Roadrunner Air Conditioning, Heating & Plumbing Blog: Archive for the ‘Heat Pumps’ Category

Understanding Your Ductless System’s SEER Rating

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

If you already have a ductless heating and cooling system then you likely know how efficient it is at conditioning your home—particularly more so than a central air conditioning system that is prone to ductwork problems. We are of course strong advocates of these types of system and encourage having one installed if you don’t already.

But when choosing a ductless system—or exploring efficiency ratings of these systems—it’s important to be aware of its SEER rating. SEER stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio and it measures how well your ductless system makes use of the energy that it consumes as well as the overall power levels of your system. Keep reading to learn more.

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The Benefits of Ductless Mini Splits

Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

If you’re in the market for a new heating system this winter, you may be tempted to go with the same kind of system you had before. Inertia is a pretty powerful force when it comes to decisions like these, especially considering the choice paralysis that so many heating options can create. Before you make a decision, however, you really should take a look at what other home heating systems have to offer. Let’s take a look at ductless mini splits, how they work, and how they can benefit your home.

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Call for Ductless Mini Split Repairs if You Notice These Signs

Monday, February 8th, 2016

Ductless mini splits are just as susceptible to problems as any other system. Also, like most other systems, ductless mini split problems tend to get worse if they are left alone. If you’re using a ductless mini split to keep warm this winter, you should know the signs that your system is in need of repair. Let’s take a look at some of the common signs that your ductless mini split system needs professional attention.

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What to Do if There’s Ice on Your Ductless System

Monday, December 14th, 2015

If you’re using a ductless mini split system to keep warm this winter, you may notice ice forming on the outside unit during operation. Don’t worry, this isn’t necessarily a problem. You should be aware of why it happens, however, as it can quickly become an issue if the system malfunctions. Let’s take a look at why ice forms on the outside portion of ductless systems, and what to do about it.

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When Is It Time to Replace Your Ductless Air Conditioner?

Monday, August 10th, 2015

Ductless air conditioners are great options for keeping your home cool, but they are not invincible. Sooner or later, no matter how well you take care of it, you are going to need to replace your ductless system. Since you probably don’t want to have to deal with your ductless air conditioner giving out on you during a hot day in summer, it is a good idea to keep an eye on the symptoms associated with it reaching the end of its lifespan. Let’s take a look at some of those symptoms.

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