Online Estimates & Orders Self Service Free Online Estimate for Central Air Conditioning Services

If you have any questions or would like some live assistance CLICK - Estimates by Phone and Orders.

You can speak to one of our friendly staff. If you would like an In Home Free Survey/Estimate CLICK – Schedule a Visit

This tool will give you an estimated cost to replace your unit. It will take you only 10 – 15 minutes, and the Help notes will walk you through it. If you get hung up, feel free to call the office and one of our friendly staff will help you out. Multiple systems for larger homes, can be calculated separately and simply added up. 

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INDOOR AIR QUALITY ACCESSORIES - all fields required for estimating purposes, but are not always required when replacing your unit 

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HELP NOTES

Type Your Preferred Brand Details:
The question “What is the Best Brand?” would require a lengthy answer and can be a matter of opinion. LPAC offers any brand you prefer or we can recommend a brand. If you don’t know a brand, just type in; LPAC brand. 

Unit Tons/Size
Selections: 1 ½ , 2, 2 ½ , 3, 3 ½ , 4, 4 ½ , 5
Details: If you don’t know, use this simple calculation. Your total air conditioned square footage x 21 ÷ 12,000, this is your estimated tonnage. Round the calculated number up to the nearest ½ ton. Remember, this is an estimated cost. Later, we will provide you an actual engineered Load Calculation to confirm the proper tonnage prior to installation, No Charge To You

Efficiency Rating
Selections: 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20
Details: The higher the efficiency, the higher the cost … but the lower your power bill. The lower the efficiency, the lower the cost … but the higher your power bill. Buying a higher efficient unit is an investment … you will get savings that will pay you back. To learn more about how to get high efficiency savings with a payback, click on “savings that will pay you back”. Choosing efficiency will affect the unit replacement cost more than any other factor. 

Preferred Type of Heat
Selections: Electric Strip Heat, Heat Pump, Gas Furnace
Details: This choice is more about personal preference than anything else. There are pros and cons for all three. It would be a lengthy discussion so for the purposes of this estimate, Electric Strip Heat units are the least expensive. Heat Pumps and Furnaces cost about the same. If you are not sure, go with Electric Strip Heat. 

Thermostat Type
Selections: Digital Standard, Programmable w/ Dehumidification, WIFI with Remote Access
Details: Depending on your comfort level with “technology” and just how much environmental control you want will determine this choice. If you’re not sure, go with Digital Standard. 

Unit Replacement Type
Details: Split Unit, that has an air handler and a condenser (most homes/condos), Package Unit (most mobile homes, but some regular homes). If you have a DUCTLESS mini split type system, go with Split System. 

Air Handler Location
Details: Indoor Unit 2-Piece Split Unit --> Garage on a platform, Garage hung from ceiling, closet on a platform, in the attic. If you have a 1 piece package unit, go with Not Applicable. 

Condenser Location
Outdoor Unit 2-Piece Split Unit --> On the ground, on the roof, on high elevated platform. If you have a 1 piece package unit, go with Not Applicable. 

INDOOR AIR QUALITY ACCESSORIES – Discounted when purchased with unit replacements. 

Ducts Replaced # of Vents
Selections: 5 through 18 supply and return vents, not requested
Details: In order to maximize your energy savings, cooling performance, heating performance and humidity control, duct systems must be designed properly. In most cases it’s a good idea to reuse your vents, while replacing ductwork. Simply count all your air supply outlet vents and air return intake vents. Go with the total number here. 

Ducts Cleaned # of Vents
Selections: 5 through 18 supply and return vents, not requested
Details: If you’re not sure about Duct Replacement, you should consider Duct Cleaning. Harmful bacteria, viruses and pathogens accumulate inside your ductwork overtime. They should be removed or destroyed. Simply count all your air supply outlet vents and air return intake vents. Go with the total number here. 

Ultraviolet Lights
Selections: Single Bulb, Double Bulb, not Requested
Details: Germicidal Ultraviolet (UV) Lights are used to disinfect the interior surfaces of your unit. They are widely accepted as the most cost effective way to destroy bacteria, viruses and other pathogens inside your unit. Single or Double bulbs can be installed, double bulbs are the most effective. UV Lights work best with Indoor Air Quality Pleated Filters. 

Pleated Filters
Selections: Yes, Not Requested
Details: Indoor Air Quality Pleated Filters are almost standard when replacing units. Bacteria, viruses and pathogens should be filtered out as much as possible before they are caught up inside your unit. Pleated Filters work best with Indoor Air Quality (UV) Lights. 

If you have any questions or would like some live assistance CLICK - Estimates by Phone and Orders. You can speak to one of our friendly staff. If you would like an In Home Free Survey/Estimate CLICK – Schedule a Visit 

This is an estimate only and is not an exact quote or contract. Estimates are your “out of pocket” approximate cost. In some cases a site survey will be recommended to confirm the exact scope of work. Prior to starting the work we will provide you a written exact quote. Taxes are included and any applicable rebates are already credited to you in the estimate. 

Warranties – Replacement unit estimates carry the standard registered manufacturer’s warranty (usually 10 years Compressor, coils, and parts). LPAC provides a 1 year on site Labor warranty for any parts that are covered by the manufacturer’s warranty. Details vary per manufacturer.

LPACs Online Estimate System gives you the opportunity to estimate the cost of many of our air conditioner products and services including:

  • Duct cleaning
  • Vent cleaning
  • Central air conditioning installation and repair
  • Heating and cooling maintenance services
  • Air conditioners’ repair services
  • New heating and air conditioner systems
  • Most air conditioner system repairs

Our online estimate system provides you with an approximation of the amount of money you might expect to spend on various air conditioner system services. The online estimate feature can also be used to compare prices between alternative services where you have been given options between two or three different types of repairs or replacement parts for your system. Many times you will find, after preparing several estimates, that it is more economical and efficient to replace your entire outdated central air conditioning system than it is to replace major pieces of the system. For example, you might want to use the online estimate system to compare the differences in price estimates between replacing an air conditioner compressor and installing an entirely new central air conditioning system.

You might also wish to compare the estimates from one AC company with another AC company for vent or duct cleaning or the same heating and cooling maintenance or air conditioner installation services. It is always important to make sure you are comparing apples to apples when comparing estimates from various HVAC contractors, as not all AC company “duct” cleaning services for example, may include the same added services as another AC company when they clean air ducts.

After you have had an opportunity to use our Online Estimate System to compare estimates from various AC companies, you will want to contact one of LPAC’s offices to schedule an appointment for a written, exact estimate for the air conditioning work you wish to have done. The next time you find yourself in need of heating and cooling maintenance services, call one of our Bradenton area LPAC offices, and let us show you how to keep your cool!