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What Is A Ductless Mini-Split System?

Many people are familiar with central air conditioning.  It’s a traditional approach to cooling or heating your home.  But it’s not always a possibility, or the best option.  An alternative solution to HVAC in Orange County is the ductless mini-split system.  


Traditional air conditioning requires ducts to work.  But not all homes have ducts.  Ductless mini-splits, unlike traditional central air conditioning, don’t need ducts to work.  Instead of using ducts to distribute air throughout the house, ductless mini-splits use an individual fan and evaporator unit in each room. 

How Do Mini-Splits Work?

Ductless mini-splits are installed in each room you want cooled or heated at a given time.  Once they’re installed, you simply turn them on.  But here’s the big thing: you don’t have to turn them all on.  One of the main benefits of ductless mini-splits is that you can turn them on or off separately, and control the climate in each room.  That means you get to choose how cool or warm you want each room, and when to use the units in a particular place.  If you are only using the living room and the bedroom one afternoon, you can turn the units in those rooms on, and leave the others off if you’d like.  Rooms that get warmer or cooler can have their temperature adjusted accordingly to keep the rooms more comfortable. 

The Many Benefits Of Ductless Mini-Split Systems    

There are many benefits to using ductless mini-split systems.  As aforementioned, you have the benefit of being able to adjust temperatures accordingly in each room, as well as not having to have air conditioning on in the whole house if you are only using a few rooms at a given time.  These systems are also more efficient.  They can save as much as 40% on heating and cooling, compared to central air conditioning.  Ductless mini-split systems are also more responsive.  You can easily adjust your temperature, getting comfortable in minutes.  These systems are also quiet.  Much quieter than traditional central air conditioning, when they turn on, you won’t be startled.  And they come in a variety of styles, so that you can fit your home’s motif.  Finally, these systems are long-lasting and can help you stay comfortable for years to come.    

If You Want To Make The Switch We hope this has helped you better understand what ductless mini-split systems are, and what they have to offer.  If this has gotten you thinking about switching to a ductless system, consider Command Comfort for the project.  We specialize in providing zoned climate control to homes and businesses with the best systems.  Our team are the leading experts in HVAC in Orange County, and can help you reap the rewards of zoned climate control. 

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