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Have You Considered a Ductless System?

Monday, April 27th, 2020

ductless-acSpring is here and summer will be here before you know it. When that summertime heat hits New York though we know it is nothing to joke about. And, if you are still struggling to get through the season by using strong fans or window unit ACs, it is likely that you are more than ready to enjoy a summer with even, reliable, effective cooling for the first time in a while.

That can be easier said than done through. If you live in an older home or a relatively small one, you may not think that you have any options because your home cannot accommodate ductwork. Or maybe you just don’t want to go through the bother of having the ducts installed. We don’t blame you! Thankfully though you do have options.

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The Advantages of a Ductless Air Conditioner

Monday, May 29th, 2017

ductless-air-conditioningWith summer on its way, homeowners in the area are likely giving their older air conditioners a close look and determining whether they can survive until the fall. If they can’t, then now makes an ideal time to replace them, since we still have a few more weeks of mild weather and you can get a new system up and running before the first heat wave hits.

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Is Ductless Air Conditioning Right for You?

Monday, April 17th, 2017

ductless-blowerMost homes in New Jersey rely on traditional centralized air conditioners to stay cool during the summer. They cool the air in a single location, then push the cool air into the home through an elaborate system of ducts. It’s an effective and inexpensive way to fight the heat in the summertime, but it doesn’t work for every home. Luckily, there are alternative options available, notably ductless air conditioning systems that use different means to keep you cool. If you’re looking for a new air conditioner this spring, you might want to consider the benefits of a ductless system.

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Benefits to Ductless Mini-Split Air Conditioners

Monday, July 18th, 2016

Most homeowners in New City, NY are accustomed to traditional centralized air conditioners, which do their job very effectively and serve most homes well. But they’re not the only models out there, and depending upon the specifics of your home, you may do better with a ductless mini-split system instead. What is a ductless mini-split system and how does it benefit your home? Read on for the answers.

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3 Common Ductless Cooling Repairs

Monday, June 8th, 2015

No one likes having to deal with air conditioning repairs, but no system is impervious to needing repair at some point. If you have a ductless system, you may be wondering what some of the more common repairs are, as the system works differently from traditional split system ACs. The good news is that ductless cooling repairs aren’t any more complicated than traditional ACs, and in some ways, they may be considered easier because it’s much easier to access all the parts of a ductless system. Just remember that no matter the issue with your ductless AC, the experts at Design Air, Inc., are here to help with all of them.

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Is a Ductless Mini Split System for Me?

Monday, May 18th, 2015

Ductless mini split ACs are growing in popularity, and for some very good reasons. Finding out if this system is a good fit for your home in New City, NY, involves doing some homework and working with a trained expert – and the good news is, the experts at Design Air Inc., are here to help you with both. The first step to take when considering any AC system for your home is to understand how the system works, and we’ll explain that in more detail below. To work with one of our air conditioning specialists, all you have to do is give us a call and we’ll schedule you an appointment.

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Benefits of Ductless Heating and Cooling Systems in Monsey

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

If you’re considering a new heating and cooling system installation or are shopping around for replacement models in Monsey, Design Air encourages you to take a few moments to learn about the benefits presented by ductless mini split systems. Like a traditional central air heating and cooling system, ductless mini splits offer heating and cooling capabilities with a number of additional benefits and some advantages over ducted systems. Here is some information to get you started.

What Are Ductless Mini Splits?

A ductless mini split is a heating and cooling system that does not rely on ductwork for air dispersal. While a ductless system does include an outdoor compressor unit like a traditional forced air system, it is connected to the indoor air handler by a simple conduit containing power, refrigerant and, sometimes, drainage lines. Inside, wall mounted air handlers handle the conditioning and distribution of air directly. Thanks to this design, the installation of bulky ductwork is not necessary.

Benefits of Ductless Mini Splits

Ductless mini splits are ideal for homes that cannot accommodate the installation of ductwork as well as for those customers wishing to avoid the expense and potential energy loss associated with ductwork. There are a number of other benefits as well, including:

  • Easy installation: Because of their design, a ductless split system is easy to install. All that is needed is a three inch hole drilled in your wall to allow the conduit to pass through. This installation style keeps your home more secure. Plus, the noisy components of the system are still left outside.
  • Zone control: Zone control is a great way to increase energy efficiency and potentially save money. A ductless mini split system can utilize up to four air handlers per outdoor compressor unit. By using individual thermostats you can create temperature control zones in your home to heat and cool different areas to specific temperatures. This means you do not have to pay to heat unoccupied bedrooms or to cool downstairs rooms while everyone is asleep.
  • Less potential energy loss: Ductwork is a very common culprit when it comes to energy loss. Don’t pay to heat or cool air only to never have it reach its intended destination. Ductless mini splits don’t suffer this problem because they eliminate the necessity for ducts from the picture.

We hope that this information is of use to you. If ductless mini splits sound like an intriguing option for installation or replacement service in your Monsey home, call Design Air today. We have the answers to any questions you may have.

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