Installing a Central Air System: How Much Does It Cost and Is It Worth It?

A central air conditioning system will make your home more comfortable and add value to the property

Woman and child hugging in front of air conditioning unit
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A central air system can be a great addition to your home — keeping your home cool and comfortable in the summer months and you may even add value to your home.

How much it costs to install central air is dependent on a host of factors, including the air conditioning type you invest in, its energy efficiency rating, and the size of your home.

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Tom Higgins
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Tom is a journalist and writer with an interest in sustainability, economic policy and pensions, looking into how personal finances can be used to make a positive impact. He graduated from Goldsmiths, University of London, with a BA in journalism before moving to a financial content agency. His work has appeared in titles Investment Week and Money Marketing, as well as social media copy for Reuters and Bloomberg in addition to corporate content for financial giants including Mercer, State Street Global Advisors and the PLSA. He has also written for the  Financial Times Group.

When not working out of the Future’s Cardiff office, Tom can be found exploring the hills and coasts of South Wales but is sometimes east of the border supporting Bristol Rovers.