How Much Should an Air Conditioning System Cost? 

The time has come when you have to purchase a new air conditioner. Nobody enjoys this day, and nobody enjoys budgeting for it, but alas, ‘tis part of Philadelphia homeownership. So where do you begin

First, realize that the investment of a new air conditioning system varies based on many factors. The first is your living situation and the other residents in your home. Are there health problems that will require a particular type of air filtration equipment? Do the residents in the home have a sensitivity to the heat or cold, or an affliction that would require the home to stay at a specific temperature or humidity level? What recreation takes place in the home? These factors will help choose which air conditioner is best for your family. 

The second thing to take into consideration is your home itself. How many windows do you have and which direction do they face? What level of insulation is presently in the house and what is the efficiency level of the ductwork? Does the home require (or do you desire) electric, solar-power, gas, etc? At Stallion Heating and Air Conditioning, we will come out and evaluate your home to provide the options available considering your home’s design and unique features. 

The additional factor to take into consideration is which business to use. Though one contractor may have the equipment you want at a cost you like, be thorough and find out if they are licensed and bonded, and confirm they are insured just in case something occurs at your home. If a tech were to get hurt and the company was not insured, it’s probable you would be held responsible. At Stallion Heating and Air Conditioning, not only are we licensed, bonded, and insured, but all of our workers go through a complete background check, drug test, and are skilled to work on all top brands of air conditioning systems. We also have a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee so you can be comfortable in the work we do. 

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

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

Ranch-Style or Smaller Residence 

No bigger than 2000 ft2 and typically a single story 

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

Using approved financing: $40 – $250 /month 

Average Suburban House 

Up to 3500 square feet and commonly one to three stories 

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

Including approved financing: $100 – $500monthly 

Luxury Home 

Over 3500 ft2 and various stories 

Approximate cost of an air conditioner: $18,000 – $60,000+ 

With approved financing: $250+per month 

Approximate pricing could fluctuate depending on geographic location, personal lifestyle, AC settings, system maintenance, and installation of air conditioner and duct system. 

The full process can be a little overwhelming but Stallion Heating and Air Conditioning is available 24/7 to help walk you through all your options and decide on the right air conditioning system for your home. The cost can be a little discouraging, but with our great financing options your new air conditioner could be yours as soon as possible! 

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