When installation is included, the Carrier Base 80 gas furnace costs between $4,000 and more than $6,000. Prices vary widely from one location to another depending on a number of factors, such as accessories included, installation costs and the exact model of the Carrier Base 80 furnace installed in the house.
- Highest installed cost: $6,495
- Average installed cost: $5,881
- Lowest installed cost: $4,800
One site advising consumers on gas furnaces suitable for their various budgets recommended the Carrier Base 80 for anyone working on a tight budget. According to this site, the furnace costs between $1,000 and $3,000 — but this does not include tax and installation.
When it comes to installed units, one consumer received a $6,945 quote for the 80,000 BTU 80 Base 2-stage furnace before tax and rebates. That included installation, an AC unit and a programmable thermostat. After applying qualifying rebates, the quote came down to $5,105.
In 2011, a Maryland homeowner in a 2,200-square-foot home received a quote for installing a Carrier Base furnace that ran at $4,800 with local and federal tax credits.
Meanwhile, in 2006 an Oklahoma resident installed this furnace, with a heat pump, thermostat and all electrical work, for $5,900.
Several Chicago-based HVAC suppliers list the price of these gas furnaces for $1,233.21, a price that is specified for retrofit installations only. Additional costs may be incurred by a buyer according to city permit location, add-ons and equipment location.
Wholesaling websites have the Carrier Base 80 going for as low as $600. However, that cost can be much higher when installation fees are included. Therefore, from the wholesale outlets, consumers will have to pay any amount from $600 to $9,000, depending on the nature of their order. Some websites however generalize the cost, including installation, from $2,000.
Contractor’s wholesale purchase costs range between $900 and $1,000 according to many estimates reported on consumer review websites. The installation costs range between $3,000 and $6,000, depending on the model of the Carrier Base 80 purchased and the region.
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