Whether used in new construction or for a new addition to an older residence, ductless mini splits are a highly efficient and space-saving choice for home comfort. The mini split provides the same level of heating and cooling as larger ducted systems. But you don’t need a network of ducts to get that cooling and heating. The ductless mini split offers three major benefits:
- Ease of installation: The ductless mini split requires no ductwork. It takes up less room than a ducted system, making it an excellent solution when your space is limited. The largest part of a mini split is the outside unit, which is similar to a standard heat pump. Four smaller indoor units can be connected to the outside unit through a conduit in the wall. These indoor units provide air handling and distribution.
- Energy efficiency: The ductless mini split does not experience the energy loss often found in ducted systems. Because it’s a heat pump, it provides the high levels of efficiency normally associated with a heat pump. It focuses cooling and heating when and where you want it, which means you don’t waste energy and money conditioning areas that don’t need it.
- Flexibility for zoned comfort: The indoor units function independently of each other with individual thermostats, so you can place them almost anywhere they are needed. You can have zoned, focused temperature control by putting one or more in a single room or distributing them at a distance from one another. The indoor units can be bolted to a wall or ceiling or just placed out of the way. They are also very quiet, which makes them a good choice for home offices, bedrooms and children’s rooms.
For 50 years, Conditioned Air has provided top-notch air conditioning sales, maintenance and repair to residential and commercial customers in Naples and Southwest Florida. Contact us for more information on ductless mini split heat pumps. We can help you decide whether this system is right for your home.
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