Ductless Air Conditioning For Homes With No Air Ducts


For years now, my stepson has lived without central air conditioning, because the old house he bought used a water heat system, and he had no ductwork. The only way to cool the house during the summer was to install numerous window air conditioners every spring and remove and store them again every fall. Not only was this system a lot of work, but it wasn’t very efficient. The house was full of hot spots and cold spots, and every window unit had to be operated independently. Then he heard about ductless air conditioning, and he couldn’t wait to have it installed. Now his family lives in a much more comfortable environment during the hot summer months air conditioning service jacksonville fl.

If you have a home with a furnace and ductwork, it’s a simple matter to add an air conditioning unit to it. However, without ductwork, this type of device isn’t going to work. That’s when ductless air conditioning makes a lot of sense. Ductless units consist of two parts. There’s a unit mounted on the inside wall of the home to pump cool air in. It’s connected by refrigerant lines to another unit on the outside wall of the house. The unit operates using a thermostat. Even though the unit will only cool about one room, it’s still a superior system to a window air conditioner. With the thermostat, you can keep the area a constant temperature without a loud compressor constantly kicking on and off. The ductless air conditioning unit uses a quiet blower to deliver its supply of cool air.

Ductless air conditioning has the advantage of not having to be put into an open window. This is important for security reasons as anyone wanting to break into your home could push out your window air conditioner and crawl in the window. You also don’t have to move the unit into place in the spring or out to storage in the fall, because it can remain in place all year long. Additional units can be added to bedrooms or other rooms of the house that you would like to cool. Costwise, it’s estimated that putting in a ductless system to cool a 2,000 square foot home would cost from $5,000 to $7,000, so having ductless air conditioning added to your home could be an expensive yet pleasant addition.

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