Some Cool Benefits of Ductless Air Conditioning

Monday, July 9th, 2018

ductless-wall-unit-cool-airDuctless air conditioning systems aren’t a new technology: they’ve been popular in Europe and Japan for many years, where they fit well with smaller and older buildings. Until recently, ductless systems in the U.S. were mostly found in commercial buildings that had difficulty effectively spreading cooling to different spaces using standard ventilation networks. Now ductless is making a big impact in homes, and there are plenty of great reasons to consider installing one.

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The Ductless AC Option: Why You May Want to Take It

Monday, April 16th, 2018

ductless-mini-splitWhat is ductless air conditioning? If you’ve lived most of your life in homes with central air conditioning, you’re accustomed to ACs that operate by sending cooled air through a series of ducts that connect to vents around the building. An air conditioner that works without ducts sounds like a window unit, and those aren’t exactly the best when it comes to cooling power. (They’re fine for a small apartment, but not for anything larger.)

But central ductless air conditioning does exist: the ductless mini split. The way a ductless AC works is that instead of using a single indoor unit that connects to ductwork, it uses a series of smaller indoor units. Rather than connect to ducts, these small air handlers with refrigerant coils are attached to the walls in rooms around the house, and connect through a hole in the back of the walls to the outdoor unit. Each air handler sends out cooled air directly into the living space where it’s installed. No need for ducts.

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