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Goldenseal Construction Estimating Software

ASSEMBLY NAME-- IN GOLDENSEAL ESTIMATING SOFTWARE

a/c unit


CONSTRUCTION CATEGORY SUBCATEGORY
HVAC (Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning) HVAC- Heat, Air Cond.

CONSTRUCTION ITEM DESCRIPTION

HVAC estimating unit cost for installing a central air conditioning unit.

NOTE-- This cost is just for the AC unit itself, with no additional ducting, electrical work, etc.


UNIT SIZE

One central air conditioner of typical residential size.


LABOR COSTS

We figure about 10 hours for a skilled worker to install the central a/c unit.


MATERIAL COSTS

One central air conditioner unit.


HARD CONSTRUCTION COSTS, TYPICAL

$1,255.24 for each air condioning unit


SUGGESTED QUANTITY

Goldenseal suggests one central a/c unit for every living unit.


SOURCE OF CONSTRUCTION PRICING

Based on subcontractor crew timing from a few HVAC installations done by Turtle Creek Construction.


PLACES INCLUDED

Architect Starter File, Construction Starter File, Developer Starter File


COMMENTS

This is a quick "rule of thumb" approximate price. If the air conditioning costs are not bid or allowanced, then you should substitute the actual cost for a specific brand and model of air conditioner. Prices vary widely.

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