Ductless Heat Pump and Ductless Mini Split Systems
Ductless, mini-split-system heat pumps (mini splits) make good retrofit add-ons to houses with “non-ducted” heating systems. They can also be a good choice for room additions where extending or installing distribution ductwork is not feasible, and very efficient new homes that require only a small space conditioning system. With the large amount of Boulder, CO remodel work, MESA supports homeowners with ductless heat pumps.
Advantages of Ductless Mini-Split System
Small Size: Mini-splits offer flexibility for zoning or heating, cooling and electrical individual rooms. Many models can have as many as four indoor air-handling units (for four zones or rooms) connected to one outdoor unit. Each of the zones has its own thermostat, so you only need to condition occupied spaces. This will save energy and money.
Energy Efficient: Mini-splits have no ducts, so they avoid the energy losses associated with the ductwork of central forced air systems. Duct losses can account for more than 30% of energy consumption for space conditioning, especially if the ducts are in an unconditioned space such as an attic.
Easier to Install: Ductless mini-split systems are easier to install than some other types of space conditioning systems. For example, the hook-up between the outdoor and indoor units generally requires only a three-inch hole through a wall for the conduit. Most manufacturers of this type of system can provide a variety of lengths of connecting conduits, and, if necessary, you can locate the outdoor unit as far away as 50 feet from the indoor evaporator.
Interior Design Flexibility: In comparison to other add-on systems, mini splits offer more interior design flexibility. The indoor air handlers can be suspended from a ceiling, mounted flush into a drop ceiling, or hung on a wall. Floor-standing models are also available. Most indoor units are about seven inches deep and have sleek, high tech-looking jackets. Many also offer a remote control to make it easier to turn the system on and off when it’s positioned high on a wall or suspended from a ceiling.
For over 35 years, Colorado homeowners and businesses have chosen MESA Plumbing for all of their ductless heating system repair, maintenance and installation needs, including our emergency heating repair services at anytime of the day or night! Choose MESA plumbing for your next plumbing, heating or air conditioning repair job and learn what thousands of past and present customers already know – MESA Plumbing offers the highest level of professionalism, punctuality, service and affordability in exceeding expectations on each and every job we do!
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