If you’re looking for a new HVAC system for your El Cajon, CA home, you know there are several options to choose from. You may have seen ductless mini-splits in homes and other buildings and are curious to find out more. Below are five reasons to make your new HVAC system ductless.
1. Better Indoor Air Quality
Did you know that indoor air quality is often two to five times worse than outdoor air? With a traditional HVAC system, your air ducts collect dust and other allergens and need regular professional cleaning. A ductless mini-split doesn’t have air ducts but does have washable filters.
2. Greater Energy Efficiency
Did you know that a traditional HVAC system wastes 25% to 40% of the air that goes through air ducts due to leaks and cracks? Since a ductless system has no air ducts to worry about, that means you gain back that 25% to 40% that you would otherwise lose.
3. Easy Installation
Bulky ductwork means that installing a traditional HVAC system takes a lot of time. However, since a ductless system only requires a 3-inch hole in the wall for a conduit, you’d have your new ductless installed before you know it.
4. Lower Utility Bills
As a homeowner, you look for ways to lower your utility bills while remaining comfortable. When you have an inefficient system, you know your utility bills increase. Since a ductless system is far more energy-efficient, you should see your energy bills decrease.
5. Zoning Capability
A ductless mini-split offers great flexibility with four indoor units. You can cool zone one at a different temperature than zone four and have zones three or four somewhere in the middle. Each zone has a separate thermostat which makes adjusting the temperature easy.
Don’t let your inefficient HVAC system continue to waste energy. Contact West Coast Heating, Air Conditioning and Solar today to take the first step in experiencing what a ductless AC has to offer you.
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