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 Birmingham homeownership. So where on earth should you begin

First, understand that the price of a new AC fluctuates based on several factors. The first is your living situation and the people living in your home. Are there health conditions that will call for a special type of air cleaning system? Do the family members in the home have an issue with warmth or coolness, or an affliction that would demand that the home stay at a particular temperature or humidity level? What activities take place within the home? All of these things will help choose which air conditioning system is best for your home. 

The following variable to consider is the home itself. How many windows do you have and where do they face? How much insulation is currently in the home and what is the efficiency level of the ductwork? Does the home require (or do you desire) electric, solar-power, gas, etc? At Norrell Service Experts, we will pay you a visit and assess your home to go over the choices available depending on your home’s structure and unique characteristics. 

The other factor to consider is which business to call. Though one company may have the system you want at a price point you like, be careful and find out if they are licensed, bonded, and confirm they are insured just in case something happens at your home. If a contractor were to get injured and the company was not insured, it’s possible you would be held responsible. At Norrell Service Experts, not only are we insured, licensed, and bonded, but all of our workers go through a detailed background check, drug test, and are trained to work on all top brands of air conditioners. We also offer a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee so you can be comfortable in the work we provide. 

So, you’ve thought about all this but let’s answer the real question. How much is this going to set you back? 

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

Ranch House or Smaller House 

Up to 2000 sq. ft. and usually only one story 

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

With approved financing: $40 – $250 monthly 

Typical Suburban Residence 

No bigger than 3500 ft2 and usually 1-3 stories 

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

Using approved financing: $100 – $500monthly 

Luxury House 

Larger than 3500 square feet and various stories 

Average cost of an air conditioning system: $18,000 – $60,000+ 

With approved financing: $250+per month 

Approximate pricing can change depending on where you live, personal routines, AC settings, system maintenance, and installation of system and duct system. 

The entire process can be a little overwhelming but Norrell Service Experts is available around the clock to review all your options and choose the right air conditioner for your home. The price can be a little off-putting, but with our multiple financing options your new A/C could be yours before you know it! 

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