Supplement Your Central HVAC with a Ductless Unit
Do some rooms in your home stay cold in the winter or warm during the summer? Age, disrepair, or poor design can make a central HVAC system incapable of maintaining a consistent temperature in any living space. If you’re worried that you might have to replace the entire system, here’s some good news. A supplemental ductless HVAC installation can help ensure you enjoy a comfortable environment year-round in Charlotte, NC.
A Duct-Free Solution to Indoor Comfort
The lack of ductwork differentiates ductless heat pumps from central HVAC systems. Commonly referred to as mini-splits, they feature sleekly designed air handling units you can install anywhere you need heating or cooling. Instead of air ducts, conduit lines connect the air handlers to a single outdoor unit. Each air handler has its own thermostat, so you can alter the temperature to match your needs.
In the average central HVAC system in the Greater Lake Norman area, ductwork accounts for up 30% of its energy consumption. Eliminating the ductwork middleman make ductless systems some of the most energy-efficient systems on the market. When it comes to other kinds of supplementary systems, there’s no contest. Ductless mini-splits use 60% less energy than electric heaters and 30% less energy than window AC units.
Compared to central air systems, a ductless HVAC installation takes relatively little time. It also requires fewer alterations to your property. Once the outdoor unit gets installed, a single hole is drilled behind each air handler to accommodate the conduit line. As a Trane Comfort Specialist, Lakeside Heating & Air Conditioning offers ductless systems for every application. Whether it’s an exterior wall, ceiling, or floor, we can position the air handlers anywhere you need them.
If your central air system isn’t keeping every room in your home comfortable, call Lakeside Heating & Air Conditioning. We’ll schedule an appointment with a qualified service technician to determine if a ductless HVAC installation is right for you.
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