Should You Switch to Ductless Heating?

Posted On: February 17, 2016

Ductless heating is a revolutionary method of heating those areas in your home where a traditional, ducted HVAC system installation is either impractical, or impossible. The technology behind ductless heating has been around for decades, but has evolved to reach new heights in comfort, control, and efficiency. If you’re considering installing this type of system in your home, or if you just want to learn more about your available options, here’s all you need to know.

Call Top Notch Heating, Cooling & Plumbing at 913-535-8002 to schedule an appointment for a ductless system installation!

What Is Ductless Heating?

A ductless system consists of one or more wall mounted indoor units, powered by a singular, outdoor compressor unit. Instead of cumbersome ductwork, they are connected via a small pipe, which carries refrigerant and power lines to as many as nine indoor units. Whether you opt for a single, or multi-zone configuration, you’ll enjoy fingertip control with a wireless remote, allowing you to customize the temperature in each room, depending on occupancy and preference.

This type of system is ideal for a number of applications, including:

  • Additions or renovations. Rather than enduring the additional work, and expense of extending ductwork in to your newly built or renovated space, ductless heating works as a standalone solution.
  • Basements. Areas with significant temperature variations such as a basement, will benefit from a ductless system, which allows the unit to run longer, at lower speeds, helping to dehumidify as well as heat the space.
  • Converted attic space. Perfect for use in areas like an attic, where temperatures can otherwise be challenging to control.
  • Garages. If your ductwork doesn’t extend in to your garage, ductless heating is a cost effective solution.
  • Uncomfortable rooms. Is there a room in your home that is always too hot, or too cold, and rarely just right? Ductless heating gives you back control, so you can equally enjoy every room in your home.

Benefits of Ductless Heating in Kansas City

You already know that a ductless heating system is a simple solution, to an otherwise complicated problem, but here are some other benefits that you may not know about:

  • Cost savings. Operating expenses are lower with a ductless system, which operates on minimal power, with no loss of efficiency. And because each unit is controlled separately, you’re free to turn off the unit when you leave the room, without affecting the temperature in the rest of your home.
  • Ease of installation. Minimal disruption is required, aside from a small, three inch hole in the wall to run piping between the outdoor and indoor unit(s).
  • Energy efficient. Ductless heaters operate at a much higher efficiency than traditional heating systems, reducing your carbon footprint, while heating your space to the exact temperature you desire.
  • Improved air quality. Each indoor unit contains its own air filter, and since the air circulation is confined to one room, cross contamination is eliminated.
  • Precision control. Maintain complete control over the temperature in the room, regardless of the temperature in other rooms.
  • Quiet operation. Indoor units are whisper quiet, perfect for keeping the peace.

Ductless System Installation & Repair in Kansas City

If you’ve read enough and want to experience the energy saving benefits of a ductless system, call Top Notch Heating, Cooling & Plumbing. We can install a ductless heating or cooling in your Kansas City home and start saving you money on your energy bills today!

Call Top Notch Heating, Cooling & Plumbing at 913-535-8002 to schedule an appointment for a ductless system installation!

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