Convert to Refrigerated Air Conditioning

Refrigerated Air Conditioning Conversions

Convert from Swamp Cooler to Refrigerated Air

Many New Mexicans are choosing to ditch their swamp coolers and opting for the cool comfort of refrigerated air conditioning.

You may be wondering:

Is it worth it?

Should you convert to refrigerated air?

Is it expensive?

We’ve got answers to your questions.


With summers getting hotter in New Mexico, more and more people are upgrading to refrigerated air conditioning. There are many things to consider with converting to refrigerated air. TLC’s team of licensed HVAC technicians are capable of helping you through the process and making the right decision that best fits your home cooling needs. Aside from Refrigerated air, TLC also has many other options to cool your home from the latest in swamp cooling options to ductless mini split systems. Turn to the professionals at TLC to provide you with cooling options that meet your needs and budget.

What are the benefits of Refrigerated Air Conditioning?

Refrigerated air conditioning or central air conditioning has become an increasingly popular way to cool homes in New Mexico. Some of the benefits of air conditioning include:

Comfort Control

Variable temperature control gives you complete control of your indoor temperature and comfort.

Low Maintenance

Variable temperature control. Gives you complete control of your indoor temperature and comfort.

Air Quality Control

Customized air filtration systems available. Eliminate allergens, molds or pollen in your home.


Because the ac system is closed there is no need to leave windows open.

Flip Of A Switch

Easily switch from heating to cooling as needed or back and forth for those in between days.

Use Less Water

Refrigerated air conditioning uses significantly less water than swamp coolers.

What’s the bottom line?

How Much Does it Cost to Convert a Swamp Cooler To Refrigerated Air Conditioning?

We know that you really just want to know how much does it cost, right? There are many factors to consider when pricing a conversion to refrigerated air conditioning. However, TLC’s experts have put together a chart with average starting costs for a refrigerated air conversion. The graph below is intended as an informational guideline only. This is not a quote.


Consider that these costs are ballpark estimates meant to give you an idea of where conversion prices start based on some basic qualifying information. It is best to get a Free In-Home estimate from our HVAC experts so you can know exactly what the cost will be for your home. Our goal is to provide you with options that meet your home’s cooling needs and budget. We have several different options for air conditioners, and we’ve recently launched our own brand of Heating & Cooling products to give you even more options. The chart below is based on the factors below.



Size Of Your Home

The size of your home will be a huge factor in deciding what size of ac system you will need.

Existing Ductwork

We will do an examination of your existing ductwork. Additional ductwork may be required or a ductless system may be a better option for you.

Age of Your Furnace

If your furnace(s) is over 8 years old it will be likely that you will have to upgrade your furnaces to support the air conditioning system.

If you’re on the fence about converting your home and would like to learn more download our Refrigerated Air Buying Guide. This guide is filled with valuable information so you can decide if converting to ac is right for you.



Interested in Financing Options?

TLC has many financing options for our customers. So you can get the heating/cooling options you need for your family’s comfort needs and your budget. To learn more about our financing options or to apply email our Financing Specialists or call our office. Learn more about energy improvement loans available through our partnership with Nusenda Credit Union.

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Know your cooling options

Want to know the best part?

There are now more options than ever when it comes to cooling your home. Did you know that there are new and better swamp coolers available? The new Breezair Cooler offers cooler temperatures than any other swamp cooler, as well as variable speed to maximize comfort control. Make sure to ask your HVAC professional about options that make sense for your home and your budget.

Free Refrigerated Air Guide

Are you still unsure if refrigerated air is right for you?  Download our free buying guide. You’ll get valuable information about how heating and ac systems work and how to choose a system that meets your needs.

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