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San Jose AC Installation Companies

Right On 360

Right On 360

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Everything from the smallest Detail to the big Finish is done with passion a pure satisfaction guarantee...costumers apreciate good work when it stands out.
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Falcone Plumbing & Heating

Falcone Plumbing & Heating

Falcone Plumbing and Heating, Inc. is an industry leading heating and plumbing company providing unparalleled services to clients in Saratoga, Cupertino, Sunnyvale, Campbell, Los Gatos, Monte, Sereno, Milpitas, Santa Clara, Mountain View, Willow Glen and surrounding areas of San Jose. For over three generations, our highly skilled team has provided clients with cost effective options, quality products and service you deserve.
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All Heating And Air Conditioning

All Heating And Air Conditioning

All Heating & Air Conditioning is a family-owned and operated appliance company based in Milpitas, CA and services the surrounding Bay Area of California. We specialize in appliances and air conditioner repairs, service, installation and maintenance of all air conditioning and heating units and major home and kitchen appliances. Our technicians service all major brands of air conditioning and heating systems. Our skilled technicians will gladly travel to your location to repair your damaged appliances. ... View Profile
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Bay Area Climate Control , Llc

Bay Area Climate Control , Llc

Bay Area Climate Control is a family owned business with over 20 years in the industry. We are an honest and reliable company that prides ourselves on great customer service. With our economical pricing to our prompt service we're here for you and all your HVAC needs. Residential and Commercial Heating and Air Conditioning www.BayAreaClimateControl.com Find Us : Yelp / Angie's List / Google Home Service / Home Advisor / Next Door / and In Your Neighborhood ... View Profile
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Bay Area Climate Control

Bay Area Climate Control

Here at Bay Area Climate Control, We understand that the comfort of your home is important to you and your family. With our knowledge and experience in the field, we can guarantee your satisfaction with our work. We are a  Diamond Certified, BBB A+ Heating and Cooling company servicing the SF Bay Area. Whether it’s keeping your family warm in the winter, or cool in the summer we can help with all of your home heating and air conditioning needs.  ... View Profile
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Market Mechanical HVACR Company San Francisco – Oakland - San Mateo

Market Mechanical HVACR Company San Francisco – Oakland - San Mateo

It’s impossible to say “heating and air conditioning” in the San Francisco Bay area and not have Market Mechanical HVACR Company San Francisco – Oakland - San Mateo come to mind. We have been a fixture of the San Francisco HVAC industry since years! But by excelling in every single aspect of your business and consistently exceeding our customers’ expectations. For well over a century we have been a customer-focused business and brought the family-owned-and-operated ethic to everything we do; from HVAC installation and repair, to maintenance and sales, all of our staff at Market Mechanical HVACR Company San Franci ... View Profile
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All Bay Insulation & Air Duct Cleaning

All Bay Insulation & Air Duct Cleaning

We service clients all year round, specializing in residential and commercial air duct services, HVAC services, and Insulation services. Our goal is to achieve a healthier, cleaner, and safer indoor environment for you and your loved ones while providing dependable, timely, and quality service. We maintain liability insurance coverage to give our customers extra peace of mind. As registered members of the National Air Duct Cleaners Association, Qualified Air Duct Cleaners Affiliation, and have kept an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau. ... View Profile
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Silicon Valley Comfort

Silicon Valley Comfort

Call us anytime, there will be a live & local technician available to speak with 24-hours every day. We here, at Silicon Valley Comfort, are happy to help with all of your Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning questions & needs. We offer Repairs, Maintenance & Installations on the following... •  Gas Furnaces •  Air Conditioning •  Heat Pumps •  Hybrid - Dual Fuel/Heat Pump Systems •  Central Split-System Designs | Load Calculated Duct Designs   •  Multi-Zone Mini-Split Systems  | Multi-Zone VRF's •  Air Cleaners, Air Scrubbers & Filtra ... 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?