Ductless Heat Pump Cost 2017

By | January 6, 2016

Ductless Heat Pump Cost

Ductless Heat Pump cost depends on the brand bought and the installation cost.
 
The average cost for a HVAC company to install a unit is $2000-$5000 dollars.
 
A Do-It-Yourself install can cost less than $1000 dollars.
 
A ductless heat pump unit itself can range from $800-$5000 dollars.
 
Here is a ductless heat pump on Amazon
Pioneer Air Conditioner Inverter+ Ductless Wall Mount Mini Split System Air Conditioner & Heat Pump Full Set, 12000 BTU 115V

 
Hiring a HVAC Installer Company
Hiring someone to install a heat pump will always cost more for obvious reasons. How much it cost depends on the installers and how difficult the install will be.
 
The best way to find the best bargain is to call around to at least 2-3 HVAC companies and get a quote.
 
Some HVAC companies have salesman on staff that will try and push a sale through, be wary of these companies.
 
Other HVAC business will be more direct and some even be family run small business. The only way to find out who is in your area is to call around and get bids for the job.
If you go this route be sure they are license and bonded and give a warrantee.
 
Do-It Yourself Install
Installing a ductless mini split heat pump is done by home DIY types all the time.
 
Of course they will have some knowledge when it comes to construction and wiring.
 
There are DIY heat pump kits that come with everything needed for a home owner to setup a unit and save installation cost.
 
DIY Ductless Heat Pump Unit Kit on Amazon
Pioneer Air Conditioner Inverter+ Ductless Wall Mount Mini Split System Air Conditioner & Heat Pump Full Set, 12000 BTU 115V

 
The basic skill required would be drilling a 2-3 inch hole through a wall, wiring up 120/240 to a breaker panel, bending the copper line-set in place and wiring in the thermostat.
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Ductless Heat Pump Cost of instalation
Mini split heat pump cost
 
If you have some basic construction and wiring skill a DIY kit is a great way to save on cost.
 
Here is a video of installing a ductless mini-split heat pump unit.

 

Summary
If you have never worked in construction or wired up a fan light, washing machine dryer or similar than it is best to hire a installer company.
 
For those with a background in home projects, DIY Ductless Heat Pump kits are a great money saver.

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