Situations Where a Ductless Air Conditioning Installation Is a Good Idea
June 20, 2016
Ductless air conditioners have been popular installations for many commercial buildings for years, especially restaurants and bars. But the last decade has seen an immense rise in the number of ductless ACs installed in homes. In Europe, ductless air conditioning is already the most common type of cooling system, and it seems that new homes in the U.S. are going the same way.
For the majority of homeowners, ductless mini splits are a new technology, and they may feel reluctant to go with one. Below we’ve listed a few of the situations where ductless installation should one of your major options—perhaps the best option:
- New home construction: Are you planning on building a home that perfectly suits your family’s needs? Then we urge you to make a ductless mini split system the comfort system of choice. You’ll save space, have more freedom to build the house you want, and you’ll enjoy all the general benefits of going ductless (zone cooling, lower energy bills, better air quality).
- Older home with no space for ducts: Here’s the opposite situation. You live in an old house that’s never had any type of central air conditioning, and therefore no space for ductwork. You probably rely on window units for cooling. Going with a ductless system gives you a powerful and energy-efficient alternative to window units—and you’ll have your windows back again!
- Too many allergies in the house: Pollen, dander, and other allergens in the air of your home thrive off ducts. They gather there and billow out into your living spaces each time the AC turns on. If you have allergy and asthma sufferers in your home, you might wish to convert to ductless to seriously reduce the amount of pollutants in the air.
- You want to cool down the garage: If you’d like to have a workspace in the garage, you don’t need to worry about expanding out the ventilation system and putting in a new AC for the whole house. Just have ductless AC set up for the space!
If you want to know more about ductless air conditioning, call Magic Touch Mechanical in Phoenix, AZ.