New AC Installations: What Does a New Air Conditioner Cost in Mobile? How much a new air conditioning, heating, or air filtration system will cost can vary quite a bit depending on many factors. These variables generally fall into a couple categories: Lifestyle Factors: The health conditions of the home's residents (allergies, respiratory issues, and sensitivity to surroundings) How the inhabitants "feel" comfortable (partiality to cooler or warmer temperatures) Hobbies and activities occurring inside the house (musical instruments, crafts, wine) Building and Environmental Factors: The number, style, and size of windows currently in place, the direction the home faces, and age of the home Design of building, roofing, siding, ductwork, and level of insulation present Geographic climate, lot size, city regulations and surrounding environment including typical humidity, nearby industries, available land, and codes required Utilities required or available; solar, geothermal, gas, electric, LP, oil Contractor Risk Factors: Contractor licensing, insurance, bonding, and financial constancy Validity, ability, and certification level of the employees installing the equipment Satisfaction Guarantees and service level (accessibility and commitment to customer priorities) All of these aspects and more help to determine the type, size, and level of work needed to correctly heat and cool a home, which normally goes into the cost of the new system. What Can You Expect to Pay? Ranch or Smaller Residence Up to 2000 square feet 1 or 1.5 Story $40-$250 per month with approved financing, or $6,000 - $15,000 Average Suburban Home 2000-3500 square feet 1-3 Story $100-$500/month with approved financing, or $8,000 - $25,000 Luxury Home 3500+ square feet Various levels or highly custom $250+ per month with approved financing, or $18,000 - $60,000+ Potential pricing may vary depending on geographic location, personal lifestyle, system settings, equipment maintenance and installation of equipment and duct system. Due to the fact that every home’s heating and cooling system must be totally custom created and installed, it is quite hard for quality contractors like Climate Control Service Experts to provide a specific estimate without understanding all the factors on-site through an in-home comfort analysis. However, we can provide large ranges of the potential HVAC system price based on the approximate size of a home less than 30 years old. Remember, even the price ranges above may vary much more, dependant on all the factors and circumstances of a particular home and homeowner. How HVAC Systems Are Priced by the Manufacturer (MSRP) Central heating and cooling systems are similar to vehicle classes. Systems typically fall into big (and sometimes incorrect) ranges of "economy", "mid-level", and "premium". However, because every homeowner is different, each new heating and cooling system is manually installed, and because of all the previous factors mentioned, the process and ultimate pricing of a heating and cooling system could be compared to selecting vehicle "Options." Home Comfort Options Home comfort Options include size and efficiency, in addition to air quality control, such as the efficiency of air cleaners and air filters. Air quality control systems are imperative for homeowners with infants and children, people in the home with allergy or respiratory concerns, or climate control issues that necessitate humidification controls. Thermostat controls are also an important part of the home comfort puzzle, and a wide choice of mobile and Wi-Fi options now exist. Other home comfort choices include adding the recommended amount of insulation or redesigning, correcting, and cleaning ductwork to make sure the system performs efficiently. Some selections can be purchased as a bundle, but many of these options must be figured out through a complete Home Comfort Analysis, which is a free service we have. All of these options must be contemplated very carefully, since the best air conditioner or furnace can’t correctly control the comfort of the home if the duct work, attic insulation, or air filter is deficient for the home and its inhabitants. To learn more or get your complimentary Home Comfort Analysis, which includes your individualized new system estimate, call 251-202-7503 now, or download our free eBook "Home Heating and Air Conditioning for Dummies".