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Central Air Conditioners in Saskatoon – Prices, Deals & Get a Free Quote

Central Air Conditioning in Saskatoon

If you’re in the market for a new central air conditioning system in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan check out our city specific information. Compare prices, request a quote, and get the details on dozens of local HVAC companies.

Average price of air conditioning units in Saskatoon:

$3000 – $4200

*note many factors can affect price, see further down for details

Air Conditioners in Saskatoon

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan In A Nutshell

Population: 255,000
Average Temp. Summer: 23 degrees
Average Temp. Winter: -14.0 degrees

Top Canadian Brands by Price Tier

Low Tier – to $3,800.00 Goodman
Mid Tier – up to $4,500.00 American Standard
Premium Tier – up to $6,000.00 Lennox

What to look for when choosing a heating & air conditioning contractor

People often fret over the brand of furnace to buy, but the contractor you choose is every bit as important. Not only is the quality of the workmanship and installation crucial to the furnace's lifespan, the company you choose will be relied on for future servicing and warranty coverage.

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  • Verified insurance, licenses, and certifications
  • Experienced staff, with manufacturer training
  • Registered to offer rebates

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The price of a new air conditioner can vary depending mostly on size and brand. The average A/C unit cost in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan ranges from: $3,000.00 to $4,200.00 (including installation). Remember to include the cost of installation when comparing pricing.


Check with one of our affiliated Saskatoon HVAC suppliers for deals that may be available for the purchase of a new central air conditioning unit. Some companies offer incentives at the end of summer to clear out inventory before winter time.


If you’re looking to replace or install a new central air conditioning unit, financing is an option that is available. Some HVAC companies provide varying terms, request a quote from one of our recommended trades. Companies that offer financing will have several different payment plans available to suit each homeowner’s needs. Financing contract terms can be negotiated to cover a wide range of options, including interest rate and payment terms that can be spread out from 1 to 15 years. Make sure you ask for a free quote from at least two suppliers before committing to an agreement.

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When purchasing a central air conditioning system from your local HVAC supplier it’s important to factor in the cost of installing the system. Due to the complexity of a central A/C unit, installation should only be completed by a recognized HVAC professional. Attempting to self-install may result in a system that does not function properly, could potentially damage your home, and in most cases would void any type of warranty issued by the manufacturer. Search from our extensive trade database for a certified HVAC technician who will ensure your air conditioner is installed and performing correctly.

Air Conditioning Glossary

Sometimes the technical terms for equipment and processes can be confusing, especially when discussing or describing air conditioners. We have put together a glossary of common terms that are routinely used by HVAC suppliers in Saskatoon to give you a head’s up when it comes to A/C lingo.

Air Handler

The part of the A/C system that moves cool air through a building’s ducts, located inside the building, includes a blower and dampers that direct air flow


Stands for British Thermal Unit, the measurement used to rate the amount of heat that is removed from a space, the higher the number the greater the cooling power

Condensing Unit

Air conditioning equipment located outside the building, collects and dispels heat from inside to outside, houses a fan and cooling fins


A plate located within a building’s ducts that controls the amount of air flow passing through. t It can stop and/or regulate the speed of air flowing through a duct, and is useful for increasing or decreasing cooler air to rooms that are used more or less


Removing water vapour from the air through the use of an electrical appliance (dehumidifier), reducing humidity, controls the amount of water moisture in the air, too much water in the air can lead to mildew and mold growth


Used to carry air to and from a building via the air conditioning system, usually made of sheet metal, can be round or square

Ductless Mini-Split

Type of air conditioner that does not use ducts to move cool air throughout a building, condenser unit is hooked up directly to an air handler located inside the building, cools a single space only


Stands for Energy Efficiency Ratio, a number that represents how many BTUs per hour are used for each watt of power drawn, used mostly for window A/C units


A designation meaning that the air conditioner is highly efficient–it has met strict performance criteria set out by the government, specifically related to energy efficiency


A device used to remove dust and other air particles and debris so they do not enter and clog cooling equipment, removable, replaceable part, requires regular cleaning in order to maintain and prolong proper running of air conditioning equipment

Latent Cooling Capacity

An air conditioning unit’s ability to remove moisture from the air, signifies the cooling capacity an air conditioning system needs in order to effectively reduce the moisture in the air or humidity of a building

Relative Humidity

A measurement which explains the percentage of moisture in the air versus the air’s maximum amount that can be held at the same temperature

Return Air

The path of air that is displaced by incoming cooled air takes to return to the air handler so it can circulate back into the system, vents filter out particles picked up from air that is circulation throughout a building


Stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Rating, a measurement of a home air conditioning system’s cooling efficiency, calculated by taking the cooling output divided by the energy consumed in watt hours, rating is in between 13 to 21–a higher number means greater energy efficiency

Split System

A two-part air conditioning system that has a condensing unit outside connected to an air handler inside, can be used to cool only one room at a time, less noise than central air conditioning system


A device used to monitor and control hot and cold temperatures through the use of sensors, monitors a building’s air and/or environment, can be programmed to aid in pre-set temperature regulation (some new system’s allow this to be done remotely)


An area of a home or building that has its own thermostat to control temperature, allows for specific control and temperature regulation with programming

City Info

With a population of approximately 255,000 residents, the city of Saskatoon is the largest city in the province of Saskatchewan. The South Saskatchewan River winds directly through the heart of the city, while seven bridges join the east and west banks. In 2018, the New York Times named Saskatoon #18 on their “52 Places to Visit in 2018” list. With events like the Sundog Arts and Entertainment Faire it is easy to see why. The city has a fairly dry climate with below average levels of humidity. Winters are known to be long and cold, even by Canadian standards. Summer time sees a brief spike in temperature with July and August usually hitting temperatures well into the 30-degree range. When those hot periods hit, city residents welcome the cool relief their air conditioning units provide. To find out more information regarding A/C units in Saskatoon contact a local HVAC provider.

Saskatoon & Surrounding Areas

  • Warman
  • Martensville
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