Shavitz Heating and Air Conditioning Blog : Archive for the ‘Ductless’ Category

Does Your Ductless System Need Repair?

Monday, July 29th, 2019

ductless-air-handler-with-remoteDuctless systems are incredibly effective and efficient HVAC systems, and a leading choice for many homeowners throughout Chicagoland, particularly those renting out rooms or portions of their homes. It saves energy, and subsequently money!

But, ductless systems can run into trouble and require unique repairs—at least, if they are not professionally installed. These heating and cooling systems are meant to be convenient and easy to use, never suffering from ductwork-related problems because they don’t have any! But with improper installation, or inconsistent maintenance, you could potentially run into one of the following problems.

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Should You Consider Going Ductless?

Monday, May 20th, 2019

closeup-view-of-hand-turning-on-ductless-air-handlerThere are a number of options to go with when shopping for a new air conditioner. If you already have a central system in place and its aging, or you’re concerned it’s not working efficiently enough, then you may choose to go with an upgraded central system. But what if your ducts are also in bad shape? Should you replace those, too? Well, maybe—but what if we had another solution for you?

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Ductless Systems Come With These Unique Needs

Monday, January 14th, 2019

Closeup view about using some appliance such as air condition.Ductless systems are among the most popular options these days for heating and cooling in modern homes. Rather than operating via a series of air ducts connected to an indoor air handler and evaporator unit, a ductless system breaks up the indoor unit and blower fans to distribute that system throughout your home in the form of individual air handlers mounted on the walls of the rooms they’re needed in.

This helps with efficiency by allowing you to have zone controlled heating and cooling in your home, among other important benefits. But what’s also important to recognize about ductless systems is they can have unique repair needs. We aren’t saying this to discourage you from installing this type of system, but rather to stress the importance of professional ductless services, such as installation and maintenance. Read on to learn more about these unique needs.

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