Is Ductless Heating & Cooling Right For Your Home?

ductless mini split system

We move at a fast pace in today’s world. In the quick click of a computer key, we can have just about anything from food, clothing or the latest movie or book. We’ve grown very accustomed to having what we want, immediately and without hassles. Knowing you want your home comfort to be quick and easy too, Dixie Electric, Plumbing & Air has a solution that just might work for your home. Ductless mini-splits have grown in popularity in the U.S. home market over the past 20 years, according to Air Conditioning|Heating|Refrigeration News. In the early years, ductless mini-splits were typically found only in apartment buildings or conversions where no central air was present. Whether due to contractor preference or environmental ideals, the use of ductless mini-splits is still lagging in some parts of the country. This heating and cooling system option is a winner in offering homeowners viable and economical home comfort. 

Ductless mini-split systems have the advantage of allowing homeowners to pinpoint which room they wanted cooled or heated. This is especially helpful if an addition is being planned or if space with no current heating or cooling is being reconfigured. A ductless heating and cooling system eliminates the need for ductwork that can be costly to fabricate and install. Ductwork is also another way by which energy losses can occur or indoor air quality can be compromised. With ductless mini-splits, individual spaces can have instant climate control to the specific desires of the occupants. 

Now could be the time for you to invest in the perfect heating and cooling system solution — an economical, energy-efficient ductless mini-split. The folks at Dixie Electric, Plumbing & Air can help

Why Choose a Ductless Mini-Split System?

Traditional central forced air systems have served us well, but a ductless mini-split system is a great supplemental option. Even in new construction, a ductless mini-split heating and cooling system could be just the choice for you. A mini-split system features an outdoor unit which can deliver cooled or heated air to as many as four individual air handlers, which are usually mounted high on an interior wall. The connection between the outdoor unit and air handler requires just a three-inch hole in the wall, and the outdoor unit can be hidden as far as 50 feet away. Because they do not require ductwork, the upfront installation cost for a ductless mini-split system is much lower than traditional central forced air, and they can improve your energy efficiency by up to 30 percent.

Convenience is another big selling point for ductless mini-split heating and cooling systems. Each handler can be managed with zoned programming, which means individual rooms can be set to custom temperatures. No more family battles because one room is too hot or too cold. 

Ductless mini-split systems are also perfect if you’re adding more space to your home or are converting attic or garage space to living areas. These rooms can be climate controlled with a mini-split system without connecting them to your central air conditioner. 

Just Call Dixie 

Just call Dixie Electric, Plumbing & Air today to learn more about ductless mini-split heating and cooling options. We have affordable and energy-efficient solutions for your total home comfort. Our professional and courteous staff will schedule your appointment today. Call Dixie now.