Whether you add a sunroom, family room or other addition to your house, being comfy in your new area no matter the weather is key. However, they can create a unique situation for contentment. This is due to the fact adding ductwork is expensive. And that your heating and cooling system may not be work properly with the heightened load, because it was sized without taking the addition into consideration.
One of the most affordable possibilities is to install a mini-split. This system delivers energy-efficient heating and cooling, with no ductwork needed. Discover more about mini-splits and how installing one in your addition might be a great option.
A ductless mini-split, as they’re much like ducted heat pumps that southern homeowners have used for decades.
Heat pumps are very energy efficient as they transfer heat to make your addition comfier. In actuality, many have achieved ENERGY STAR® certification, which can make you eligible for added rebates and decrease your energy costs for many years.
Another exclusive feature involves zoned heating and cooling. Since each room often has a dedicated indoor unit, you can set your preferred temperature from room to room. As an instance, a mini-split AC is especially helpful if you have a space with specific temperature needs, including a home gym.
Getting a mini-split system is worth it for spaces that are without ductwork. Here are a few reasons why it’s better than adding ductwork and relying on your existing heating and cooling system.
Like traditional systems, mini-splits are available in several sizes based on the square footage they’ll be heating and cooling. Here are three of the most frequently installed sizes:
When you work with our Experts at Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing, we’ll help you select the proper size for your new addition. And your budget.
An ENERGY STAR mini-split unit can generate sizable energy savings over its life span, which can be 20 years or more when adequately serviced. ENERGY STAR says installing one can save you 60% on heating and 30% on cooling, in comparison with an electric heating system and conventional air conditioner.
From addressing all your questions and helping you choose the right model to delivering Expert mini-split installation, Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing can accommodate all your mini-split needs. If you’re thinking about a home addition or recently completed one, we can help. Give us a call at 866-397-3787 right away to request a free consultation and estimate.
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