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Is a Ductless Mini Split System a Good Fit for Your Home?

Monday, March 14th, 2016

Ductless cooling systems eschew the traditional centralized model for cooling your home. Most air conditioners have just a single large unit that generates the cool air, then distributes it through your home using a series of ducts. Ductless systems, as the name implies, eschew that model in favor of something more diffuse. A group of smaller units is placed in each room or section of your house, charged with cooling that section only. The benefits are self-apparent: you can set different temperatures in different rooms for greater individual control and turn off the air in rooms you aren’t using (cutting down on monthly energy bills in the bargain). But given the added cost of installing a ductless system, it’s worth asking whether such a system would be good for your Denver, IA home or not. We’ve provided a few things to consider on that front.

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How Can Ductless Heating Benefit Me?

Monday, January 18th, 2016

Ductless heating systems stand as a viable alternative to more traditional heaters, which typically use a centralized unit to generate heat for the entire household. Ductless systems, on the other hand, set up a series of smaller heaters throughout your home, each designed to warm a single room or section. Each heater can be operated individually through its own thermostat and control panel. The system doesn’t work for every Cedar Falls, IA home – smaller houses, for instance, can probably do with the centralized unit just fine – but for larger homes or those without the ability to support a centralized duct system, they can offer a number of benefits. “How can ductless heating benefit me?” you ask. Here’s a quick breakdown of some answers.

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