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ACS/ AMERICAN COMFORT SERVICES

ACS/ AMERICAN COMFORT SERVICES

5.0 (16)
When it comes to home air conditioning and heating systems, there are many options available from which to choose. Let us help you select the best heating and air conditioning system for your home or office.
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S.&.F Heating And Air Conditioner Inc.

S.&.F Heating And Air Conditioner Inc.

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Express Solar And Electric

Express Solar And Electric

4.9 (7)
We are licensed C-10 electrical contractor and as well as B general buiding contractor.
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Air Support Heating & Cooling

Air Support Heating & Cooling

5.0 (7)
US Veteran Owned  Workmanship Gurantee  Exceptional Service & Value with Attention to Detail
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Western Air Conditioning Inc.

Western Air Conditioning Inc.

5.0 (3)
We're a service based company that excels on customer service and satisfaction. We offer 24 hour on call service and have incredible reviews on Yelp to back up our integrity. 
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Koolerguys

Koolerguys

5.0 (1)
The Koolerguys are a family business that believes in leaving our customers feeling like they are treated like family, with collective experience of 30+ years we are qualified to tackle your heating or cooling problems.  We specilize in the Cooling, Heating and Refridgeration servicing both commercial customers building walkin coolers and freezers to residential heating and cooling.  We use technology and experience to give our customer a system that is correct.   ... View Profile
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TAHADA Construction

TAHADA Construction

The history of TAHADA Construction is easy to define in one word: Commitment. Commitment to design, innovation. Commitment to our customers.  WE PROVIDE THE INDUSTRY FIRST TRANSFERABLE WRITTEN  3 YEARS LIMITED WORKMANSHIP WARRANTY FOR THE FLIPPING REMODELING because we take pride in our work. We also have a commitment to our industry. TAHADA Construction has always been a full-service industry leader focused solely on the needs of our clients. This has been our history and is our future... one word: COMMITMENT. ... View Profile
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Ron Mason Heating And Air Conditioning

Ron Mason Heating And Air Conditioning

We provide outstanding personalized Air Conditioning and Heating service. Whether you're looking for a budget friendly system or an energy saving high efficiency system with all the bells and whistles, we have you covered. We are also proud to be partnered with Renovate America and GoGreen financial to be able to offer you zero down finance options through the HERO program or the REEL program as well as other great finance options. We service all makes and models. Residential and Commercial.  Website: Ronmasonhvac.com ... View Profile
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Action Air Conditioning Installation & Heating Of San Diego

Action Air Conditioning Installation & Heating Of San Diego

Action Air Conditioning Installation & Heating of San Diego is a top-rated local air conditioning and furnace repair service and HVAC contractor in San Diego. Founded in 1975, Action Air serves San Diego home and business owners with integrity and professionalism. Our full service range includes installation, replacement, repair, service and maintenance of all types and brands of air conditioning, ductless air conditioning, HVAC, heating and furnace systems. Our service range extends to air duct cleaning and air filtration systems. We are proud Lennox Premier dealers and offer options for no-money down financing. All services are Satisfac ... View Profile
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Hamel's Air Conditioning & Heating Inc.

Hamel's Air Conditioning & Heating Inc.

In 2021, Hamel's was voted San Diego's favorite Heating & Air Conditioning Company in the Union-Tribune readers poll. Our priority is offering same-day HVAC repairs & quality Heating & Air installations. San Diego has called on the Hamel family since 1965 for honest & reliable HVAC service throughout the San Diego County area. When you call Hamel's, we want you to be confident that you have found the best. I encourage you to perform a comparison to any other HVAC contractor in the area. At Hamel's, we are confident that our reputation, integrity & knowledge is unmatched in San Diego. Anyone can find a better price if they ... View Profile
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Frequently asked questions

How much does air conditioning installation cost near me?

A new AC unit costs $3,300 to $5,900 on average, depending on the type, size, and condition of ductwork. A ductless mini-split AC installation costs $3,200 to $10,500 on average, depending on the number of zones. Installing a window unit AC costs $250 to $700.

HVAC installation costs $7,000 to $16,000 for a new AC unit, furnace, and ductwork.


Should I repair or replace my air conditioner?

Most AC technicians recommend installing a new air conditioner if they are 15 years or older. Some pros use the $5,000 rule by taking the equipment's age and multiplying by the repair cost. If the number is less than $5,000, consider air conditioning repair.


What is the average life expectancy of an air conditioner?

Home air conditioners have a life expectancy of 15 to 20 years on average. AC units may last only 10 years without regular maintenance.


Do the best AC companies offer free estimates?

Most AC companies offer free on-site estimates to diagnose any issues. Some AC installers charge a $75 to $200 service call, which gets credited back when hired. Contact at least three AC services upfront to compare before hiring.


Does a new air conditioner add value to a home?

Installing a new air conditioner increases home value and has a 35% to 50% return on investment. New energy-efficient AC units save up to 40% on electricity costs.


How long does it take to install an AC unit?

Installing an AC unit takes 4 to 8 hours on average for a replacement. Air conditioner installations that require new ductwork, are difficult to access, or have issues take up to 2 days. The time depends on the home's size and location, new install vs. replacement, and the central air unit's type and location.


Do you tip AC installers?

AC installers do not expect a tip, and most people do not tip. However, if they go above and beyond or spend more time than expected, a cold drink, hot lunch, or $10 to $20 tip is appreciated.


Can you install an AC unit yourself?

No, you cannot replace your AC unit yourself. Installing an AC is dangerous, requires permits, and must be installed by a licensed technician to keep the warranty valid.


How to find local central air conditioning companies?

Start by searching our list of ac installers, then compare reviews and costs. Next:

  • Get at least three free estimates in-person to compare.
  • Ask for recommendations from family, friends, and neighbors.
  • Select companies that are licensed, bonded, and experienced.
  • Verify their insurance, worker’s compensation, and bond guarantees.
  • Read reviews and check out their previous work on HomeGuide, Google, and the Better Business Bureau (BBB).
  • Check to see if they are members of the North American Technician Excellence (NATE), Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA), or the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA).
  • Ask about their warranties and guarantees.
  • Get a detailed estimate, contract, and warranty in writing before the work begins.
  • Avoid making large payments upfront. Come up with a payment schedule for work completed.

After asking questions and verifying their credentials, hire the best AC company in your area.


What questions to ask AC installation companies?

When hiring an AC company, ask them the following questions:

  • How long have you been in the HVAC business?
  • How many air conditioner installations have you completed similar to mine?
  • How much is your cost estimate?
  • Can you provide testimonials and references from past customers?
  • Will the technician inspect the entire system, including the ductwork?
  • Are you licensed, insured, and bonded?
  • Are your technicians certified by professional organizations such as AHRI, EPA 608, or NATE?
  • If my AC is under warranty, are you certified to do warranty work for this brand?
  • How long will the project take?
  • Do I need permits, and will you obtain them?
  • What does your warranty policy include?
  • Can you provide me a written estimate or contract?
  • What’s your payment schedule?
  • Are financing options available?
  • What do I need to provide to get started?