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Mini-Split HVAC Systems

September 1st, 2017

Example of a Mini-Split HVAC SystemYour central air conditioning system is a huge strain on your utility bill. A single HVAC unit has to work double time to generate cool air and move it throughout your home. But, the alternative to a central air conditioning system is simple…

Mini-split HVAC systems use a single outdoor component that connects to several indoor air handlers. This allows you to divert cooled air to specific rooms instead of wasting your home’s valuable energy to cool the entire house. If you use window air conditioners or if your house has no existing ductwork, you’ll be amazed by the difference that a mini-split HVAC system can make.

Parts of a Mini-Split HVAC System

The simple mechanics of a mini-split HVAC system is what makes them so efficient. There are two basic elements to a mini-split HVAC system: an outdoor condenser or heat pump and a series of indoor air handlers. When your air conditioning is in use, the outdoor unit sends a refrigerant solution through a cable to your selection of specific indoor air handlers. The cables used today can have a linear distance of up to 230 feet and can be up to 160 feet high. This is enough length to easily accommodate most residences. Home Comfort USA requires only a small access point to install these cables, which is much cheaper and much easier than installing an entire ductwork system throughout your home.

The latest in mini-split HVAC systems are capable of using only a single outdoor unit to connect to several indoor air handlers. The various air handlers throughout your house are controlled by either a touch panel or a remote. This gives you complete control over how hot or cold you’d prefer each room to be. With a mini-split HVAC system you can enjoy the most comfort with the highest possible energy-efficiency.

Benefits of a Mini-Split HVAC System

Home Comfort USA will allow you to choose where you would like to place the air handlers throughout your house. They can be mounted on ceilings, walls, and even floors. You’ve worked hard decorating your house to make it your own, so we will go the extra mile so that our air handlers are discrete and will not affect the look of the room.

Mini-split HVAC systems do not rely on ductwork to divert air throughout your house. This will save you money each month since the hot or cold air generated by the outdoor unit will not be lost traveling through the ductwork. You will also save money long-term since you will not have to maintain or repair the ductwork used in a traditional HVAC system.

If you think that your air conditioning system is not energy-efficient and does not provide the comfort that you deserve, call Home Comfort USA. We will provide a free consultation to discuss what a mini-split HVAC system can do for you!

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