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asked in category: General Last Updated: 1st July, 2020

How much is a new AC unit in Texas?

Average New A/C Cost in Texas
So how much can you truly expect to pay? The average cost of a new residential air conditioner system with installation runs in the range of generally between $5,500 and $7,500.

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Keeping this in consideration, how much does it cost to replace a central air conditioning unit?

The average cost of a new AC unit is between $1,200 and $1,800. The final price depends on the size of the unit, ductwork needed, and installation labor rates. There is a wide variety of prices in air conditioning units, enabling you to choose to match your budget.

Similarly, can I just replace my outside AC unit? Often, a technician will recommend that you replace both the inside and outside portions of the air conditioner, but there are some exceptions to this. For example, if the air conditioner is relatively new and under warranty, your manufacturer may provide you with a new completely compatible unit at little or no cost.

Herein, how much does it cost to replace a 2.5 ton AC unit?

Average AC Unit Prices by Size or Capacity

Central AC Unit Size AC & Coil AC & Coil Installed Cost
2 Tons, 24,000 btu $1,490 $2,690
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

When should I replace my AC unit?

Energy efficiency matters Energy Star recommends upgrading to an energy-efficient unit if your current central air conditioner is 10 or more years old. Many HVAC technicians say they typically recommend replacing units if they are 15 years or older.

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