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Why Going Ductless Is Great for Home Heating

Every time we address the topic of home heating in a place like Las Vegas, we place a focus on making sure that our customers receive value. Obviously, heating systems do not do as much work during the year in our climate as air conditioners do. But this makes it especially important to find a heating system that provides a sufficient level of heat during the time it is running without costing too much to run.

One of the best choices available for energy efficient home heating here in the Las Vegas valley is a ductless mini split system.

Why This Is a Good Idea

A ductless system is a type of heat pump. Rather than operating through the standard split system, where there is an outdoor unit and a single indoor unit that connects to ductwork, a ductless system has the single outdoor unit connect to smaller indoor air handler units that are mounted on the walls through the house.

The reasons this set up can be a great one for a home:

  • It’s also an air conditioning system: Like any heat pump, a ductless mini split can operate in both heating and cooling mode. If properly sized, these systems can easily supply the powerful cooling necessary for a Las Vegas summer.
  • It’s flexible for installation: Without the need for ducts, ductless systems are easy matches for almost any house. They are particularly helpful for new construction or remodeling projects.
  • It saves energy: Ductless mini splits use smaller motors than standard split systems and use less energy. They also don’t gain or lose heat through duct walls and don’t suffer from the common problems of leaky and dirty ducts.
  • It offers zone control: Because each air handler runs separate from the others, you only need to have the air handlers running in rooms that need heating/cooling. This is another way you can cut down on your energy bills.

To find out more about installing ductless heating in your home, contact our team today!

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