What Is A Mini-Split Heat Pump System? - Tom Fricker

What Is A Mini-Split Heat Pump System?

ductless heaterYou may have seen a ductless mini-split system in a local restaurant – those long cooling units, usually hung high up on a wall. But did you know those ductless systems can also be used for home heating?

A ductless mini-split heat pump is a great and efficient way to keep your home comfortable year-round – whether as a primary source of heating and cooling in a home that lacks existing ductwork or as a supplement to your furnace or A/C.

How Ductless HVAC Systems Work

All ductless mini-split systems include two components – an air handler (the indoor unit) and a condenser (the outdoor unit), connected by a thin pipe installed through an exterior wall. A single condenser can operate up to four air handlers, creating an efficient zone heating and cooling system in your home.

A ductless heat pump system works by using heat exchanger coils to move warm air from one location to another. During winter, for example, your heat pump draws warm air from outside your home to increase temperatures inside; during the summer, the heat pump reverses the process, expelling warm air from your home.

Mini-Split Heat Pump Benefits

Mini-split heat pumps are a big step up from portable space heaters, providing economical comfort that can be targeted to specific spaces in your home. But the benefits of a mini-split heat pump aren’t limited to energy savings. Ductless heat pump systems are also:

Want to keep your heating and cooling bills low while staying as comfortable as possible? Consider upgrading your space heaters and window A/Cs to a multi-function ductless mini-split heat pump from Tom Fricker COMPLETE Heating & Cooling. Contact us today at 508-507-6702 to learn about MASS SAVE® rebates on heat pumps and discuss ductless mini-split installations in Franklin, MA!

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