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

Why Ductwork Is No Longer Necessary for Efficient Heating!

Monday, December 13th, 2021

You may have read the title of this blog post and be scratching your head at this point. How is it that your heating system can even work, yet be efficient if it lacks ductwork? Your air ducts are what bring the conditioned/heated air into your living space from your HVAC systems, after all!

Well, you apparently have not yet heard of ductless systems! The fact is, you’ve probably seen them even if you didn’t recognize them for what they are. Instead of using ductwork, a ductless system includes one outdoor unit connected to up to four indoor air handlers. Each air handler can be controlled independently of one another, and is connected to the outdoor unit via a conduit containing a power line, condensate line, and refrigerant line.

These air handlers are typically wall-mounted above doorways or even floor-mounted in some cases. They are the chosen method of heating for more and more homeowners these days–and we’re about to tell you why below.

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The Advantages of Ductless Air Conditioning

Monday, March 7th, 2016

Spring is not far off now, and soon the weather will start to warm up again. That means that for some of us, now is the perfect time to start looking for a new air conditioning system. If your current air conditioning system is not up to the task of keeping you cool this summer, consider installing a ductless air conditioner. Let’s take a look at ductless air conditioners, how they work, and the benefits they can provide.

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Do Ductless Systems Need Maintenance Twice as Often as Other Systems?

Monday, September 21st, 2015

We’re almost to the end of summer, and for people who use normal air conditioning systems that means that it’s time to turn them off for another year. Ductless systems, however, work a bit differently. Ductless mini splits are able to act as both heating and air conditioning systems, which means that you’ll likely keep using your ductless system on a regular basis all the way through winter. This also means that you’ll have to treat your system differently than more traditional climate control systems, starting with maintenance. Read on to find out whether ductless systems need maintenance more often than other systems.

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Why You Should Consider Installing a Ductless Mini Split this Summer

Monday, April 20th, 2015

With summer almost upon us, many homeowners have already repaired or replaced the air conditioners in their homes. If your current air conditioning system isn’t going to last another summer, you should consider replacing it with a ductless mini split system. Read on to find out more about what a ductless mini split system is, and the benefits it can provide.

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