Ductless air conditioners offer homeowners an affordable, flexible, and space-saving option for cooling their homes. These systems are intended to control the climate of each room and don’t require installation of lengthy ductwork running through your floor, ceilings, or walls. Find out if the benefits of ductless systems could be the right match for your air conditioning needs.
Ductless air conditioners are installed in each room which eliminates the nuisance of a traditional overpowered HVAC unit starting up each time the home needs cooling. Because a ductless system runs much more quietly, you won’t have to increase the volume of your music, television, or voices while it is running. You can easily sit back and enjoy the peaceful cool and quiet that a ductless air conditioner provides while operating.
A large HVAC unit cools the entire house and some rooms may get colder than others. With locally controlled ductless air conditioners, you can forget the frustration of trying to balance the climate in your home and simply cool each area to your desired temperature. Each member of the household can adjust the cooling to their liking so there’s no more fighting over the thermostat.
Improved Air Quality
Air ducts, especially in older homes, are notorious havens for dirt and dust, pollen, and dangerous microorganisms. Without air ducts running through your home, you no longer have to worry about what may be growing in these hidden paces.
Lowered Utility Bills
A major source of concern for many homeowners using traditional HVAC units is the amount of energy being consumed by the system, especially in the summertime. Ductless air conditioners allow you to cool different areas of your home separately and they require much less energy, which drastically reduces your utility bills. Even when running constantly during extreme temperatures, these energy-efficient units result in lowered monthly expenses.
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Ductless air conditioner systems are much easier to install than other HVAC systems. This is especially true for homes that may not have existing ductwork or sufficient electrical systems, such as older homes built before modern AC systems. This makes ductless air conditioning a much more affordable home upgrade for these homes as well as a cost-effective air conditioning system for new construction.
Eliminating ductwork running through your home provides much more efficient use of space, including the ability to remove air duct systems completely for more ceiling height and floor space. You’ll also save considerable space without having to house a large HVAC unit.
Better for the Environment
Using less energy is always much better for the environment. Each ductless air conditioner is Energy Star certified and the entire system uses much less energy than a traditional HVAC unit. You’ll also keep the environment much healthier inside and outside of your home without old, dirty air ducts.
Curious about just how low your energy bills could go with a ductless air conditioner? Speak to a qualified HVAC provider to learn more about this innovative way to make your home a cooler, quieter, more efficient environment for you and your family to enjoy.