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AC Replacement in Mesa and Phoenix’s East Valley

The East Valley’s AC Installation Leader Based on Hundreds of 5-Star Reviews

Rusty’s AC & Heating installs hundreds of air conditioners every year across Mesa and Phoenix’s East Valley. We earn our 5-star reputation by promising fast turnaround times on installs, fair prices on high-efficiency systems, and excellent warranty coverage for both parts and labor.

  • Outstanding Prices

    We’ll beat any competitor quote by up to 20%!

  • Outstanding Reputation

    Rusty’s has earned a 4.9/5 star rating on Google

  • Outstanding Values

    We are a locally-owned and family-operated business

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We’re Open 24/7!

Rusty’s AC & Heating is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for all of your emergency service needs. We don’t just aim for great service, we guarantee it.

Office Hours:

We are open from 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM, 7 days a week.

Service Area:

We’re headquartered in Mesa and service Phoenix’s East Valley

The Best AC Installations in Town, Hands Down

Rusty’s AC & Heating packs more value into our system installations than any other HVAC contractor in Mesa, guaranteed. Enjoy fast turnaround times and great deals on the latest high-efficiency systems, and never lose sleep over an installation gone wrong!

  • Free Installation Estimates & Second Opinions
  • 0% Interest & $0 Down for 6 Months w/ Qualifying Systems
  • Best Deals on the Most Reliable Brand Names
  • Licensed and Experienced Installers
  • Labor Warranty with Every Installation
  • 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed

How Much Does an AC Installation Cost in Mesa?

  • Low: $7,000
  • Average: $14,000
  • High: $23,000

What factors affect the cost of an AC installation in Mesa?

The Size in Tonnage of the AC: Air conditioners are sized based on their tonnage. The higher the tonnage, the more conditioned air a system can push through the home. Home size is an important factor when it comes to sizing an AC. An AC that’s too small for your home will run constantly and cost you a fortune in energy bills. An AC that’s too big means you’re paying too much for what you need. Rusty’s sizes each system perfectly, so you’re never left guessing.

The Efficiency Rating (SEER or SEER2): The most important measure of an AC’s efficiency is its SEER or SEER2 score. Higher SEER Or SEER2 scores equate to higher efficiency systems, which means you’re paying less every month to run the system. Here in Mesa, where ACs run constantly for months on end, a high-efficiency system can save you a lot, and is well worth the premium that a higher SEER score commands.

System Rebates & Specials: You can find deals on new ACs all year long. Some are offered by local energy companies. Others by state and federal governments. And you’ll even find deals offered by the manufacturer and the contractor who installs them. At Rusty’s, we work hard to find EVERY deal possible to save our customers as much money as possible on their installation.

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Join Rusty’s VIP Plan and Say Goodbye to Unexpected Repairs

Rusty’s VIP Plan includes TWO annual tune-ups and safety inspections to keep your system running breakdown-free all year long. But we didn’t stop there. Our VIP Members also receive:

  • 10% Off

    10% Off ALL future heating & cooling system repairs

  • Up to 10% Off

    Up to 10% Off ALL new equipment purchases

  • 50% Off

    50% Off ALL trip charges and after-hour fees

…and MUCH, MUCH more!

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VIP Membership Plan

Starting at $199/year Or $14.95/month

For A Single Unit System

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“Rusty’s Air Conditioning is our new go-to for all our HVAC needs!”

—Tyler C.

“Rusty’s Air Conditioning is our new go-to for all our HVAC needs! We needed to replace one of our units, and the pricing we received from Rusty’s was incredibly fair. The technicians that came to replace it were so professional, friendly, and made sure to keep my house clean by wearing booties and keeping their work area tidy. They did a beautiful job with the install- we had another company replace our second unit a few years back and Rusty’s guys did a WAY better job! Everything looks so clean and you can tell they care about their work. Thanks to Sean, Richard, and of course Rusty for a job well done!!”

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Frequently Asked Questions About AC Installations

At Rusty’s Air Conditioning and Heating, we’re not just in the business of installing HVAC systems—we’re committed to setting the gold standard for installation excellence. While other companies might prioritize speed or cost-cutting measures, we believe in delivering unparalleled quality and reliability to every customer, every time.

So why choose Rusty’s over the other contractors in town? We’ve got a few reasons:

  • Uncompromising Quality: Our installations are not just good—they’re exceptional. We use only the highest quality materials and equipment, ensuring that your HVAC system operates at peak efficiency for years to come. From precise measurements to meticulous attention to detail, our team goes above and beyond to deliver installations that exceed industry standards.
  • Expertise and Experience: With years of experience under our belts, the team at Rusty’s Air Conditioning and Heating are experts in their field. We stay up-to-date on the latest technologies and techniques to ensure that our customers receive the best possible service. When you choose Rusty’s, you can trust that your installation is in the hands of professionals who truly care about the quality of their work.
  • Guaranteed Satisfaction: We stand behind our work 100%. While other companies may offer vague promises of satisfaction, we back our installations with a solid guarantee. If you’re not completely satisfied with the quality of our work, we’ll do whatever it takes to make it right. Your comfort and satisfaction are our top priorities.

It’s true that our prices may be higher than some of our competitors, but we firmly believe that you get what you pay for. Here’s why our installations are worth every penny:

  • Long-Term Savings: While our upfront costs may be slightly higher, our installations are designed to save you money in the long run. By using high-quality equipment and ensuring proper installation, we help you maximize energy efficiency, reducing your monthly utility bills and saving you money over time.
  • Peace of Mind: When you choose Rusty’s Air Conditioning and Heating, you’re investing in peace of mind. Our installations are built to last, minimizing the need for costly repairs and replacements down the line. With our solid guarantee and commitment to customer satisfaction, you can rest easy knowing that your HVAC system is in good hands.
  • Exceptional Service: At Rusty’s, we believe in providing value beyond just the installation itself. From our friendly customer service to our ongoing support and maintenance options, we’re here for you every step of the way. When you choose Rusty’s, you’re not just getting a new HVAC system—you’re getting a partner you can trust.

In conclusion, when it comes to HVAC installation, don’t settle for anything less than the best. Choose Rusty’s Air Conditioning and Heating for uncompromising quality, expert service, and guaranteed satisfaction. Your comfort is our priority, and we’re committed to delivering installations that exceed your expectations every time.

Choosing the right size air conditioner is crucial for optimal performance and energy efficiency. The size is typically measured in British Thermal Units (BTUs) or tons. Factors to consider include the square footage of your home, insulation, climate, and the number of windows. The good news is the installers at Rusty’s will always perform a load calculation on your home to help determine the appropriate size for your specific needs.

SEER & SEER2 stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio, and it measures the efficiency of an air conditioner. It is calculated by dividing the cooling output during a typical cooling season by the total electric energy input. The higher the SEER or SEER2 rating, the more energy-efficient the air conditioner. In many regions, such as here in Mesa and the East Valley, a higher SEER or SEER2 rating can result in lower energy bills over time. When selecting an air conditioner, it’s advisable to choose a model with a SEER or SEER2 rating that aligns with your energy efficiency goals and local regulations (here in Arizona, that’s a SEER score of 14.5 or higher.)

Yes, many modern air conditioning systems are compatible with smart thermostats. Smart thermostats offer advanced features such as remote control through mobile apps, programmable schedules, energy usage tracking, and compatibility with smart home platforms. Before purchasing a smart thermostat, ensure it is compatible with your specific air conditioning system. Professional installation may be required, but the integration of a smart thermostat can enhance convenience and energy efficiency.

We sure do! Investing in a new air conditioning system is a significant expense. To make the process easier, we offer financing options as low as 0% interest for $0 down. Our financing plans provide flexibility, allowing you to enjoy the benefits of a new and efficient air conditioning system without a large upfront cost. Contact our team for more information and to discuss the financing options available for your specific needs.

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