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hello everyone and welcome to mom’s everyday with warmer months approaching you may just find yourself in need of a new a/c unit and that is why we have Tim Hawkins with air control Heating and Cooling here and Tim I mean buying a new a/c unit may strike some fear in people because this is a big purchase? it is a big purchase and I’m sure it’s a it’s a scary moment in people’s life that they have to go through when they have to purchase an a/c unit it is the most expensive appliance in your home and most people will have to replace an a/c unit you know in the time that they live in the home so one of the the processes in order to buy the a/c units.
you need to pick your contractor and Trust in your contractor is very important because those are the guys that’s going to lead you through it step-by-step with the replacement of the unit especially when it is such a big purchase you want to feel confident about that what is maybe the main question that you want to make sure you ask the main question would be how long do you plan on living in the home that way we can put together a package for you that’s gonna be a system.
that that’s going to accommodate you while you while you’re living in the home okay so that way you can gauge on whether you get a top-of-the-line or something just to get you through one or two years and then quickly with the the size of your home how does that come into play that’s going to come in – we actually do a load calculation on the home that will dictate what size unit we put in the home okay all right so we know you have the proper size unit for your house perfect well thank you so much for your advice.
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Some Frequently Asked Questions
Window units are cheaper in the short run. But if you need more than a few of them, you’re probably better off with central air. A central air unit will use less energy overall. Also, central air will cool more efficiently than a series of window units running in tandem.
|ZONE 1||ZONE 2|
|1.5 Tons||600 – 900 sf||600 – 950 sf|
|2 Tons||901-1200 sf||951 – 1250 sf|
|2.5 Tons||1201 – 1500 sf||1251 – 1550 sf|
|3 Tons||1501 – 1800 sf||1501 – 1850 sf|
|Central AC Unit Size||AC & Coil||AC & Coil Installed Cost|
|2.5 Tons, 30,000 btu||$1,525||$2,695|
|3 Tons, 36,000 btu||$1,650||$2,990|
|3.5 Tons, 42,000 btu||$1,780||$3,250|
|4 Tons, 48,000 btu||$1,860||$3,350|
*The information above does not constitute legal advice or opinion, nor is it a substitute for the professional judgment of a qualified attorney.