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Retrofit Measures for Room Air Conditioner

Here you will find the data for Room Air Conditioner measures available in the National Residential Efficiency Measures Database. Each measure consists of a before-component, an after-component, and the estimated cost to implement the measure. The measures are listed alphabetically based upon the name of the before-component. Where multiple costs are indicated they must be combined to obtain total measure cost (e.g., fixed ($) and normalized ($/sf) costs).

Cost Drivers

There are many factors that influence the ultimate cost of Room Air Conditioner measures. The application of the average measure costs displayed below to any particular home is discouraged. Examples of the kinds of issues that can influence the cost of Room Air Conditioner measures include:
  • Prevailing local wages
  • Drive time
  • Local code requirements
  • Need for condensate line/drain
  • Condition of existing electrical system
  • Need for additional wiring/switching
  • Type of equipment

Viewing 40 Room Air Conditioner Measure(s) of 40

Replace Room Air Conditioner:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

11 kBtu/h, EER 10.8

Properties:

  • Capacity: 11.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 10.8 Btu/W-h

Performance Standards:

  • Exceeds Federal Standard 2000
  • Meets Energy Star 2000

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

11 kBtu/h, EER 10.8

Properties:

  • Capacity: 11.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 10.8 Btu/W-h

Performance Standards:

  • Exceeds Federal Standard 2000
  • Meets Energy Star 2000

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$ 410 - 640530

Remove Room Air Conditioner:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

11 kBtu/h, EER 10.8

Properties:

  • Capacity: 11.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 10.8 Btu/W-h

Performance Standards:

  • Exceeds Federal Standard 2000
  • Meets Energy Star 2000

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

None

Properties:

  • Capacity: kBtu/h
  • EER: Btu/W-h
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$ 11 - 2318

Replace Room Air Conditioner:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

11 kBtu/h, EER 9

Properties:

  • Capacity: 11.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 9.0 Btu/W-h

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

11 kBtu/h, EER 10.8

Properties:

  • Capacity: 11.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 10.8 Btu/W-h

Performance Standards:

  • Exceeds Federal Standard 2000
  • Meets Energy Star 2000

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$ 410 - 640530

Replace Room Air Conditioner:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

11 kBtu/h, EER 9

Properties:

  • Capacity: 11.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 9.0 Btu/W-h

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

11 kBtu/h, EER 9.8

Properties:

  • Capacity: 11.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 9.8 Btu/W-h

Performance Standards:

  • Meets Federal Standard 2000

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$ 300 - 480400

Remove Room Air Conditioner:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

11 kBtu/h, EER 9

Properties:

  • Capacity: 11.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 9.0 Btu/W-h

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

None

Properties:

  • Capacity: kBtu/h
  • EER: Btu/W-h
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$ 11 - 2318

Replace Room Air Conditioner:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

11 kBtu/h, EER 9.8

Properties:

  • Capacity: 11.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 9.8 Btu/W-h

Performance Standards:

  • Meets Federal Standard 2000

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

11 kBtu/h, EER 10.8

Properties:

  • Capacity: 11.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 10.8 Btu/W-h

Performance Standards:

  • Exceeds Federal Standard 2000
  • Meets Energy Star 2000

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$ 410 - 640530

Replace Room Air Conditioner:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

11 kBtu/h, EER 9.8

Properties:

  • Capacity: 11.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 9.8 Btu/W-h

Performance Standards:

  • Meets Federal Standard 2000

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

11 kBtu/h, EER 9.8

Properties:

  • Capacity: 11.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 9.8 Btu/W-h

Performance Standards:

  • Meets Federal Standard 2000

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$ 300 - 480400

Remove Room Air Conditioner:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

11 kBtu/h, EER 9.8

Properties:

  • Capacity: 11.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 9.8 Btu/W-h

Performance Standards:

  • Meets Federal Standard 2000

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

None

Properties:

  • Capacity: kBtu/h
  • EER: Btu/W-h
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$ 11 - 2318

Replace Room Air Conditioner:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

17 kBtu/h, EER 10.7

Properties:

  • Capacity: 17.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 10.7 Btu/W-h

Performance Standards:

  • Exceeds Federal Standard 2000
  • Meets Energy Star 2000

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

17 kBtu/h, EER 10.7

Properties:

  • Capacity: 17.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 10.7 Btu/W-h

Performance Standards:

  • Exceeds Federal Standard 2000
  • Meets Energy Star 2000

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$ 600 - 940780

Remove Room Air Conditioner:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

17 kBtu/h, EER 10.7

Properties:

  • Capacity: 17.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 10.7 Btu/W-h

Performance Standards:

  • Exceeds Federal Standard 2000
  • Meets Energy Star 2000

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

None

Properties:

  • Capacity: kBtu/h
  • EER: Btu/W-h
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$ 11 - 2318

Replace Room Air Conditioner:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

17 kBtu/h, EER 9

Properties:

  • Capacity: 17.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 9.0 Btu/W-h

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

17 kBtu/h, EER 10.7

Properties:

  • Capacity: 17.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 10.7 Btu/W-h

Performance Standards:

  • Exceeds Federal Standard 2000
  • Meets Energy Star 2000

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$ 600 - 940780

Replace Room Air Conditioner:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

17 kBtu/h, EER 9

Properties:

  • Capacity: 17.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 9.0 Btu/W-h

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

17 kBtu/h, EER 9.7

Properties:

  • Capacity: 17.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 9.7 Btu/W-h

Performance Standards:

  • Meets Federal Standard 2000

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$ 490 - 770640

Remove Room Air Conditioner:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

17 kBtu/h, EER 9

Properties:

  • Capacity: 17.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 9.0 Btu/W-h

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

None

Properties:

  • Capacity: kBtu/h
  • EER: Btu/W-h
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$ 11 - 2318

Replace Room Air Conditioner:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

17 kBtu/h, EER 9.7

Properties:

  • Capacity: 17.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 9.7 Btu/W-h

Performance Standards:

  • Meets Federal Standard 2000

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

17 kBtu/h, EER 10.7

Properties:

  • Capacity: 17.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 10.7 Btu/W-h

Performance Standards:

  • Exceeds Federal Standard 2000
  • Meets Energy Star 2000

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$ 600 - 940780

Replace Room Air Conditioner:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

17 kBtu/h, EER 9.7

Properties:

  • Capacity: 17.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 9.7 Btu/W-h

Performance Standards:

  • Meets Federal Standard 2000

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

17 kBtu/h, EER 9.7

Properties:

  • Capacity: 17.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 9.7 Btu/W-h

Performance Standards:

  • Meets Federal Standard 2000

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$ 490 - 770640

Remove Room Air Conditioner:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

17 kBtu/h, EER 9.7

Properties:

  • Capacity: 17.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 9.7 Btu/W-h

Performance Standards:

  • Meets Federal Standard 2000

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

None

Properties:

  • Capacity: kBtu/h
  • EER: Btu/W-h
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$ 11 - 2318

Replace Room Air Conditioner:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

21 kBtu/h, EER 8

Properties:

  • Capacity: 21.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 8.0 Btu/W-h

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

21 kBtu/h, EER 8.5

Properties:

  • Capacity: 21.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 8.5 Btu/W-h

Performance Standards:

  • Meets Federal Standard 2000

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$ 490 - 780650

Replace Room Air Conditioner:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

21 kBtu/h, EER 8

Properties:

  • Capacity: 21.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 8.0 Btu/W-h

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

21 kBtu/h, EER 9.7

Properties:

  • Capacity: 21.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 9.7 Btu/W-h

Performance Standards:

  • Exceeds Energy Star 2000
  • Exceeds Federal Standard 2000

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$ 620 - 980820

Remove Room Air Conditioner:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

21 kBtu/h, EER 8

Properties:

  • Capacity: 21.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 8.0 Btu/W-h

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

None

Properties:

  • Capacity: kBtu/h
  • EER: Btu/W-h
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$ 11 - 2318

Replace Room Air Conditioner:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

21 kBtu/h, EER 8.5

Properties:

  • Capacity: 21.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 8.5 Btu/W-h

Performance Standards:

  • Meets Federal Standard 2000

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

21 kBtu/h, EER 8.5

Properties:

  • Capacity: 21.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 8.5 Btu/W-h

Performance Standards:

  • Meets Federal Standard 2000

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$ 490 - 780650

Replace Room Air Conditioner:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

21 kBtu/h, EER 8.5

Properties:

  • Capacity: 21.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 8.5 Btu/W-h

Performance Standards:

  • Meets Federal Standard 2000

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

21 kBtu/h, EER 9.7

Properties:

  • Capacity: 21.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 9.7 Btu/W-h

Performance Standards:

  • Exceeds Energy Star 2000
  • Exceeds Federal Standard 2000

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$ 620 - 980820

Remove Room Air Conditioner:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

21 kBtu/h, EER 8.5

Properties:

  • Capacity: 21.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 8.5 Btu/W-h

Performance Standards:

  • Meets Federal Standard 2000

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

None

Properties:

  • Capacity: kBtu/h
  • EER: Btu/W-h
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$ 11 - 2318

Replace Room Air Conditioner:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

21 kBtu/h, EER 9.7

Properties:

  • Capacity: 21.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 9.7 Btu/W-h

Performance Standards:

  • Exceeds Energy Star 2000
  • Exceeds Federal Standard 2000

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

21 kBtu/h, EER 9.7

Properties:

  • Capacity: 21.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 9.7 Btu/W-h

Performance Standards:

  • Exceeds Energy Star 2000
  • Exceeds Federal Standard 2000

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$ 620 - 980820

Remove Room Air Conditioner:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

21 kBtu/h, EER 9.7

Properties:

  • Capacity: 21.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 9.7 Btu/W-h

Performance Standards:

  • Exceeds Energy Star 2000
  • Exceeds Federal Standard 2000

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

None

Properties:

  • Capacity: kBtu/h
  • EER: Btu/W-h
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$ 11 - 2318

Replace Room Air Conditioner:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

6 kBtu/h, EER 10.7

Properties:

  • Capacity: 6.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 10.7 Btu/W-h

Performance Standards:

  • Exceeds Federal Standard 2000
  • Meets Energy Star 2000

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

6 kBtu/h, EER 10.7

Properties:

  • Capacity: 6.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 10.7 Btu/W-h

Performance Standards:

  • Exceeds Federal Standard 2000
  • Meets Energy Star 2000

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$ 180 - 270220

Remove Room Air Conditioner:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

6 kBtu/h, EER 10.7

Properties:

  • Capacity: 6.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 10.7 Btu/W-h

Performance Standards:

  • Exceeds Federal Standard 2000
  • Meets Energy Star 2000

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

None

Properties:

  • Capacity: kBtu/h
  • EER: Btu/W-h
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$ 11 - 2318

Replace Room Air Conditioner:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

6 kBtu/h, EER 8

Properties:

  • Capacity: 6.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 8.0 Btu/W-h

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

6 kBtu/h, EER 10.7

Properties:

  • Capacity: 6.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 10.7 Btu/W-h

Performance Standards:

  • Exceeds Federal Standard 2000
  • Meets Energy Star 2000

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$ 180 - 270220

Replace Room Air Conditioner:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

6 kBtu/h, EER 8

Properties:

  • Capacity: 6.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 8.0 Btu/W-h

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

6 kBtu/h, EER 9.7

Properties:

  • Capacity: 6.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 9.7 Btu/W-h

Performance Standards:

  • Meets Federal Standard 2000

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$ 140 - 290210

Remove Room Air Conditioner:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

6 kBtu/h, EER 8

Properties:

  • Capacity: 6.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 8.0 Btu/W-h

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

None

Properties:

  • Capacity: kBtu/h
  • EER: Btu/W-h
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$ 11 - 2318

Replace Room Air Conditioner:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

6 kBtu/h, EER 9.7

Properties:

  • Capacity: 6.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 9.7 Btu/W-h

Performance Standards:

  • Meets Federal Standard 2000

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

6 kBtu/h, EER 10.7

Properties:

  • Capacity: 6.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 10.7 Btu/W-h

Performance Standards:

  • Exceeds Federal Standard 2000
  • Meets Energy Star 2000

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$ 180 - 270220

Replace Room Air Conditioner:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

6 kBtu/h, EER 9.7

Properties:

  • Capacity: 6.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 9.7 Btu/W-h

Performance Standards:

  • Meets Federal Standard 2000

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

6 kBtu/h, EER 9.7

Properties:

  • Capacity: 6.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 9.7 Btu/W-h

Performance Standards:

  • Meets Federal Standard 2000

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$ 140 - 290210

Remove Room Air Conditioner:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

6 kBtu/h, EER 9.7

Properties:

  • Capacity: 6.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 9.7 Btu/W-h

Performance Standards:

  • Meets Federal Standard 2000

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

None

Properties:

  • Capacity: kBtu/h
  • EER: Btu/W-h
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$ 11 - 2318

Install Room Air Conditioner:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

None

Properties:

  • Capacity: kBtu/h
  • EER: Btu/W-h
 

11 kBtu/h, EER 10.8

Properties:

  • Capacity: 11.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 10.8 Btu/W-h

Performance Standards:

  • Exceeds Federal Standard 2000
  • Meets Energy Star 2000

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$ 410 - 640530

Install Room Air Conditioner:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

None

Properties:

  • Capacity: kBtu/h
  • EER: Btu/W-h
 

11 kBtu/h, EER 9.8

Properties:

  • Capacity: 11.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 9.8 Btu/W-h

Performance Standards:

  • Meets Federal Standard 2000

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$ 300 - 480400

Install Room Air Conditioner:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

None

Properties:

  • Capacity: kBtu/h
  • EER: Btu/W-h
 

17 kBtu/h, EER 10.7

Properties:

  • Capacity: 17.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 10.7 Btu/W-h

Performance Standards:

  • Exceeds Federal Standard 2000
  • Meets Energy Star 2000

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$ 600 - 940780

Install Room Air Conditioner:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

None

Properties:

  • Capacity: kBtu/h
  • EER: Btu/W-h
 

17 kBtu/h, EER 9.7

Properties:

  • Capacity: 17.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 9.7 Btu/W-h

Performance Standards:

  • Meets Federal Standard 2000

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$ 490 - 770640

Install Room Air Conditioner:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

None

Properties:

  • Capacity: kBtu/h
  • EER: Btu/W-h
 

21 kBtu/h, EER 8.5

Properties:

  • Capacity: 21.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 8.5 Btu/W-h

Performance Standards:

  • Meets Federal Standard 2000

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$ 490 - 780650

Install Room Air Conditioner:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

None

Properties:

  • Capacity: kBtu/h
  • EER: Btu/W-h
 

21 kBtu/h, EER 9.7

Properties:

  • Capacity: 21.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 9.7 Btu/W-h

Performance Standards:

  • Exceeds Energy Star 2000
  • Exceeds Federal Standard 2000

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$ 620 - 980820

Install Room Air Conditioner:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

None

Properties:

  • Capacity: kBtu/h
  • EER: Btu/W-h
 

6 kBtu/h, EER 10.7

Properties:

  • Capacity: 6.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 10.7 Btu/W-h

Performance Standards:

  • Exceeds Federal Standard 2000
  • Meets Energy Star 2000

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$ 180 - 270220

Install Room Air Conditioner:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

None

Properties:

  • Capacity: kBtu/h
  • EER: Btu/W-h
 

6 kBtu/h, EER 9.7

Properties:

  • Capacity: 6.0 kBtu/h
  • EER: 9.7 Btu/W-h

Performance Standards:

  • Meets Federal Standard 2000

Lifetime:

  • 10.5 Years
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$ 140 - 290210

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