MVP Electric, Heating & Cooling Blog: Posts Tagged ‘ductless mini splits’

Don’t Ignore These 3 Ductless Mini Split AC Problems

Monday, May 27th, 2019
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As we start turning on our air conditioners again this season, take a moment to really pay close attention to your ductless mini split system. Since this unit consists of separate air handlers, you’ll want to look at each one individually to ensure that no issues have cropped up. It’s easy to accidentally forget about one of the units in a room that you might not use as often.

The issues we’ve listed below will cause symptoms that are hard to ignore. In other cases, however, your mini split system might be suffering from issues that aren’t obvious. That’s why it always counts to have an AC repair expert to inspect your system for you.

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Signs That You Should Switch to Ductless Heating

Monday, March 4th, 2019

woman-operating-ductless-unitIf you’re like most people, then you probably have a furnace as your main heating system. That’s just an assumption based on statistics—furnaces are one of the most common heaters in the country.

If that’s true, then that means you’ve been relying on ducts to distribute hot air through your home. This is one of the best ways to supply your entire home with heating, but it does have some drawbacks. Instead of having to tell you what those drawbacks are directly, see if you can relate with any of the following scenarios:

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Multi-Zone Heating Systems Can Lower Your Bills

Monday, October 2nd, 2017

ductless-heating-systemTemperatures are cooling with the arrival of fall, and soon enough winter will be here. If you’re in the market for a new heating system, now is the time to buy. You still have several weeks of comparatively warm weather to plan and execute a new installation, allowing you to enjoy the benefits of the new system all winter. Most of us are accustomed to either boilers or forced-air furnaces in our homes, both of which work quite well. But if your home can’t support such systems, or if you’re looking for a way to lower the costs of heating without skimping on quality, there’s another option. Multi-zone heating systems, or ductless mini-split systems, are well worth exploring.

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Tips for Installing Ductless AC Systems

Monday, June 26th, 2017

ductless-air-conditionerDuctless cooling systems and other types of alternate air conditioning can be a huge benefit to the right home. There are a fair number of households in our area built before the advent of air conditioning, or otherwise unable to support the ducts required by a central air conditioning system. Ductless mini-splits get around that issue, as well as allowing for a finer level of control over the cooling power in your house. Not only can you set different temperatures in different parts of the home to suit your tastes, but by turning off the air in unused parts of the home while running it in inhabited parts, you can cut down on your cooling bills considerably.

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Why Should You Have a Ductless Mini Split Installed?

Monday, April 11th, 2016

With temperatures mellowing out, it’s almost time to shut off your heater for the season and turn your thoughts to air conditioning. Perhaps you are considering replacing your current air conditioner before summer begins. If so, it’s important to know you have many options when it comes to cooling systems. One of these options is the Mitsubishi ductless mini split, also referred to as a ductless air conditioner.

Just as the name implies, ductless systems don’t require ducts to function. Rather, a Mitsubishi ductless mini split system serves as a heat pump. It pulls warmth from the air into the system and distributes cooled air through a series of mini air handlers in your home. In the winter time, this process can be reversed to provide you with heat. Why should you consider this as your AC choice though?

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Watch for These Repairs Issues with Ductless Heating

Monday, February 29th, 2016

Does your home use a ductless mini split heat pump for both heating and cooling? Then you’re probably already aware of the many advantages that this system offers, such as the lower amount of repairs they need because they don’t have the hassles connected with ductwork.

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How Does a Ductless Heating System Work?

Monday, November 2nd, 2015

The most common way for a home to receive central heating is with a forced-air system. A larger blower fan sends heated air from a furnace or a heat pump into a ventilation network. The ducts transport the air to rooms vent to provide various parts of the house with warmth. When people think of heating a home without ducts, they usually imagine a radiant heating system such as a boiler. However, it’s possible to have forced-air heating without any ductwork at all. It’s call a ductless mini split system.

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