Frequently asked questions
Here are some of the most frequently asked questions, Answered by your local cooling experts Boss Refrigeration
How much does it cost to install a standard heat pump/residential air conditioning unit?
Standard installation costs begin from $700-800.
Remember our quotes are free so give us a call. We can provide an accurate no obligation quote based on the needs of your home.
What pushes up the cost of heat pump installation?
There are a number of easy to identify factors that can increase the cost of installation. These include (but are not limited to):
– The distance between the outside unit and the inside unit
– The location of the units
– The electrical set up in the home
-Boss Refrigeration are happy to provide free, no obligation quotes.
-Why not give us a call today?
How long does it take to install a heat pump or residential air conditioning unit?
Installation time begins around half a day but can take a full day or more depending on the individual set up of the home.
What are the running costs for a residential heat pump or air conditioning unit?
Running costs vary by unit. A rough guide would be: 1:4KW. That means that for every KW of power you put in, you get 4KW of energy out. Check your power bill to see what a KW costs from your provider.
For an accurate idea of running costs, ask Boss Refrigeration for a free quote. We can help you identify the right unit for your home, and help you understand the cost of purchase, installation, and running the unit.
How do you choose a refrigeration unit for a business?
There is no one size fits all option for refrigeration in businesses. That’s why we recommend giving us a call. Boss Refrigeration will be happy to visit your business and recommend a refrigeration unit to meet your needs.
How big an area can a heat pump heat?
An average size living area would require 6-7KW heat, but this does vary depending on the size of your living area. Boss Refrigeration are happy to provide free, no obligation quotes. Why not give us a call today?
How regularly should I service my heat pump?
If you use your unit regularly but don’t clean the filters, you may notice that the unit struggles to operate properly. For maximum efficiency we recommend regular maintenance.
Boss Refrigeration recommends annual service and maintenance of your heat pump/air conditioning unit. We offer maintenance contracts but if you’d rather deal with it on an ad-hoc basis, we can just let you know when your heat pump is due to be serviced.
How do I know that my heat pump needs to be serviced?
If your heat pump is struggling to heat and cool – or you can see some tell-tale flashing lights – it’s worth giving Boss Refrigeration a call. We’ll be happy to service your machine and get it back to top performance.