Are Mini Splits Efficient?

Are Mini Splits efficient? Yes, a ductless AC system, a.k.a. mini split, is very efficient since it requires no ductwork.  In fact, it is a perfect candidate for heating or cooling individual rooms or spaces.  Similar to a traditional AC system, it has two main components: an outdoor compressor/condenser and an indoor air-handling unit.

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A conduit, which houses the power cable, refrigerant tubing, suction tubing, and a condensate drain, links the outdoor and indoor units. Therefore, installation is unobtrusive, requiring only a few small holes for the conduit to be threaded through the wall.

Are Mini Splits Efficient?  A Perfect Solution

Their flexibility, sleek design, low maintenance, and efficiency are just a few reason why mini splits are so popular.  Ideal for any space, the indoor unit can be suspended from a ceiling, mounted flush into a drop ceiling, or hung on a wall.

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Mini-split systems are ideal for older homes requiring a retrofit add-on with “non-ducted” HVAC systems, small homes, dedicated spaces like garages, 2nd floor masters, home offices, sunrooms, or room additions.

Control Individual Rooms

Most models can have as many as eight indoor air handling units, for four zones or rooms, connected to one outdoor unit.  In fact, each indoor unit operates from its own control creating a more customized environment that allows for individual comfort preferences.

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This means while you are working in your garage, you can set the temperature to your liking.  Likewise, your partner or kids can have it cooler or warmer in their personal space. Everyone is happy.

In addition, since mini splits are ductless, there is no energy loss associated with ductwork of central air systems. Nor any security issues, like a traditional window unit poses.

Are Mini Splits Efficient?  More Benefits

  • Save money on your monthly energy bill.
  • Control the temperature in up to eight individual rooms.
  • Cool or heat room add-ons or retro-fits easily without additional ductwork. Low maintenance for you.
  • Maximize space with compact indoor and outdoor units.

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  • Sleek and flexible designs so it fits with any décor.
  • Incredibly quiet. Indoor units operate at just 26 dB (the level of softly rustling leaves!)
  • Better air flow. Reduced hot spots.
  • High-speed cooling. Quickly cools or heats to your preferred temperature.

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Currently, we are offering $200 off a new mini-split for a limited time.

When you have questions about mini split units or anything HVAC, contact us. Our technicians are professionally trained and have been helping Louisville residents just like you for nearly 30 years.  Call or text 502-244-9999

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