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What you Need to Know About Installing a Ductless Mini-Split System

What is a Ductless Mini-Split System?

A ductless mini-split system is a 2-in-1 heating and cooling system that consists of an outdoor and indoor unit so that it can introduce clean and conditioned air directly into an area (a room or zone). Unlike a traditional system, the mini-split works without forcing heated or cooled air through a duct making it ideal for smaller homes, offices, and studios.


Installing a Ductless Mini-Split System

There are a few things you should be aware of when installing a ductless mini-split in your home. If your home already has a different type of heating system, a mini-split may not be the best option for you. Mini-splits are often a good choice for small spaces, room additions, and homes without ducts. However, if you do already have a heating installation with a duct, a standard heat pump could be an option for you.

Though the term heat pump often refers to a ductless mini-split, the system design works with the duality of heating and cooling. So if you invest in one of these systems, you should be aware of the yearly maintenance and the cost associated with it.

Because these systems are much more delicate than traditional home heating systems, you’ll want to have a professional come out to ensure that you have the appropriate setup. As with any HVAC installation or repair, a professional can help you select a mini-split system with the proper capacity for your home. 

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Benefits of a Ductless Mini-Split System

There are many benefits to using a ductless mini-split system in your home. These benefits include:

  • Less space
  • Cost less to run
  • Great air flow quality


Mini-split systems work in a variety of homes, building additions, and tiny houses. For our customers who are looking to cool or heat just one room or region in your home, these systems are a great option. Not only that, but they’re also a good option for homeowners who are building an addition onto their home because it allows for huge savings on expenses like the ductwork and re-balancing an HVAC.


A Trusted Provider

As a trusted HVAC repair professional, it is our job to help you decide which option may be best suitable for your home. Here at Global Heating and Air Conditioning, we are proud to offer a wide range of ductless split system services to help you balance your home heating repair and yearly maintenance.

As a family owned and operated company, we have decades of experience installing nearly every heating and cooling option on the market, including ductless split systems. Our team can recommend the right product for your home or office, install, and guide you on the right track to saving money on your heating and cooling expenses while providing excellent customer service in the process. 

Call us today to schedule a free estimate for your HVAC installation.

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