Air Conditioning Cost Calculator

By entering the “input” information below, you can perform a simple comparison of the operating costs associated with various cooling options. The estimates are based on cooling the average residence in Nebraska.


Inputs

Tailor These Defaults Towards Your Situation
Heat Gain (estimated new 1,500 sq. ft. ranch) =
Cooling Hours (600 western, 700 central, 800 eastern Nebraska) =
Electric Charge per kWh =

Cooling Options

7 SEER
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15 SEER
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19 SEER
GEOTHERMAL

Note: Air conditioners and air source heat pumps have similar cooling efficiencies.

 

Click on the button below to view the operating cost chart:

 

This estimate is to provide a “ball park” operating cost comparison between the available cooling options based on various assumptions. This is an estimate and assumes average operating practices and an average cooling season.