Shavitz Heating and Air Conditioning Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Ductless Air Conditioning’

Should You Go Ductless This Summer?

Monday, June 4th, 2018

bedroom with ductless air handler on wallThe ductless air conditioning and heating system isn’t a new concept—this type of heat pump system has been around for years, most popular in Europe and Japan, where homes and buildings quite often lack the space to put in bulky ductwork. It’s easy to add ductless air handlers to a few rooms and allow for an effective distribution of cooled (or heated) air.

Ductless systems have become an increasingly popular choice for air conditioning in Northbrook, IL recently. But does this type of air conditioner make sense for you and your home? Well, it just might! Let us help you take a look at when ductless cooling and heating make sense.

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Why Ductless Air Conditioning Is More Energy Efficient Than Central AC

Monday, August 31st, 2015

Central air conditioning systems are a great way to keep your home cool. They’re certainly a better option than just opening a window or turning on a fan. However, they have their share of weaknesses. One of those weaknesses is that they are unable to modulate their output. An air conditioner has two settings: on or off. It cannot change how much cool air it direct to each room, which means it cannot compensate for differences in insulation across the house. Fortunately, there’s an answer to this weakness and others in the form of ductless air conditioning. Read on to find out why ductless air conditioning is more energy efficient than central air conditioning.

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What Are the Differences Between Central and Ductless Air Conditioning?

Monday, May 18th, 2015

For homeowners who are new to the market, it can be rather difficult to grasp how to differentiate between the various types of systems. For example, what are the differences between central and ductless air conditioning? Sure, ductless air conditioning doesn’t use ducts, but is that the only difference? And how does a ductless system cool a home if it doesn’t use ducts to transport air? Read on to find out the answers to all of these questions, and more besides.

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Signs That You Need to Replace Your Ductless Air Conditioner

Monday, May 11th, 2015

Ductless air conditioners are not perfect systems. They age, they develop problems, they get worn out, and eventually they fail. When your ductless air conditioner starts to near the end of its life, it behooves you to recognize it as soon as possible. The sooner you recognize that you need to replace your ductless system, the smaller the chance of the system breaking down before you have the chance to get a new one. You don’t want to be caught without a working ductless A/C in the middle of a hot day, after all. So, take a look at these signs that you need to replace your system.

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