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Is Ductless AC Right For You?

With the high insulation costs of ductless air conditioning, it’s reasonable to question if the benefits associated with a ductless system are worth the cost in your situation. Here at Baldwin Heating & Cooling, we do our best to equip our customers with the information they need to confidently make decisions regarding their heating and cooling systems.

Homeowners have been utilizing ductless AC technology for decades to provide the most efficient heating and cooling solution for several unique applications. While there aren’t many situations that would be negatively impacted by a ductless system, their versatility does make them a particularly good choice for some specific situations.

When our customers choose us for a Daphne AC replacement, we want them to feel confident in their decision. Here’s a brief rundown on some of the best use cases for ductless AC so you can rest assured that you’ve made the right decision.

When Is Ductless The Best Option?

There are a few cases where a ductless air conditioning system makes far more sense than a traditional split unit and others where a ductless system can work in conjunction with your current system to expand the HVAC capabilities of your home. Here are some of the best use cases for ductless air conditioning.

  • Multi-Family Housing:
    With its zone-cooling technology, ductless options are perfect for structures intended to house multiple families with different climate needs, such as duplexes. With low space and maintenance requirements, these units are ideal for cases where multiple families or companies are sharing the same space.
  • Housing Add-ons:
    Ductless air conditioners are also ideal for any type of add-on you could be considering for your home. By choosing a ductless option for climate control in a home addition, you forgo the need to expand your current HVAC system — which can be cumbersome and costly. Similarly, ductless units are also a good option for adding air conditioning to an existing garage or basement.
  • Exterior Buildings And Sheds:
    Ductless units are also a good option if you need to provide heating or cooling to an area separate from your home, like a stand-alone garage or an insulated shed.

The versatility and compartmental nature of ductless systems make them ideal when you need the most control out of an HVAC system or need to increase the workload of your current one.

It’s Hard Not To Win When You Lose The Ducts

There are certainly specific applications where going ductless is the best choice. However, going ductless can serve every application a traditional system can — including regulating your entire home.

While the upfront cost may be higher than other options, with increased efficiency, long-term savings and zoned heating and cooling, it is difficult to go wrong when choosing a ductless system.

Let Baldwin Heating & Cooling Lead You To A Ductless Future

If you feel like you have a building or space that could benefit from the innovative features of a ductless air conditioner, don’t hesitate to call Baldwin Heating & Cooling today! As Alabama natives, we make it our business to understand the best methods of staying comfortable in our unique climate and strive to extend that knowledge to you.

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