Is a Mini Split Right for You?

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If are taking the steps to get a new heating and cooling system, you likely have a lot of questions. Is there a ductless solution that will work for my home? What if I want to integrate zoning to my home? Can I make my system more flexible? If you’re contemplating any of these questions, a mini-split system may be the ideal product for your home comfort needs.

Mini-splits can deliver more flexibility than traditional systems. Because they don’t require ductwork, they are typically easier to install. All it takes is an interior unit on an exterior wall and an outdoor condensing unit. For additional flexibility, one outdoor unit can support up to five indoor units, depending upon the specific model. That means you can make different comfort zones throughout the house. Mini-splits are a wonderful solution when installing new ductwork just doesn’t make sense all while letting you create a heating and cooling system tailored to your home.

Mini-splits also deliver positive returns for your home’s energy efficiency and security. According to Energy.gov, more than 30 percent of the energy you use heating and cooling your home comes from the temperature lost through your ducts. Because mini-split systems don’t use ducts, less energy escapes during heating and cooling than using traditional ducts. The flexibility they provide through zoning can also positively affect your energy costs. With enhanced control over the temperature in your space, you won’t spend extra money heating or cooling areas that aren’t used. Mini-splits can also help protect your home. Traditional wall and window units can leave your home more vulnerable to break-ins or intruders. Mini-splits only require a three-inch hole through your wall to get started on the path to home comfort.

Some of the most common reasons that people consider mini-split systems is if there is a room that is habitually warmer or colder than the rest of the house; there has been an addition to the space, or there are rooms that are frequently unoccupied.

When you’re ready to learn more about whether a mini-split system is right for your home, give Air Pro Heating & Cooling LLC a call at 360-571-5100 or schedule an appointment with our online scheduler. We’d be happy to share more about how this system could advance your home.

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