How Much Should an Air Conditioning System Cost? 

The time has come when you have to get a new air conditioner. Nobody looks forward to this day, and nobody wants to worry about budgeting for it, but sadly is comes with 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 routine and the other residents in your home. Are there health issues that will call for a particular type of air filtration system? Do the people living in the home have any problems with the cold or heat, or an affliction (i.e., Multiple Sclerosis) that would that would result in the home needing to stay at a set temperature or humidity level? What hobbies take place inside the home? All of these things will help choose which air conditioner is best for your home.

The next factor to examine is the actual home. What is the number of windows within your home and which direction do they face? What level of insulation is presently in the home and what is the efficiency level of the ductwork? Does the residence require (or do you desire) electric, solar-power, gas, etc? At Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing, we will pay you a visit and assess your house to go over the options available based on your home’s construction and unique traits.

The third thing to think about is which business to use. Though one business may have the equipment you want at a cost you like, be careful and find out if they are bonded, licensed, and confirm they are insured just in case something happens at your home. If a contractor were to get hurt and the contractor was not insured, it’s possible you would be held responsible. At Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing, we are not only bonded, licensed, and insured, but all of our team go through an extensive background check, drug test, and are qualified to work on all leading brands of air conditioners. We also offer a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee so you can be confident in the work we do.

Alright, alright, you’ve thought about all this but let’s get to the real question. What is this going to cost?

While all the details above will go into determining a final price, below are a few ballpark numbers.

Ranch-Style or Smaller Residence 

No bigger than 2000 ft2 and commonly a single story

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

Using approved financing: $40 – $250 /month

Average Suburban Residence 

Less than 3500 square feet and commonly between one and three stories

Estimatedcost of an A/C system: $8,000 – $25,000

With approved financing: $100 – $500/month

Luxury Home

Over 3500 ft2 and varied amount of stories

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

With approved financing: $250+per month

Approximate pricing may fluctuate depending on regional climate, personal lifestyle, system settings, equipment maintenance, and installation of air conditioner and duct system.

The full process can be a tad overwhelming but Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing is available day and night to discuss all your options and determine the ideal air conditioning system for your home. The budget can be a little scary, but with our wonderful financing options your new A/C could be yours as soon as possible!

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