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American Standard Air Conditioners

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  • American Standard Air Conditioner Reviews and Prices
  • HVAC Models by American Standard
  • Available Warranties

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American Standard AC Brand Review

American Standard air conditioners are one of the premium tier options for an AC replacement. They are similar in quality to Trane, Carrier, and other top brands. American Standard offers different tiers of HVAC systems from air conditioners, heat pumps, packaged HVAC units, ductless AC, and furnaces. They are manufactured under the same HVAC brand Trane, which is known for their quality when it comes to great air conditioning units.

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American Standard Air Conditioner Prices

The price for an American Standard AC unit can range from $3,575 to $6,178 in installation costs. Your total cost to replace your AC unit will depend on the size in TONS of the air conditioning system needed for your home and the SEER rating wanted. American Standard offers SEER ratings from 13 all the way up to 20 SEER. For a 1,600 square foot home you would need a 2.5 ton air conditioner which would cost around $3,795 to install. To get exact local costs, connect with one of our contractors today.

American Standard AC Unit Prices by Size

A replacement air conditioner is a great investment for your home, but you need to pick the correct size by TON that will be able to handle the cooling and heating needs specific to your home’s square footage. Tons range from 1.5 to 5 Tons and can cost between $2,000 to $5,000 to install. If you are looking to both heat and cool a home’s area of 1,000 to 1,300 square feet, you would need a 2 TON unit costing around $3,600 for total installation costs. See the full chart of prices by size below:

American Standard Costs by Size
AC Unit SizeHome Sq. FtInstallation CostAC Unit Only
1.5 tons600-1000$3,575$1,235
2 tons1000-1300$3,625$1,390
2.5 tons1300-1600$3,795$1,495
3 tons1600-1900$3,926$1,672
3.5 tons1900-2200$4,195$1,850
4 tons2200-2600$4,590$1,995
5 tons2600-3200$5,678$2,625

American Standard Installation Costs by Model

You will want to decide which SEER rating is best for you. The better the SEER rating the more money you can expect to save on utility bills in the future. All of the best air conditioning unit brands will offer different SEER ratings up to 20+. However, you will pay more in installation costs upfront for higher SEER American Standard AC units. For a standard efficiency air conditioner of SEER 14 such as the American Standard Silver 14 model you could expect to pay around $4,296 in installation costs. See average installation costs of all SEER ratings below:

American Standard Installation Costs by Model
American Standard ModelEnergy EfficiencyInstallation CostAC Unit Only
Platinum 2020 SEER$6,750$2,450
Platinum 1818 SEER$5,785$1,980
Gold 1717 SEER$5,205$1,705
Silver 1616 SEER$4,952$1,650
Silver 1414 SEER$4,296$1,460
Silver 1313 SEER$3,795$1,370

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American Standard Heat Pump Costs

The price for an American Standard heat pump installation can range from $6,596 to $10,000 in total installation costs. Your total installations costs will largely depend on the size of the system needed for your home and the SEER rating of the heat pump. To get exact local costs, connect with one of our heat pump installers today.

Heat Pump Prices by Size

Depending on the square footage of your home, you will want to select the best size heat pump for your home’s heating and cooling needs. The average 1600 square foot home could use a 2.5 ton unit which would cost around $7,500 in total installation costs. See the full list of prices by size below:

American Standard Heat Pump Costs by Size
Heat Pump Unit SizeHome Square Ft.Installation CostAC Unit Only
1.5 tons600 - 1000$6,625$2,032
2 tons1000 - 1300$7,095$2,350
2.5 tons1300 - 1600$7,560$2,555
3 tons1600 - 1900$7,720$2,780
3.5 tons1900 - 2200$8,100$3,275
4 tons2200 - 2600$8,520$3,562
5 tons2600 - 3200$9,475$3,895

Heat Pump Costs by Model

An American Standard heat pump varies in prices by the model. Each model boasts a different level SEER rating which indicates energy efficiency. A standard efficiency SEER rating ranges from 14 to 16 SEER. A standard efficiency heat pump with a 15 SEER rating such as the American Standard Silver 15 Heat Pump would cost around $7,125 to install. See a list of costs by heat pump model and SEER rating below:

American Standard Heat Pump Costs by Model
American Standard Heat Pump ModelEnergy EfficiencyInstallation CostHeat Pump Unit Only
Platinum 2020 SEER$10,000$4,550
Platinum 1818 SEER$9,575$3,845
Gold 1717 SEER$8,672$3,455
Silver 1616 SEER$7,850$2,695
Silver 1515 SEER$7,125$2,555
Silver 1414 SEER$6,596$2,095

American Standard AC Warranty

As long as you follow the directions and register for your American Standard warranty within 60 days of the installation you’ll get a competitive warranty for your HVAC unit that will cover most issues depending on the warranty that is associated with your particular American Standard AC unit. Here are some common things that are covered under your warranty:

  • Air conditioners compressor, outdoor coil, internal functional parts
  • Heat pumps compressor, outdoor coil, internal functional parts
  • Furnaces heat exchanger, internal functional parts

If you need to replace your central AC unit and replace your American Standard furnace at the same time as well, you could save money doing both projects together.

Local American Standard Air Conditioner Installers

American Standard is a sister company to Trane and therefore they offer a comparable level of quality in their AC units. A new air conditioner is only a good investment if it’s installed properly and functions well with the rest of your home. Local AC contractors can become qualified technicians under the Trane HVAC brand name through a certification test that Trane offers. Try to find a reliable contractor in your area who is qualified to work on an American Standard AC system and has this impressive qualification under their belt.

American Standard vs. Other Brands

American Standard is one of the best brands in the HVAC industry offering top notch AC systems. They are in the ranks among other top tier brands such as Carrier, Trane, and Lennox. If you are looking for a top brand that will last for a long time and is a reputable name in the industry then you’ll want to decide what price range you’re willing to pay. Here is a list of average costs for top central air conditioners to compare.

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Central Air Conditioner Best Brands by Cost
Air Conditioner Brands:Average Unit Cost:SEER Rating:
American Standard$3,65616.8