These factors will help direct you to which air conditioner is right for your.

The second factor to examine is your actual home. How many windows do you have and which direction do they face? How much insulation is installed in the house and how efficient is the ductwork? Does the house require (or do you prefer) solar-power, gas, electric, etc? At Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing, we will come out and analyze your house to provide the systems available based on your home’s design and unique characteristics.

The third thing to consider is which company to call. Though one business may have the equipment you want at a budget you like, be thorough and find out if they are bonded, licensed, and confirm they are insured in the event that something occurs at your residence. If a technician were to get hurt and the business was not insured, it’s likely you would be liable. At Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing, not only are we licensed, bonded, and insured, but all of our workers go through an extensive background check, drug test, and are skilled to work on all major brands of air conditioning systems. We also offer a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee so you can be comfortable in the work we do.

So, you’ve researched all this but let’s ask the real question. What is this going to cost?

While all the variables above will go into deciding a final budget, below are a few estimates.

Ranch-Style or Smaller Residence 

Up to 2000 ft2 and commonly only one story

Approximate cost of an air conditioner: $6,000 – $15,000

Including approved financing: $40 – $250 monthly

Common Suburban Home 

Less than 3500 square feet and typically one to three stories

Averagecost of an air conditioning system: $8,000 – $25,000

Including approved financing: $100 – $500per month

Luxury Residence

Over 3500 ft2 and varied amount of stories

Estimated cost of an A/C system: $18,000 – $60,000+

Using approved financing: $250+per month

Potential pricing may change depending on geographic location, personal lifestyle, equipment settings, air conditioning maintenance, and installation of equipment and duct system.

The whole process can be a little overwhelming but Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing is available 24/7 to discuss all your options and determine the right air conditioning system for your home. The cost can be a little discouraging, but with our multiple financing options your new air conditioner could be yours before you know it!

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