Air Conditioning Replacement in the Charlottesville, VA Area
AC Installation in Albemarle, Fluvanna, Louisa, Nelson, Augusta, Madison, Greene, and Orange Counties
Do you need a new air conditioning system? Albemarle Heating & Air offers professional AC installation in Charlottesville and neighboring communities with the best quality equipment from the top brands in the industry.
We are proud members of the Air Conditioning Contractors of America, have an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau, and have an excellent reputation among our customers.
Professional vs. DIY AC Installation
You may be tempted to save money by doing your air conditioning installation on your own. In the long run, this usually costs you more in increased repair needs and inefficient operation.
When it’s time for a new air conditioner, you need to work with a professional to ensure:
Your new AC is properly sized for your home.
Your new AC is installed correctly for optimal efficiency.
There’s no risk of an electrical fire.
There’s no risk of leaking coolant.
How To Choose a New Air Conditioner
Whether your old air conditioner is dead or you want to upgrade for better comfort and lower utility bills, recent technological advances allow for increased efficiency, comfort, and performance compared to equipment manufactured just a few years ago.
We offer high-quality air conditioners for maximum:
- Energy efficiency
- Home comfort
- Quiet operation
We offer a great experience guarantee for your air conditioner, heat pump, or ductless mini-split installation. Our NATE-certified technicians are fully trained and experienced with all the equipment brands we install to ensure that your new system delivers reliable performance.
Free In-Home Estimates for AC Installation & Replacement
We offer free in-home estimates for AC installation in Charlottesville, VA, and the surrounding communities of Albemarle County. We can:
- Assess your comfort needs
- Explain your options for cooling systems, including central AC, heat pumps, and ductless mini-splits
- Answer your questions
- Help you select the right system for your home
Why Choose Albermarle Heating & Air?
The Albermarle Heating & Air team is pleased to offer free estimates and financing options for Charlottesville, VA, air conditioning installation and replacement.
Our team has served Charlottesville and surrounding areas since 1988, and our NATE-certified HVAC technicians are committed to your satisfaction.
Check out our reviews to see why we are the ideal choice for your AC service needs.
Frequently Asked Questions About AC Installation
How often should you replace your air conditioning unit?
If you have consistent maintenance, you can expect your air conditioner to last between 15 and 20 years.
However, it would be best if you started planning for your AC replacement when your unit is around 12 years old and exhibiting signs of decreased efficiency and increased service needs.
This gives you time to save money for your new air conditioner and ensures you’re ready if a premature breakdown occurs.
Can you replace just the AC compressor?
Yes, you can replace just the AC compressor. However, this is only a feasible option if your system is still under warranty. Otherwise, you are better served by replacing the entire unit.
Replacing major components of your air conditioner piece by piece will cost more in the long run.
How is central AC installed?
During your air conditioning installation appointment, you can expect your technician to:
Help you choose the properly sized unit
Modify ductwork to accommodate your unit
Install the interior unit near your furnace
Install the exterior unit on a level place near the electrical service panel
Connect the two halves of the system
Connect the system to the electrical supply and thermostat
Charge and start up the unit
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