Package unit costs, just like almost every other large appliance in the market today, are likely to drop in 2011. Between the continuing slow economy and the lack of cash that banks are lending, HVAC Companies and Manufacturers need to find ways to make their gas packaged products and services more affordable.
The great thing about packaged units (or as many people call them “gas packs”) is that the installation is pretty straight forward from one to the next. Most of the time there is little to be done to the duct, aside from making the shield where the package system connects to your home.
The biggest lever that affect package unit retail pricing, is going to revolve around the brand you choose. Just like any other product, different package unit manufacturers have different retail pricing, based on several factors:
Based on an Average Package Unit Size of 3-Tons, the scale below is a great starting point for gas pack price:
We already established that chosen or preferred brands would have an instant effect on the price of your new package system, but what about the size? The size you need IS most definitely going to play into the cost on the system!
The larger the Package Unit – The More it’s Going to Cost!
A general statement where size and cost are concerned, is that larger sizes cost more! Not a hard concept to understand for sure… larger package unit systems need more copper, aluminum & steel, therefore they should cost more!
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