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4 Advantages of a Mini-Split Heat Pump

4 Advantages of a Mini-Split Heat Pump

Whether you’re adding a room, building a new home or looking for ways to improve energy costs in your existing Fairfax County home, a mini-split (also known as ductless) heating system is worth considering.

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Better for Individual Rooms or Zones

Since each room or zone has an individual air-handling unit, you can adjust each unit to heat only the rooms or zones you’re using.  With conventional heating methods, you must heat the whole house whether or not you’re using all of the rooms or floors. Only paying to heat a few rooms at a time can add up to big energy savings.

Placement Flexibility

The air-handling components of a mini-split system provide a number of placement options, such as being affixed to a wall, suspended from the ceiling, or mounted into drop ceilings. Floor models are also available and they don’t take up much space.

Easy Installation

Extending existing ductwork into a new addition can be a big job, often requiring large craters to be cut into existing walls. But with a ductless system, your trusted HVAC technician can connect the outdoor and indoor components via a three-inch hole.

Energy Efficiency
With a traditional heating system, up to 30% of generated heat can slip out of cracks or gaps in the ductwork. Mini-splits save on energy bills by delivering heat straight into the room.

Let Snell Heating and Cooling Help You Decide

If you’ve been starting to research the mini-split heat pump, give us a call. We can tell you about the brands available, cost comparisons, installation timeframe, and more. We’ve installed many ductless systems in our years of HVAC service, and our experts can help you finish your project so you’re happy with it for years to come. Our team also provides other HVAC repair services such as furnace repair, air conditioner installation, and furnace installation to homes in Virginia. When you need licensed, insured, friendly, professional heating and air conditioning in Northern Virginia, Snell is here to help.