How much does the central air conditioner cost? This is a question I get a lot when customers are interested in central air conditioning and want to install for their projects such as office buildings, luxury villas, hotels, restaurants, ..
In this article, I will calculate a preliminary price on the investment of a central air-conditioning system so that customers can imagine and consider investing in a central air-conditioner or a normal local air conditioner.
What is central air conditioner?
First, let me briefly define. The central air-conditioning is a machine with the outdoor unit cluster located in a place like on the terrace and connected to many different indoor units..
CThere are many local air-conditioners with concealed ceiling, duct-connected, or ceiling-mounted (square on the ceiling), it looks like the center air conditioner but that is not called center air conditioner, because each indoor unit is connected. new outdoor unit. We can call it "semi-center", the price is much cheaper than the center because of the number of outdoor units lWell as many as the number of indoor units, the most common outdoor unit capacity is 6HP.
How much does the central air conditioner cost?
Center air conditioners do not have a fixed price for each unit like normal local air conditioners, but the central air conditioner price is formed from:
- Outdoor unit: Capacity and quantity
- Indoor unit: Capacity, type and quantity
- Included accessories such as: Central controller (if necessary), local controller, gas pipe connection kit, electric counter (if necessary), ..
In addition, another issue that shapes the investment cost of the central air-conditioning system is: Installation cost. The cost of installing a central air conditioner is quite large because the central air conditioning system uses many copper pipes, ducts, condenser water pipes and many other accessories such as air vents, .. According to experience, the installation cost is usually 50% of equipment cost.
Price of central air-conditioning outdoor unit
The central air-conditioning outdoor unit has a capacity of 8HP (horse) - 60 HP for a cluster of outdoor units, the lowest price of the outdoor unit is VND 90 million (8 HP) and the highest is VND 550 million (60 HP).
Price of central air conditioning unit
The price of a central air-conditioning unit is very diverse, because there are hundreds of types of indoor units with different capacities, it is for this reason that it is often difficult to answer the question of how much does a central air conditioner cost?
The average price of indoor unit is 1 HP ~ 12 million VND and 5 HP ~ 25 million VND.
Accessories price of central air conditioner
Accessories of central air conditioner are also quite diverse and plentiful, for simplicity, you will be charged by 10% on the total price of the outdoor and indoor units.
In addition to the central air-conditioning system, it is necessary to take into account the ventilation system (fresh air supply) to avoid being overwhelmed by lack of air. The cost of this ventilation system is difficult to determine, depending on the type of construction. Usually over 100 million.
Summary: How much does a central air conditioning system cost for your project?
So have you figured out the cost of central air conditioning system for your project? Let's try to find out what the lowest cost of central air conditioning system is:
Total equipment: 198 million dong.
- Outdoor unit: 10 HP = 90 million VND
- Indoor unit: 6 units 2 HP ~ 15 x 6 = 90 million VND
- Accessories: 10% x (90 + 90) = 18 million VND
The cost of complete installation: 50% x 198 = VND 99 million
-> The minimum total cost of equipment and central air conditioning system installation is: 198 + 99 = VND 297 million.
Thus, the lowest investment cost for the central air-conditioning system is about VND 297 million, and if adding a complete ventilation system, another VND 100 million will be added.
Therefore, central air conditioning is often suitable for large-scale projects such as buildings, 3-5 star hotels, luxury villas, .. the optimal area for central air conditioning is> 300 m.2.
In this article, I use the reference price of Daikin's central air conditioner, the price of other manufacturers may be lower than 10 - 30% / equipment.
For more specific advice for your project, please contact SAVA M&E. SAVA M&E is a company specializing in providing central air-conditioning equipment, as well as package installation.
Contact information SAVA M&E Joint Stock Company
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