As the name indicates, ductless cooling and heating systems function without the need of ducts. These systems have two different components: an exterior compressor and an inside evaporator. Ductless HVAC systems (also known as mini-split systems) are highly energy-efficient and offer constant room comfort.
Ductless mini-split heat pumps use 60% less energy than typical home electric resistance-based heating systems because they transfer heat rather than create it. When compared to traditional room air conditioners, cooling expenses are reduced by 30%.
A ductless heat pump moves warm air from one area to another without using ducts. It has an outside compressor unit as well as inside air handling equipment. Depending on the number of pieces, the system is either single-zone use or a multi-zone use.
Heat is transmitted by a cycle of evaporation and condensation in a ductless heat pump system, with a refrigerant substance cycling through the structure through a compressor pump. Every ductless heat pump has two heat exchanger coils, one for condensing and one for evaporating the refrigerant. During the evaporation process, the refrigerant absorbs heat from the surrounding space. The condensing process, on the other hand, releases previously absorbed heat. The movement between these coils allows ductless heat pumps to maintain a target temperature specified by the thermostat.
A ductless heat pump system with one interior air handling unit costs between $3,000 and $5,000, with the cost increasing as the number of people in the house increases. The initial installation expenses and long-term running costs might differ depending on the size and demands of your home, its location in the city, and even the kind of local weather. Check to see whether you qualify for a refund from your state or municipality (or even a hydro/electricity provider) on the installment of the split ductless heat pump. Your installer may even provide financing to aid with the installation’s initial costs for your ductless system.
Follow these steps to obtain a basic idea of the ductless size heat pump you need…
Multiply the width by the length of the room to get the square footage. Multiply the area by a factor of 25. This is the approximate British Thermal Unit (BTU) output you’ll require for that space, as calculated by ductless heat pumps. Steps 1 and 2 should be repeated for each room that requires a ductless unit.
Energy Star Certification- An ENERGY STAR certification indicates that a product fulfills certain federally mandated energy efficiency standards. Your ductless heat pump’s instructions indicate that it offers considerable energy savings and more.
Features vary based on the type or model you buy but some examples include:
The objective of THERMENERGY’s employees is to keep you happy. You can stay cool in the summer and toasty in the winter with a ductless heat pump system or expert maintenance to your current one. To discover more about heat pumps and how they may help your family, contact us now.