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Pricing Your Homes Central Air Conditioner.

We are into late May and the heat of the summer season is starting to descend upon southern Ontario and the greater Toronto area. If you are looking for an air conditioner to cool your home this summer but unsure of the costs then we hope to break it down to help you better understand where your money goes. Central Air Costs First off replacing a central air conditioner is usually cheaper than if you have never had one.  The reason for the price discrepancy is due to the extra time and work needed to modify your duct and venting system above your furnace.  An A-coil has to be installed to allow your homes warm air to flow through the chilled coil ultimately cooling the interior of your home. Free Quotes Okay, more importantly what is it going to cost? Just for a small warning I won’t go into specific numbers because each home is different. I have in the past quoted specific numbers only to have a customer reference what I had written, albeit he was in completely different situation and stubbornly refused to listen as to why the prices were different. Thus pricing in this article is simply for example only, I would be more than happy to answer any question you have and give you exact pricing for your home, simply give me a call (647) 925-1930. When installing a new air conditioner two of our technicians will come out to your home with a brand new system that was properly sized and selected by you the home owner during the initial pre consultation.  The price of your central air system will be completely determined by the size, efficiency, and brand that you select.  You can expect somewhere from $700 to over $5000 for a just the air conditioning unit alone. Included in the Installation Our installation includes the A coil, condensation collection systems, charging the lines with coolant, as well as all the labour needed to run the new copper coolant lines and even removal of your old system and all components. Our installation fee can range from around $200 to well over $1000 if your home needs multiple air conditioners. It’s incredible difficult to...

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What Does It Cost To Run Your Air Conditioner In Toronto

What Does It Cost To Run Your Air Conditioner In Toronto

Are you interested in seeing how much it will cost to run your air conditioner in the Greater Toronto Area.  We took some time to break down the costs associated with some different sized and efficiency air conditioners. Electricity Costs Sure the hydro companies say we have comparable electricity prices within Ontario at around 8 cents per kilowatt hour but they don’t take into account all the extras we pay on top of that. To get a true cost we have taken the most recent electrical bill here from the office added all the fees up and divided by the kWh. Electricty: 405 kWh @ 8.3 cents = $33.62 Delivery Charge: $47.03 Regulatory Charges: $2.71 Debt Retirement Charge: $2.84 HST: $11.21 Total: $97.41 Clean Energy Benefit (10%off):  $9.74 One Month Bill Total  —  $87.67 Now taking the bill total and dividing it with the kWh used give us $87.67 / 405kWh = .216 or 21.6 cents per kWh Electrical Cost To Run Your Air Conditioner   AC Size AC SEER Cost @ 8 Hours Cost @ 12 Hours 1 Ton 7 (1970’s) $88.87/Month $133.30/Month 9 (1990’s) $69.12/Month $103.68/Month 11 (2000’s) $56.55/Month $84.83/Month 15 (current) $41.47/Month $62.21/Month 1.5 Ton 7 (1970’s) $133.30/Month $199.95/Month 9 (1990’s) $103.68/Month $155.52/Month 11 (2000’s) $84.83/Month $127.24/Month 15 (current) $62.21/Month $93.91/Month 2.0 Ton 7 (1970’s) $177.74/Month $266.61/Month 9 (1990’s) $138.24/Month $207.36/Month 11 (2000’s) $113.11/Month $169.66/Month 15 (current) $82.94/Month $124.42/Month 2.5 Ton 7 (1970’s) $222.17/Month $333.26/Month 9 (1990’s) $172.80/Month $259.20/Month 11 (2000’s) $141.38/Month $212.07/Month 15 (current) $103.68/Month $155.52/Month 3.0 Ton 7 (1970’s) $266.61/Month $399.91/Month 9 (1990’s) $207.36/Month $311.04/Month 11 (2000’s) $169.66/Month $254.49/Month 15 (current) $124.42/Month $186.62/Month A properly sized air conditioner should run nearly continuously during a hot summer day.  On average most homes will require the AC to run for 6-12 hours. Results When using the true costs of electricity it’s easy to make the case for upgrading to a more efficient air conditioner.  Simply upgrading to a SEER 15 central air can reduce your hydro costs associated with your AC by 50%.  Also a SEER 15 AC is a lower end system, we have air conditioners with up to 24 SEER . Location The GTA is quite large and temperatures can be significantly different between...

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How To Get A Deal On A New Central Air Conditioner

How To Get A Deal On A New Central Air Conditioner

This should be an interesting post as I am offering up ways for people to spend less and get a deal on a new central air system which ultimately reduces my bottom line… I’m sure a lot of people interested in a new central air conditioner in the Greater Toronto Area are going to do some research regarding installation companies.  I completely respect that and in fact would do the exact same thing.  But, to get a great deal on an air conditioner doing some research is a great idea.  There are definitely some companies within Toronto and surrounding areas that are more than willing to take advantage of home owners. Here’s how you can protect yourself. Steps To Get A Deal Get multiple quotes (I’m thinking at least 3) Negotiate (there is always a little bit wiggle room but be realistic) Apply for all applicable grants and rebates Package multiple systems. Call me In depth Steps On Making Your Air Conditioner Deal Quotes –  You should definitely be looking at  at least 3 quotes from competitors.  Make sure that you really look at the models they are offering and compare apples to apples.  I would never take the lowest quote, simply throw that one away, you’re almost guaranteed a bad install as the contractor will cut corners in order to make money off the sale. Negotiate – A new central air conditioner may cost between 2 and 5 thousand dollars and the market is highly competitive.  100% truth here, the margins on these systems have dropped significantly over the last 10 years.  We used to make 7 or 8 hundred dollars on a sale but now we are lucky to be netting 50 to 100 dollars in profit.  If you are able to knock a 100$ off your new central air quote consider yourself a great bargainer. Grants and Rebates – This probably where most homeowners will make the best inroads when looking to drop the price.  If your contractor isn’t offering or educating you on available air conditioner rebates then its time to move on.  I’m not going to offer any numbers as the rebates change every so often, roughly 250 to 500 dollars is possible. Multiple...

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The Importance of Free Quotes and Companies Like Atlas Cares

The Importance of Free Quotes and Companies Like Atlas Cares

There are literally hundreds of heating and cooling business in Toronto and the GTA that offer any number of services.  Get your air conditioner repaired, install a new one, or even schedule preventative maintenance.  The realty is almost any company can do a fine job of the aforementioned tasks; but how do you choose the right contractor? A company like Atlas Cares can be a great choice for home owners; they are well established and have numerous positive online reviews.  But before you go ahead and spend thousands of dollars on a new central air conditioner don’t you think it might be prudent to compare prices even just a little? We would love the opportunity to give you a free quote on your homes central air and give you a free bargaining chip if you decide to go with Atlas Cares (or another company).  You can be confident you’re getting the best deal if you compare quotes between the competition. I would also like to bring your attention to the fact we are specialized in the air conditioning industry, it is our primary focus and we do it really well.  A company like Atlas Cares is focused on several areas and may not be considered a specialist in any one.  They work on furnace systems, duct cleaning, air conditioning, water heaters, boilers, and more.  Who do you think will offer you the best service or installation of your new central air?   Give us a try and let us show you why more people are switching to the air conditioner specialists here in Toronto, and the Greater Toronto Area.   Give us a Call: (647) 925-1930   OR Click here to Have Us Call...

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The GTA Spring Air Conditioner Safety Inspection

The GTA Spring Air Conditioner Safety Inspection

Well it is official, Today is the first day of spring, and as always we start to promote the importance of air conditioner inspections and maintenance before you turn the central air in your home on for the season. This spring we want to remind homeowners about our A/C safety check special offered throughout the Greater Toronto area, this service is designed to check up on your air conditioner condition. Why In the Spring? A Home Air Conditioner safety checkup is conducted by a licensed HVAC Technician and we recommend this service once every spring.  After an air conditioner sits idle for several months during the winter, any number of problems may arise during start up or soon after.  Winter weather, salt corrosion, and debris can do serious damage to your A/C very quickly. These types of issues can lead to premature breakdowns of equipment, or create an otherwise unsafe operating environment. We Can Help An A/C preseason check up from us includes a thorough inspection of wiring, coils, refrigerant, A/C controls, condensate drains, and the air filter. Each area of inspection is meant to detect for existing damage and/or potential problems.  Should any repairs be needed, our HVAC Technician will thoroughly explain the issue and present you with available options in order to address problems before the cooling season officially begins. Part of the reason you should have a spring air conditioner inspection is to maintain efficiency.  When filters become dirty, airflow is obstructed; this forces an air conditioner to work harder when making cool air and uses more electricity. What Are the Benefits Of a Spring Air Conditioner Inspection? Keeping up routine maintenance on your air conditioner includes clearing debris, replacing air filters, and completing inspections can have many benefits. Most importantly seasonal maintenance ensures your air conditioner warranty remains valid, not only that but it also:   reduces breakdowns   lowers operating costs   extends equipment life   improves cooling efficiency   produces better indoor air quality Give us a call today to schedule your spring Air Conditioner Preseason Inspection Call:   (647) 925 1930   Or Fill Out The Form Below Contact Form Name (Required) Phone Number (Required) E-Mail Your Message Prove You're Not A Spaming...

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