Ductless Mini Splits

July 14, 2016

Ductless Systems: Great for Your Home Addition

If you’ve been searching for the best way to condition a new home addition, consider a ductless system. They work just like central HVAC systems but they don’t require ductwork and solve the challenges associated with cooling and heating a new room. Ductless systems, also known as mini splits, are available as heat pumps and air conditioners. They offer a high level of energy efficiency, easy installation and flexibility. In many cases, they lower the construction costs because they don’t […]
December 22, 2015

Should You Consider Adding Ductless Mini Splits in Your Home?

If more conventional HVAC systems aren’t the best solution for your home, a ductless mini split may offer an energy efficient and convenient solution. This is an innovative solution that combines the same performance and comfort that central systems provide, minus the ductwork. Ductless systems are available as air conditioners and heat pumps, and the latter will double as a heating system. The two main parts for either are the indoor air handlers and the outdoor condensers. A narrow conduit […]
September 24, 2013

Ductless Mini Splits Work Well in Cold Weather With These Performance Tips

If you’re considering ductless mini splitsas supplemental heating for select areas in your home, or if your home-improvement project calls on ductless heating as a primary heating solution for multiple rooms, then bookmark these tips to leverage peak heating performance from your ductless system when the mercury falls this winter. Drop the Heating Load The faster heat escapes a home, known as heat gain/loss, the longer and harder ductless mini splits must work to maintain target temperature. Working harder and […]
July 4, 2013

Ductless Mini Split Maintenance — Out of Sight, But Not Out of Mind

Ductless mini split systems can offer significant advantages in energy efficiency and comfort over traditional forced-air systems. However, reaping those benefits over the average 12- to 15-year lifespan of those systems requires that they be maintained regularly throughout that lifespan. Ductless mini split maintenance should be performed at least once a year by a qualified HVAC technician to ensure maximum system efficiency and reliability. Ductless mini split maintenance tasks that you can expect your HVAC professional to perform during an […]