Roadrunner Air Conditioning, Heating & Plumbing Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Ductless AC’

5 Benefits of Ductless Air Conditioning

Monday, October 3rd, 2022
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If you’re looking into your options for replacing or upgrading your air conditioning system, ductless air conditioning or a mini-split system might be an ideal solution.

If you haven’t heard of this option, or you’ve heard the name but don’t know much about it, we would love to give you more information so you can consider whether it might be the right choice for your home. 

There are a wide array of benefits to using a ductless air conditioning system, and we will explore five of the most significant ones.

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Should You Install a Central AC or a Ductless System?

Monday, June 13th, 2022
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We should note first, that when we talk about “centralized air conditioning” we aren’t just talking about a single type of air conditioner. Yes, the central air conditioner is the most commonly known system–with a single outdoor unit and indoor unit connected via a series of ductwork that brings chilled air into the home. 

But this isn’t your only option, if you’re looking to have a new air conditioner installed. More and more folks are going with a type of heat pump system (that is, an HVAC system that can be used for cooling and heating)–the ductless system. 

Also called the ductless mini-split, ductless systems have become the system of choice for a number of homeowners throughout the country, including in our little corner of the world. Does that mean you should go with the ductless option though? Read on to learn more about them, and decide for yourself. 

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4 Reasons Going Ductless May Benefit Your Home

Monday, June 15th, 2020
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If you’ve never heard of a ductless system before, you probably at least understand by the name that it is a cooling system that doesn’t rely on a network of air ducts. Rather, it relies on one relatively small outdoor condenser unit and up to four air handlers. Each air handler is connected to the outdoor unit via a conduit containing refrigerant, a power line, and a condensate drain line.

Ductless systems operate like heat pumps, transferring heat out of the home and putting it through an evaporation and condensing process to bring cooling into your home. A reversing valve allows this process to be reversed so you can also use this system to heat your home in the winter. But, what makes this so great? Read on as we uncover 4 reasons going ductless can benefit your home!

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