Sunset Air Blog: Archive for the ‘Ductless’ Category

Factors to Consider with Your Ductless Installation

Monday, December 28th, 2020
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Are you one of the many homeowners considering more efficient and effective ways to heat or cool your home this year? Then you’d do well to consider the installation of a ductless system! Rather than functioning via a network of ducts connected to an indoor air handler and outdoor evaporator unit, ductless systems use one small outdoor unit connected to up to 4 indoor air handlers—but these air handlers are very small and can be mounted up on the wall, out of anybody’s way.

Each air handler is connected to the outdoor unit via a conduit that runs behind the drywall thanks to a small hold drilled at the top of the wall. These conduits contain refrigerant, the power cord, and the condensate line.

Ductless systems are very unique HVAC systems, and due to this have very unique needs. Not to worry though, this doesn’t necessarily mean that there are disadvantages to going ductless—it just means that if you’re going to have one of these systems installed; the job should be done by a pro. Read on to learn why!

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Three Reasons to Only Trust a Pro for Your Ductless Heating Installation

Monday, January 13th, 2020
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Several weeks ago, we proposed the question, “Is going ductless worth it?” If you’ve read this post and have been considering your options, great! If you’re ready to go ahead and have a ductless system installed—please be sure to call a professional.

Without professional installation and follow up maintenance, you could end up with a ductless system full of problems. Improper installation leads to a number of unique repair needs not found in other HVAC systems. Going ductless is, of course, still worth it for many homeowners. However, if you make the mistake of going with an amateur, you might suffer. Here’s how:

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Is Going Ductless Worth It?

Monday, December 16th, 2019
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Weather in our area stays relatively steady throughout the year in comparison to other parts of the country. However, our HVAC systems are almost always in use. We tend to get the most use out of our heaters but our air conditioners get a workout as well in the warmer weeks of summer. With that, it’s vital that you have an effective and efficient air conditioner, and heater in place.

What if we told you that you can have both, all in one system? If you’re looking to replace or upgrade both your heating and cooling systems, a ductless system is well worth your consideration. They’re not right for all homes, but they’re the right choice for many. Read on to learn more about these systems and whether one will fit well in your home.

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