# Question: How Much Does It Cost To Install A 3.5 Ton AC Unit?

## How many sq ft does a 5 ton AC cool?

Units that are 2.5 tons can cool off 1201-1500 square feet, etc.

This pattern continues up to units of 5 tons that cool off 2401-3000 square feet, with every half ton increase adding about an additional 300 square feet..

## What size AC do I need for a 2000 square foot home?

If your home is 2000 square feet, you can calculate your HVAC needs the same as you would for a 1600 square foot home. Assuming one ton of cooling capacity can cool 400 square feet of your home, you’ll need about 5.0 tons of air conditioning capacity. Multiply this by 12,000 BTUs, and you’ll get 60,000 BTUs.

## How many sq ft will a 4 ton AC unit cool?

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## How do I calculate what size air conditioner I need?

To calculate the size, simply multiply the length times the width of the room or area to be cooled. Then, as a practical number, multiply that total times 25 BTU. This allows ample cooling, whether it is a rainy, moist day or a hot, sunny, humid day.

## How do I know how big of an air conditioner I need?

As a rule of thumb, an air conditioner needs 20 Btu for each square foot of living space. But other considerations, such as the ceiling height and the size of your windows and doorways, might call for more cooling power. To measure your room, multiply the length by the width.

## How much does it cost to install an air conditioner unit?

Homeowners on average pay between \$3,200 and \$5,500 for a central air conditioner unit installation. The main factors that will affect the cost of your AC unit include home’s square footage, desired brand, and the SEER rating you choose.

## Can I buy and install my own AC unit?

Simply put, no, you cannot replace your AC unit yourself. Even if you have the technical know-how to install an AC unit, all of the electrical components add an elevated level of risk to the process.

## What size central air conditioner do I need for a 3000 sq ft home?

2,500–3,000+ sq/ft = 42,000–60,000 BTUs.

## Can I run my own ductwork?

To answer the question of whether or not you can replace or install your own ductwork, I’d say it is possible but that I highly recommend enlisting the help of a heating, cooling, and ductwork expert. Ductwork runs all throughout your house, which makes doing DIY repairs yourself a heavy contracting lift.

## How many square feet will a 3.5 ton AC cool?

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## Can I replace my AC condenser myself?

When it comes time to replace your condenser, the price depends on the type of vehicle you have. It’s typical to spend between \$200 and \$600 for the parts, including refrigerant. If you can’t perform the repair yourself, you are also looking at between \$200 and \$300 for a mechanic to fix it.

## Can you replace just the outside AC unit?

Often, a technician will recommend that you replace both the inside and outside portions of the air conditioner, but there are some exceptions to this. For example, if the air conditioner is relatively new and under warranty, your manufacturer may provide you with a new completely compatible unit at little or no cost.