In today’s article, we’re going to educate you about air conditioning.
In particular, we’re talking about home heating and air conditioning systems prices. And we’re talking about value.
And those can be two very different things.
“Good work ain’t cheap. Cheap work ain’t good.”
- Norman ‘Sailor Jerry’ Collins
Have truer words ever been spoken?
An air conditioning system is one of the biggest, most important investments in your home.
It will keep you warm through winter and cool in summer. It will make your home comfortable all year round.
When looking for a new home air conditioning system, it’s easy to fall into the trap of shopping on price. You’ll pay back the money you saved (and more) in maintenance, repairs, and even replacement.
Not all HVAC systems are created equal
Like anything else, ac installation range from very poor to very good quality – and everywhere in between.
It’s no surprise that higher-quality systems are much more efficient. But they also carry longer (and more reliable) warranties.
Take it from us – you do not want your cooling system breaking down in the middle of Summer!
Part of our service is to identify whether you should repair or replace your existing system. In some cases, your current unit may still provide you with great value. In others, you may be better off with a new system.
At Nice Heating & Air, our new air conditioning systems typically range in price between $4,000 and $9,000. Your price will depend on the brand, functions, type of installation, location, and the size of your home.
You’re not only paying for the work – you’re paying for peace of mind
When comparing home air conditioning prices, remember you’re buying much more than the equipment.
You’re also buying the training, experience, and skill of the technicians doing the installation. And for warranty, maintenance and service work down the road.
Good technicians do things by the book – with no exceptions.
Permits, insurance, licensing, training and after-sales service are all factored into the pricing. Any technician - in any industry - will tell you there’s always someone willing to do a job for a cheaper price and get you a great deal for a air conditioning.
Note that we didn’t say a better job – just a cheaper one.
At Nice Heating & Air, we don’t just offer the best brands. We also have in-house, highly-qualified, experienced field technicians.
Did you know that in Virginia, not all air conditioning contractors are Class A?
This poses a much higher risk to the quality (and reliability) of the installation.
Nice Heating & Cooling is an officially licensed Class A contractor, as well as a Virginia Master HVAC & Gas Fitter.
We take pride in our jobs, and this is reflected in why our customers speak so highly of our work.
Understanding the installation process
If you’re upgrading an existing air conditioning system, you should consider these factors:
- What SEER rating (energy rating) is best for your home?
- Do you need a communication system with your new HVAC?
- Does your existing unit need to be relocated?
- Do your existing lines or electrics need to be upgraded?
- Does your existing ductwork need to be modified?
- Should you look at a Heat Pump or a straight AC system?
To ensure everything is installed correctly, we offer a free home consultation.
We will assess your current system, and talk with you about your own requirements. We'll compare our home air conditioning prices, finding a system that meets your needs and budget.