An air conditioning option you may not have contemplated, or even heard of, is a mini-split system. Mini-split systems have been prominent in Europe and Asia for quite some time and are becoming continuously popular in the United States. Similar to a forced central air conditioner they have an outdoor and indoor unit, and sometimes with multiple indoor units.
With the mini-split model of air conditioning you are capable to establish individual zones in your home, with each zone having its own thermostat. This allows you to only cool the areas of your home that are occupied. Many models are able to have four simplified zones linked to one outdoor unit. The number of zones will be determined by how much cooling is needed and how tightly the room is insulated.
Mini-split systems are a great solution to both your air conditioning and heating needs because they are compact, not noisy and help you create a more tolerant home environment. Not to mention, the efficiency levels of mini-split systems mean that you’re able to have better control of your home’s comfort while also being respectful of your monthly energy spending.
Mini-splits are smart options for new home additions like sun rooms. They are quieter than a window unit because, just like a central air conditioner system, the condensing unit is outside. They also have sleek, current designs and don’t block out light from windows like a window unit. There are many diverse installation options as well, including the ability to have the indoor unit put in a ceiling.
Your air conditioning really comes down to what is the best fit for you and your home. If you’d like to discuss if a mini-split system will work for you give our professionals a call at 208-621-0129.