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What is Ductless Air Conditioning – A Brief Guide

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Are you a homeowner or business owner looking for an energy-efficient alternative to central air conditioning? Ductless mini split air conditioners offer personalized comfort with less installation hassle and reduced energy consumption. These units disperse cool air throughout the house without the need for extensive ductwork. Read this guide on ductless air conditioners so that you’re ready to make the switch.

What Is Ductless Air Conditioning?

Ductless air conditioning is an innovative cooling system that provides targeted cooling without extensive ductwork. These systems utilize an outdoor compressor unit that connects refrigerant lines to one or more indoor air-handling units. These ductless air conditioners provide quiet, unintrusive cooling in individual areas or rooms.

A ductless air conditioner on a white wall.

How Does a Ductless Air Conditioning System Work?

Ductless air conditioning is simple and efficient. The outdoor unit compresses and cools the refrigerant. This refrigerant channels through small conduits to different indoor units throughout the house or building. After the ductless mini-split unit draws in warm indoor air, the refrigerant cools it down and then releases it back into the room.

Is Ductless Air Conditioning Worth It?

Ductless air conditioning offers several compelling benefits, including:

  • Easy Installation and Maintenance: Ductless AC units are small, wall-mounted units. You don’t need to modify existing ductwork or add new ductwork to install them.

  • Energy Efficiency: Traditional ducted systems can lose up to 30% of their energy as air travels through the ductwork. Mini splits eliminate this issue.

  • Integrated Zoning: You can control the temperature in individual rooms without disrupting the cooling in another. There’s also less risk of duct contamination, ensuring cleaner air quality and a healthier indoor environment.

Overall, it is worth switching from traditional AC to ductless mini-split systems. They are efficient, cost-effective, and individually controlled. Consider replacing your central air conditioner with a ductless AC system.

Schedule Service with Elite HVACs Today

Call Elite HVACs at 773-312-9090 for professional ductless mini split AC services. Our highly skilled HVAC technicians provide fast and efficient cooling solutions for residential and commercial properties. Contact us today to schedule an appointment or request a free quote.

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