How Much Does Central AC Replacement Cost In San Diego, CA?
Given a 1500 – 3000 square foot home, the average cost to replace a Central A/C unit in San Diego, CA will be between $4,530 – $12,410. This guide covers price ranges by house size.
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
Central AC Cost by Size/BTU’s
If you’re thinking about installing a new AC system in San Diego, CA, this chart will help you determine your cost according to the size and BTU’s.
|Central A/C Unit Size||*BTU’s (British Thermal Units)||**AC Unit Cost|
|1.5 Tons||18,000 BTU||$1,910 – $2,135|
|2 Tons||24,000 BTU||$2,750 – $2,940|
|2.5 Tons||30000 BTU||$2,815 – $3,022|
|3 Tons||36000 BTU||$2,937 – $3,210|
|3.5 Tons||42000 BTU||$3,312 – $3,605|
|4 Tons||48000 BTU||$3,647 – $3,758|
|5 Tons||60000 BTU||$3,740 – $3,820|
*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.
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: $2,180
- AC Unit for 1,500 Sq. Ft. Home: $3,419
- AC Unit for 2,000 Sq. Ft. Home: $3,425
- AC Unit for 2,500 Sq. Ft. Home: $3,925
- AC Unit for 3,000 Sq. Ft. Home: $4,710
- AC Unit for 4,000 Sq. Ft Home: $5,241
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.
A San Diego, CA 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 San Diego, CA
Pacific Heating & Air Conditioning
4401 Twain Ave #27, San Diego, CA 92120
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: 91911, 91914, 91915, 91932, 91942, 91945, 91950, 92014, 92025, 92027, 92029, 92037, 92064, 92065, 92067, 92071, 92075