New AC Installations: What Does a New Air Conditioner Cost in Boise? How much a new air conditioning, heating, or air filtration system will cost can differ greatly depending on many factors. These variables normally fall into three categories: Lifestyle Factors: The health conditions of the home's residents (allergies, respiratory issues, and sensitivity to surroundings) How the residents "feel" comfortable (liking to cooler or warmer temperatures) Hobbies and activities taking place inside the house (musical instruments, crafts, wine) Building and Environmental Factors: The number, design, and size of windows currently in place, the direction the home faces, and age of the home Style of building, roofing, siding, ductwork, and quantity of insulation present Geographic climate, lot size, city regulations and surrounding atmosphere including regular humidity, nearby industries, available land, and codes required Utilities desired or available; solar, geothermal, gas, electric, LP, oil Contractor Risk Factors: Contractor licensing, insurance, bonding, and financial constancy Legality, expertise, and certification level of the employees installing the heating and cooling systems Satisfaction Guarantees and service level (obtainability and devotion to customer priorities) All of these factors and more help to determine the style, size, and level of work required to correctly heat and cool a home, which usually goes into the price 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 fully custom designed and installed, it is quite tough for quality contractors like TML Service Experts to offer a specific estimate without investigating all the factors on-site that are uncovered during an in-home comfort analysis. However, we can suggest large ranges of the probable HVAC system price based on the general size of a home that isn’t yet 30 years old. Keep in mind however, even the price ranges above may vary much more, dependant on all the factors and circumstances of a certain home and homeowner. How HVAC Systems Are Priced by the Manufacturer (MSRP) Central heating and cooling systems are similar to vehicle classes. Systems usually fall into broad (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 we discussed, the process and ultimate pricing of a heating and cooling system could be equated 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 issues, or climate control issues that necessitate humidification controls. Thermostat controls are also an important part of the home comfort puzzle, and a big variety of mobile and Wi-Fi options are out there. Other home comfort possibilities include adding the recommended amount of insulation or redesigning, correcting, and cleaning ductwork to make sure the system works efficiently. Some choices can be purchased as a package, but a lot of these items must be determined through a complete Home Comfort Analysis, which is a free service we offer. All of these options should be contemplated very carefully, since the best air conditioner or furnace will never correctly control the comfort of the home if the duct work, attic insulation, or air filter is insufficient for the home and its occupants. To learn more or get your no-obligation Home Comfort Analysis, which includes your unique new system estimate, call 208-488-4892 now, or download our free eBook "Home Heating and Air Conditioning for Dummies".