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Why Consider a Ductless Mini Split?

If you’re like most homeowners, you probably don’t think about your home’s heating and cooling system until there’s a problem. But sometimes, it pays to be proactive and anticipate potential issues before they happen. That’s why you should consider a ductless mini split air conditioning system for your home.

If you’re wondering what a ductless mini split even is, don’t worry – you’re not alone. These air conditioners are getting more attention but still aren’t as common as traditional central air conditioners. Yet!

Read on to learn more about the benefits of installing a ductless mini split in Nashville, TN, and why it just might be the perfect air conditioner for your home.

What Is a Ductless Mini-Split?

A ductless mini split is, simply put, an air conditioner that doesn’t require ductwork. Traditional central air conditioners rely on a system of ducts to distribute cool air throughout your home. But ductless mini splits have an outdoor unit that delivers cool air directly to one or more indoor units.

This outdoor compressor is connected to the indoor air handler by a small conduit that houses the power and refrigerant lines. The system uses heat pump technology too meaning that it can offer heating in the winter and cooling in the summer.

Why Choose a Ductless Mini-Split?

There are many reasons to choose a ductless mini-split over a traditional central air conditioner. Here are just a few:

Energy efficient

Ductless mini-splits are very energy efficient; they use less electricity than central air conditioners. When cooling your home, each room or area can have its own thermostat, so you can only cool the locations you actively use. And since there’s no ductwork, there’s no worry about energy loss due to leaky ducts.

Cost-effective

Ductless mini splits are also cost-effective. They’re easier to install than central air conditioners since they don’t require ductwork. And, because of their energy efficiency, they’ll save you money on your monthly energy bills!

Flexible

Another advantage of ductless mini splits is their flexibility. The fact that you can cool select rooms or areas of your home makes ductless mini splits ideal for use in homes with unique floor plans. They can be installed in any room of your home, regardless of whether there’s existing ductwork. 

This flexibility also extends to the design – the air handlers of ductless mini splits come in various styles to mesh with your home’s decor.

Environmentally friendly

This cooling system is also more eco-friendly. Because it is energy efficient it is going to require less electricity and therefore fewer resources, to keep your home cool. What’s more, when you use it to heat your home in winter, it doesn’t require gas to get the job done–meaning no emissions!

Discreet

Finally, ductless mini-splits are discreet. The outdoor compressor is often much smaller than that of a standard central AC. And the indoor air handler is just as unobtrusive – it can be mounted on the wall or recessed into the ceiling.

As for sound, ductless mini-splits are much quieter too.

How to Install a Ductless Mini-Split

Installing a ductless mini-split is a job best left to a professional. We specialize in ductless mini-split installations, and we would be happy to help you choose and install the perfect system for your home.

Contact Precision Air, Inc today to schedule an appointment with our professionals for your ductless mini split needs. Comfort is a must, call the experts you trust. 

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