The Armstrong Model 418LT 18 SEER is a very efficient heat pump that will save most homeowners up to 50% on their heating and air conditioning costs. It is an energy-miser that keeps costs under control in every season. It also shows an attention to detail that is attractive to consumers concerned about quality. It is a good choice in climates where a high-efficiency workhorse air conditioner is essential, but where winter temperatures also demand efficient heating. Our purpose in this post is to look at heat pump costs for the Armstrong Model 418LT as well as give a summary of its top features. That’s where we start. See HVAC costs below.
Efficiency Level: 18 SEER air conditioning; 9.2 HSPF heating. Energy Star qualified.
Compressor: 2-stage, high efficiency compressor for quiet operation and energy savings.
R-410 Refrigerant: Yes
Warranty: 10-year limited compressor warranty; 10-year limited warranty on all other parts.
Equipment Features: Pressure switches and thermal overload switch protect compressor operation. Microban-treated base pan controls bacteria and mold. QuietShift technology produces one of the quietest heat pumps in the industry. Advanced diagnostics for faster system resets and easier maintenance.
Armstrong Model 418LT 18 SEER Heat Pump Cost Overview
There are many factors that affect HVAC costs. These include the time of year the equipment is purchased, the competition among contractors in your area as well as the cost of living where you live. In addition, each job has its own installation requirements, and where more time and/or materials are needed, the cost will be higher. Here are prices to give you a very good idea of the heat pump costs you’ll see if you choose the Armstrong Model 418LT heat pump.
Armstrong Model 418LT 18 SEER Heat Pump Costs
2 ton/24,000 Btu Armstrong Model 418LT 18 SEER heat pump: $2,599
3 ton/36,000 Btu Armstrong Model 418LT 18 SEER heat pump: $2,859
4 ton/48,000 Btu Armstrong Model 418LT 18 SEER heat pump: $3,269
5 ton/60,000 Btu Armstrong Model 418LT 18 SEER heat pump: $3,599
3 ton Armstrong Model 418LT 18 SEER heat pump with air handler: $4,199
4 ton Armstrong Model 418LT 18 SEER heat pump with air handler: $4,339
Armstrong Model 418LT 18 SEER Heat Pump Installation Costs
Heat pump only: $500-$1,000
Heat pump plus air handler or gas furnace: 1,200-$2,400
Average Installed Costs
3 ton Armstrong Model 418LT 18 SEER heat pump installed: $4,000
3 ton Armstrong Model 418LT 18 SEER heat pump with air handler installed: $6,100
Why Quality Installation Matters
HVAC equipment takes a specific set of skills to do well. It also requires specialized tools and equipment that most DIY homeowners don’t have ready access to. That’s part of why it makes sense to hire a professional HVAC installer to do the job. The other half of the equation is that poorly installed equipment might not run as efficiently as it should. It might also be more prone to mechanical problems and major system failures that will signal the end of its life. To get the maximum energy savings and durability from the Armstrong Model 418LT 18 SEER heat pump, hire a competent, qualified contractor with a good reputation for quality work. Quality installation will pay for itself in the form of energy savings and durability.