Written on: February 16, 2017
Posted: February 16, 2017
It’s February – which for the optimists among you means that spring cleaning is just around the corner. Among the best items to purge this year as you clean out your basement or attic — how about those loud, inefficient, light-robbing window AC units?
Most people choose window air conditioners because they don’t have the ductwork to support a central air conditioning unit. But that doesn’t mean window air conditioners are the only option for your duct-free Long Island home. In fact, there’s a much better home cooling solution: a mini-split air conditioner.
You’ve probably seen mini-split units (also known as ductless systems) and not even known it – they’re those compact, quiet, wall-mounted units you often see in restaurants or older buildings. Mini-split systems are extremely efficient, with most models having SEER ratings of 20 or more – well more than the 14 rating required by law (and far higher than what you’re likely to get from window units, which usually rate in the 14-15 range).
But efficiency isn’t the only benefit you’ll get by switching to a ductless system. You’ll also enjoy improvements in:
Ready to purge your old, worn out window ACs? Contact us to learn more about installing a ductless air conditioning system this spring!