Whether you have an addition to your home that seems to be a little hotter than the rest of the house or you’re simply searching for an efficient way to boost your home’s comfort, a mini-split system could be the answer.
What’s a mini-split system?
A mini-split system is a ductless form of heating and cooling that is has its focus on individual rooms and spaces, not an entire home or building. Mini-split systems are more adaptable and energy efficient than traditional central air systems and are simpler to install since there is no ductwork required. They pump air right to wall or ceiling mounted air handling units that have their own wireless electronic temperature control systems.
Mini-split systems aren’t one-size-fits-all, nor are they all created equally, or for the same size room. Much like traditional air conditioners, a mini-split system should be sized to fit the space that it will be responsible for. Doing so means more efficient production for you, which could also translate to savings on your monthly energy expenses as well. They’re typically used for:
Your local experts at Aramendia Plumbing, Heating and Air are well-versed in mini-split system sizing and will be able to provide you with specific products based on the size of space that you’re looking to heat and cool.
A quick primer
A mini-split system operates by utilizing a process that only generates the amount of hot or cold air that you need to get to or maintain the temperature you have set. That being said, a properly sized system is still crucial to receive all of the efficiency benefits available.
Mini-split system sizing
When it comes to determining size for a mini-split system, our team recommends the ideal choice for you as we do with all of our heating and cooling equipment. We work directly with you to decide your needs and measure the size of the area the system will be heating and cooling. A mini-split system that is too small will end up working more often, meaning you’re wasting energy constantly. However, if your system is too big, you’ll possibly be spending more on the system and run the risk of having your mini-split system cycling on and off frequently.
So, what does Aramendia Plumbing, Heating and Air do to help you select the right size mini-split system?
Among other things, our team of experts take into account:
If you’re considering a mini-split system for your San Antonio home, the pros at Aramendia Plumbing, Heating and Air are able to help you each step of the way. Give our team a call at 210-404-4233 or request an appointment with us online.
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