The units are relatively inexpensive to maintain. There are three main costs you will need to prepare for:
Replacement of AED Pads: This is generally done every two-five years. You will need to replace both adult sets of pads. The cost ranges from $85.00/set to $224.00/set (depending upon the model purchased). If you have used the AED pads, you will need to replace the set that was used.
Replacement of the AED battery: The AED battery will need to be replaced every three to five years depending on the model you have purchased. The cost for a new battery ranges from $90.00 to $250.00 (depending upon the unit purchased).
CPR/AED Training: It is important that there are individuals within your facility that are trained on how to use the AED. The units are simple enough for anyone to use but it is important to have someone there who is comfortable with the entire process of the AED in the event there is a problem. General Instructor-led CPR/AED training ranges in price from $50.00/person and up. Heartzap Safety Training & Equipment offers standalone CPR/AED Training.