What are Ductless Heating and Cooling Systems?
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
If 2015 is the year you pursue greater energy efficiency at home, you may be interested in learning more about ductless heating systems.
Ductless heating and cooling systems use heat pump technology to warm or cool air more quietly, evenly and efficiently than electric furnaces, baseboards and wall heaters.
How does it work, exactly?
The outdoor unit connects to the indoor unit with cables. Installation of the cables requires only a three-inch hole in the wall replacing the need for ductwork, which can be expensive and invasive.
The indoor unit is mounted on a central wall and works directly with your existing heating system.
Ductless systems come with remote controls, which allow you to easily adjust settings for maximum efficiency and comfort.
Air purifying filters absorb dust, pollen, germs, mildew and odor-causing gases. A ductless system will consistently circulate fresh, healthy air throughout your home, so allergy sufferers in your family can breathe easy.
Who would benefit most from a ductless system?
Homes with Electric Heat
Replace or supplement inefficient electric baseboard, wall and ceiling heat, wood stoves, electric furnaces and other space heaters with a ductless system to save energy and money.
Ductless systems are a highly efficient primary heating and cooling solution for electrically heated manufactured homes. Unlike electric furnaces, these systems provide quiet and even air distribution, ensuring a comfortable home environment year-round.
Remodels, New Additions and New Construction
Rather than extending the home’s existing ductwork or pipes, or adding electric resistance heaters, a ductless system can provide efficient heating and cooling at a lower operational cost. With new construction, two or more systems can be installed strategically throughout the house to simplify an installation and minimize refrigerant-line length.
Ask us about the difference ductless systems can make on your energy bills. We're always happy to answer questions and help you save money on heating and cooling.