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There's a lot to consider when purchasing an HVAC system. To make it easier, we’ve collected the tools and information you need most to make the right choice.

When buying a new home heating and cooling system, it’s important to know what you want most and what combination of system and features offers the best solution for your home. The best way to get started is to remember and follow these three steps: Prepare, Research and Shop.

Step 1 Prepare

Think about your home and lifestyle

Buying a Trane heating and air conditioning system is a big decision. And a personal one. Take this time to think about your comfort needs and what features are most important for you and the climate you live in. This will help you make sure you get the right Trane system.

Things to consider:
  • air quality needs
  • energy usage
  • local climate
Ask your dealer:
  • What size HVAC system do I need?
  • What’s the most popular system in my area?
Step 2 Research

Do your homework and pick your features

Recent innovations in heating and cooling technology and energy efficiency make this a great time to upgrade your current system. Check out the latest Trane heating and air conditioning products and compare today’s features to your current system. You’ll be surprised by how much you can save.

Things to consider:
  • efficiency ratings
  • energy savings
  • heat pump or furnace
Ask your dealer:
  • How much can I save on energy?
  • What's a good SEER rating?
Step 3 Shop

Choose the system and dealer that's right for you

You want to make sure the investment you make now will last for years to come. After all, that’s why you’re choosing a Trane heating and cooling system. Review the ratings of local Trane dealers to find the right one to install your new system. Plus, don’t forget to ask about financing options, special offers and rebates, as well as tax credits.

Things to consider:
  • financing options
  • warranty
  • reviews
Ask your dealer:
  • Is it time to repair or replace?
  • Do I need a smart home thermostat?


To get what you need, it’s important to know what heating and cooling terms mean. HVAC and AC are sometimes assumed to be the same - they’re related, but different.

  • HVAC is a common abbreviation that stands for heating, ventilation and air conditioning. HVAC is a general term that refers to your entire heating and cooling system.
  • AC is short for air conditioning or air conditioner. An air conditioner is a machine that cools your home. In most homes, an air conditioner is one part of a central AC cooling system.

what your hvac dealer can do for you

Unless you’re an HVAC professional, you’re gonna need help. Your dealer does more than just sell and install new products and keep them running smooth. They’re your go-to resource and trusted guide to finding the perfect heating and cooling system.

Do you have asthma or pets? Do you live in a hot climate? Your dealer can show you what solution is best for you.
Your dealer works with you to find an HVAC system that will make your home feel better and lower your energy costs too.
3 keys to buying the right HVAC system
  1. Buy the right size system. Your energy savings and performance will suffer if you buy a system that’s too small or too large for your home.
  2. Look at efficiency ratings. You can save money over time with a more efficient system.
  3. Consider your climate. Do you need a heat pump or furnace? Is a packaged system right? Your local dealer knows what systems work best for your area.

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Buying a Trane FAQ

How much does a new Trane HVAC system cost?


The price of a new Trane HVAC unit or system varies based on the type of system you choose, efficiency rating, cooling or heating stages, unit size as well as where you live and the difficulty of the installation.

Because so many factors can affect the price of a Trane HVAC unit or system, we recommend our customers use our estimated costs as a reference point, and then contact a local Trane Comfort Specialist™ for a custom quote. Examples of price ranges including installation are noted below.

  • Central air conditioner cost from an entry level air conditioner at $4,300 to a variable speed energy efficient air conditioner at $6,600
  • Gas furnace cost from an entry level single stage furnace at $6,000 to an energy efficient variable speed furnace at $8,500
  • Heat pump cost from an entry level heat pump at $4,300 to a variable speed energy efficient heat pump at $7,700

How can I get a quote on a new heating and cooling system?

The only way to get a custom quote on a new Trane air conditioner, furnace or other HVAC system product is to contact a local Trane Comfort Specialist™ and schedule an in home evaluation.
We make finding a local pro and scheduling an in home evaluation easy by offering you several different ways to contact us. You can read customer reviews and search for a local pro online, fill out our online form and get connected with the top-rated expert in your area or call us 24/7.
Here’s what you can expect:
  • Your dealer will inspect your current system
  • Match a new system that meets your needs and fits your home
  • Inform you about our current offers and financing options
  • Receive a custom estimate of the full installation cost of your project

Why are HVAC systems so expensive?

A home heating cooling system is a very complex system that requires specialized skills to properly install and maintain.
Climate and region you live in, construction and age of your home, condition of ductwork, project difficulty and special product features are all factors that affect the price of a new HVAC system.
While initial costs may seem high, a quality Trane HVAC system should last ten or more years and thanks to the energy savings features, can actually save you money over time.

How long does a new heating and cooling system last?

A properly installed HVAC system can last anywhere from 12-20 years. Your unit's longevity will depend on a few factors like usage, location, quality of the product and the skills of the installer.
In general, here’s how long properly installed HVAC products should last:

What questions should I ask a dealer before buying?

The best advice is to know what’s important to you (cost, energy efficiency, noise output etc.) and be prepared to share any specific needs you have like allergies. You don’t need to be an expert, but here’s 5 questions you should ask: