Have you ever wondered how exactly ductless mini-split heat pumps work? This article with helpful information we found on Angie’s List has your answers.
With the efficiency and ultra-comfort of the heat pump combined with the compact, install-it-anywhere ductless mini-split unit, more and more homeowners are choosing this form of heating and cooling in their home.
Homeowner’s used to only have the option of heating and cooling using a massive piece of HVAC equipment in the center of the home accompanied by large metal ducts running through the home’s floors, ceilings, and walls.
Ductless mini-splits don’t need ducts to deliver conditioned air and they don’t need a large area to keep its equipment. Instead, small, single ductless units install directly into the rooms where they’ll deliver air, connected by a 1-inch conduit that extends to the outdoor unit through a wall or floor.
One of the benefits that come with ductless mini-splits includes zoned control overheating and cooling. This is because each individual room unit can be controlled by a remote device. You can enjoy warmer temperatures in one room and cooler temperatures in another room.
A ductless heat pump operates more efficiently because it can bypass the use of ductwork, which contributes as much as 20 – 30 percent loss of energy through cracks and uninsulated portions.
It’s possible to purchase a ductless mini-split that offers air conditioning only, however, ductless heat pumps deliver air conditioning and heating. They function just like standard heat pumps, but in a ductless mini-split form.
Along with the benefits of a mini-split, the air-source heat pump portion of the system offers even more benefits, such as:
New York is putting its money where it’s mouth is by offering large rebates for people who get this technology installed in their home or business. Superior Co-Op HVAC will educate you on all the rebates you qualify for and even assist or submit your paperwork for you. The money you save on by installing a cold climate heat pump will easily pay for itself. It really is a no brainer when you see the numbers. Contact us and have us come do a free estimate which will include detailed info on how these systems work, how you save money and what rebates you are eligible for.