An air conditioning option you may not have considered, 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 increasingly popular in the United States. Similar to a forced central air conditioner they have an outdoor and indoor unit, and sometimes with many indoor units.
With the mini-split model of air conditioning you are easily able to create 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 not empty. Many models are able to have four individualized zones linked to one outdoor unit. The number of zones will change subject to how much cooling is necessary and how tightly the room is insulated.
Mini-split systems are a successful answer to both your air conditioning and heating needs because they are compact, quiet and help you create a more relaxed home environment. Not to mention, the productive levels of mini-split systems mean that you’re able to have greater control of your home’s comfort while also being mindful of your monthly energy costs.
Mini-splits are great options for new home additions especially sun rooms. They aren’t noisy like a window unit because, just like a central air conditioner system, the condensing unit isn’t inside. They also have sleek, modern designs and don’t block out light from windows like a window unit. There are many different installation options as well, including the ability to have the indoor unit installed in a ceiling.
Your air conditioning really comes down to what is correct 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 301-690-0397.