Mini Split Air Conditioner: A Home Cooling
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Mini Split Air Conditioner: A Home Cooling Alternative

  1. 1. Mini Split Air Conditioner: A Home Cooling Alternative There are many options to cooling your home during the warm summer months but choosing the right method without creating an over-bearing electricity bill can be very difficult. Most consumers are only aware of central air conditioners, window air conditioners, or ceiling fans as their options for cooling. There is a new alternative that has been growing in popularity over the last few years, Mini Split Air Conditioners. Similar to central air conditioners, these units have a split design but make use of air ducts, allowing the units to be less expensive to install than central air conditioning. Mini split air conditioners are a cost effective choice in comparison to central air conditioning. They are typically more expensive than wall or window air conditioners but allow you the benefit of cooling several rooms in your home. Also another benefit of a mini split air condition is the ability to control each room’s temperature individually unlike a central air system, which a set temperature is maintained by the main unit. A mini split air conditioner would also need a HVAC professional to install the unit, similar to a central air unit, but without any of the complicated and costly duct-work. The design of a mini split air conditioner is similar to that of a central air unit. It has an air condenser which is installed on the outside of the home, by a HVAC professional, and since the compressor sits outside the residence, mini split air conditioners are very quiet and much less disruptive than window or wall air
  2. 2. conditioners. A mini split air conditioner is also much smaller in relative size when compared to a central air unit. This advantage in size allows for it to be installed in space confined apartments. The external condenser is then connected to internal air handlers within the house. Each small air handler has its own temperature controls, which not only enables you to set each room to different temperatures but it also allows you to turn the units off to reduce higher energy costs. Many models of mini splits air conditioners have at most four indoor air-handling units that are connected to only one outdoor unit. Mini split air conditioner are very suitable for households where individuals who prefer different temperature settings. Mini split air conditioners have become a cost effective alternative to central air conditioning. Though they tend to be more costly than wall or window air conditioners, they offer you the same cooling results as a central air system but with the added benefit of individual temperature controls on each air handler. With the rising costs of energy, it is easy to see how a mini split air conditioner is an investment that may eventually pay for itself.

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