How Much Does Central AC Replacement Cost In Raleigh, NC?

Given a 1500 – 3000 square foot home, the average cost to replace a Central A/C unit in Raleigh, NC will be between $4,710 – $12,155. This guide covers price ranges by house size.

AC Replacement

Compare costs for central AC Replacement cost for these popular brands:

  • Trane AC Units
  • Amana AC Units
  • Carrier AC Units
  • Lennox AC Units
  • Rheem AC Units
  • American Standard AC Units
  • RUUD AC Units

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Central AC Cost by Size/BTU’s

If you’re thinking about installing a new AC system in Raleigh, NC, this chart will help you determine your cost according to the size and BTU’s.

*A British thermal unit (BTU) is a unit of heat; it is defined as the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one pound of water by one degree Fahrenheit.

** AC cost does not include installation, which will be between $90/hour  – $150/hour for a qualified technician.


Central AC Cost

AC Unit Replacement Cost by Home Size

Below is a chart calculating the national average cost to replace a central air conditioning unit according to the square footage of a home

  • AC Unit for 1,200 Sq. Ft. Home: $2,201
  • AC Unit for 1,500 Sq. Ft. Home: $3,442
  • AC Unit for 2,000 Sq. Ft. Home: $3,438
  • AC Unit for 2,500 Sq. Ft. Home: $3,913
  • AC Unit for 3,000 Sq. Ft. Home: $4,693
  • AC Unit for 4,000 Sq. Ft Home: $5,214

AC cost does not include installation, which will be between $90/hour  – $150/hour for a qualified technician. For exact pricing, please request to compare quotes from HVAC companies near you.


Central AC Installation Cost

A Raleigh, NC AC company can replace your entire AC unit or just the outside unit. AC brands like Trane, Rheem, and Carrier typically are fairly close in their price points. This guide helps with

Central AC Replacement Cost

A/C Repair Costs

HVAC Replacement Prices

Best A/C Replacement Companies in Raleigh, NC

Raleigh Heating and Air
2730 Rowland Rd, Raleigh, NC 27615

Allen Kelly & Company, Inc.
220 Tryon Rd A, Raleigh, NC 27603

Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning
2815 S Wilmington St, Raleigh, NC 27603


Sloan Service Company, Inc.
1807 Capital Blvd STE 107, Raleigh, NC 27604

The Climate in Raleigh, NC Impacts Heating & A/C Units

Raleigh is a wonderful city with both hot and cold days, so you should always pack for all types of weather. In the winter months, the average temperature can be as low as 41 degrees or in summer at 80 degrees and higher!

Looking for Central AC Replacement Costs Near You?

Are you looking to replace or install your central AC in your home? You can find central AC replacement costs in your area using our Price Tool for Central AC.

Zip Codes Served: 27511, 27518, 27529, 27545, 27560, 27587, 27591, 27601, 27603, 27604, 27605, 27606, 27607, 27608, 27609, 27610, 27612

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