New AC Installations: What Does a New Air Conditioner Cost in Voorhees? How much a new air conditioning, heating, or air filtration system will cost can differ a lot depending on many factors. These variables usually fall into a couple categories: Lifestyle Factors: The health conditions of the home's residents (allergies, respiratory issues, and sensitivity to surroundings) How the occupants "feel" comfortable (preference to cooler or warmer temperatures) Hobbies and activities happening inside the house (musical instruments, crafts, wine) Building and Environmental Factors: The number, style, and size of windows present, the direction the home faces, and age of the home Type of building, roofing, siding, ductwork, and quantity of insulation present Geographic climate, lot size, city regulations and surrounding setting including regular humidity, neighboring industries, available land, and codes required Utilities wanted or available; solar, geothermal, gas, electric, LP, oil Contractor Risk Factors: Contractor licensing, insurance, bonding, and financial strength Legitimacy, expertise, and certification level of the employees installing the heating and cooling systems Satisfaction Guarantees and service level (availability and commitment to customer priorities) All of these elements and more help to dictate the style, size, and level of work required to properly heat and cool a home, which typically 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. Since every home’s heating and cooling system must be totally custom developed and installed, it is awfully hard for good contractors like Atmostemp Service Experts to offer a specific estimate without investigating all the factors on-site that can be found during an in-home comfort analysis. However, we can recommend broad ranges of the potential HVAC system price based on the general size of a home that isn’t yet 30 years old. It’s important to note that, even the price ranges above can vary much more, contingent 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 normally fall into big (and sometimes incorrect) ranges of "economy", "mid-level", and "premium". However, because every homeowner is distinct, each new heating and cooling system is manually installed, and because of all the prior factors we discussed, the process and ultimate pricing of a heating and cooling system could be equated to picking vehicle "Options." Home Comfort Options Home comfort Options include size and efficiency, and also include air quality control, such as the efficiency of air cleaners and air filters. Air quality control systems are essential for homeowners with infants and children, people in the home with allergy or respiratory problems, or climate control issues that necessitate humidification controls. Thermostat controls are also a big part of the home comfort puzzle, and a big variety of mobile and Wi-Fi options now exist. Other home comfort choices include adding the required amount of insulation or redesigning, correcting, and cleaning ductwork to be sure the system performs efficiently. Some options can be added as a package, but quite a few of these options must be decided through a complete Home Comfort Analysis, which is a courtesy 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 occupants. To read more or get your complimentary Home Comfort Analysis, which includes your unique new system estimate, call 856-310-4824 now, or download our free eBook "Home Heating and Air Conditioning for Dummies".