Ductless Mini Splits 101

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Ductless Heating & Cooling Options for Multi-Level Homes or Businesses

As of May 2018, MarketsandMarkets projected the international ductless air conditioner market at $78.62 billion with an 8 percent compounded annual growth rate through 2021. In layman’s terms, this says the market for ductless HVAC systems is exploding and will continue to explode for the immediate future. There is a reason for this meteoric rise; more and more people are recognizing the multitude of benefits of ductless HVAC technology.   Regardless of your HVAC needs or desires, ductless mini-split systems are perfect in almost any situation. However, they are especially ideal for heating and cooling residential or commercial buildings with multiple levels. Their multi-zone capabilities give you complete control over the temperature of each room individually! At ComfortUp, we have trained product specialists ready to handle any questions you may have. We are knowledgeable about all the top industry brands, such as Mitsubishi, Panasonic, and more. Read below to learn more [...]

Tips on Choosing the Right Room to Install Your Ductless Air Conditioner

For some household appliances, choosing their location is fairly simple and requires little to no extra thought. You obviously want your television in the living room or primary area where you gather and socialize. Cooking appliances such as an oven and refrigerator belong in the kitchen, and your desk and computer belong in your home office where you retreat to work and focus without distraction. One appliance that requires more placement thought is your ductless air conditioner.  Ductless air conditioners work wonders in heating and cooling your home, but there are many varying factors when considering their location. A ductless air conditioner has a variety of unique benefits for each room in your home, so deciding where to install one is no easy task. Luckily, ComfortUp has a team of product specialists ready to help! Read below to learn more about choosing the right room for your ductless air conditioner. [...]

How to Prep for the Installation of Your Mini-Split A/C Unit

After the torrential spring rains, most people love to take advantage of the early days of summer. However, many get tired of the heat and humidity as summer drags on. Come late July and August, the temperatures are skyrocketing and you find yourself looking for more ways to beat the heat rather than take advantage of it. One surefire way to beat the heat is by simply staying inside and relaxing in the air conditioning. At ComfortUp, we have a variety of mini-split air conditioner units to choose from. Mini-splits can cool your home in an efficient manner and are highly recommended to those looking for a new air conditioner. However, you must be prepared for their installation. Read below to learn more about preparing for the installation of your mini-split! Why Should I Choose a Mini-Split? Mini-split air conditioners are a reliable way to cool your home, and their [...]

Single-Zone vs. Multi-Zone Mini Split Systems: Understanding the Difference

In some households, there is a constant war waged over control of the thermostat. If one member of the house prefers it cold and another prefers it warm, there is often back and forth adjusting of the thermostat behind the other’s back. Not only does this put the temperature of the house in flux, but it also leads to constant bickering and disagreement. If this sounds like your home, consider the ductless mini split as a heating/cooling option. There are single and multi-zone systems which allow you to control the temperature in one room without affecting the other, plus a variety of other benefits! Read below to learn more about the difference between single and multi-zone mini split systems. What Are Mini Splits? Ductless mini splits are an innovative and efficient way to heat and cool your home. As their name implies, they do not require the extensive ductwork of [...]

Mini Split Systems for Beginners: Essential Care & Maintenance Tips

Everybody has something they want to change leading up to the summer. Some join the gym and diet to change their physical appearances. The intense weight workouts and long miles on the treadmill coupled with a stricter diet allow people to shed any weight gained over the winter. Other people spend the spring outside maintaining their garden and gardening to change the aesthetic of their yard for the summer. Come June, they want to have beautiful plants to look at and maybe even fresh fruit or vegetables to eat.  An often overlooked element of change leading up to the summer involves your home’s air conditioner. An outdated central HVAC system or inefficient window unit will not do an adequate job of keeping your home cool in the wake of sweltering summer heat. Luckily, we’re here to help! There is a “new” air conditioner technology sweeping the nation—the ductless mini split! [...]

Tips on Prepping Your Ductless Air Conditioner for Summer

Homeowners have a variety of different tasks to complete in preparation for the warmer summer months. The tops come off convertibles and pools while heavy winter clothes are stashed away in the closet to accumulate dust for months. However, one often forgotten element of summer preparation is your ductless air conditioner. There are certain steps you must take to prepare your air conditioner for heavy use this summer. At ComfortUp, we have a team of a team of friendly and helpful representatives. Read below to learn more about ductless air conditioners and ensure your home remains cool this summer! What Are Ductless Air Conditioners? Ductless air conditioners operate differently from conventional central air systems, and they are a great and efficient alternative to heat and cool your home. One way they differ from conventional central air systems is they do not require ducts, as their name implies. Ducted air conditioner [...]

Product Spotlight: 5 Reasons Why We Love Gree Mini Split Systems

Recently, the popularity of mini split air conditioners has increased in the United States. They are the norm in European and Asian domiciles, but Americans are just now coming around and realizing their many benefits. Many reputable companies already offer mini-split systems, but some stand out from the pack for their efficiency, versatility, and more. Already an industry standard in HVAC technology, Gree mini-split systems stand head and shoulders above the competition. We sell a variety of Gree products at ComfortUp, such as their top-of-the-line mini splits! Our team of professionally trained and certified HVAC technicians can handle any installation, maintenance, and service work related to your Gree mini split system. Read below to find out five main reasons we love Gree Mini Split systems, then schedule an appointment today! Increased Efficiency One of the main reasons we love Gree mini splits is their high levels of efficiency. Gree mini [...]

How Does a Mini-Split Work?

Ductless air conditioners, otherwise known as ductless mini-split systems, are gaining big popularity in the HVAC world, and for good reason. Offering ultra-efficient, ultra-flexible whole-house cooling and heating, these systems bring impressive temperature control to homes where this would have once been a massive challenge, such as those homes which were not built with the ductwork required in forced-air systems. Since they’re more efficient and offer room-by-room temperature control, many modern homeowners have begun replacing their clunky, inefficient central air with these low-maintenance, adaptable units. If you’re considering making the switch to ductless, it helps if you know a little bit about how they work to see if this is the best option for your home, budget, and needs. ComfortUp is here to help you understand everything there is to know about going ductless. The Components of a Mini-Split System Each ductless mini-split system is comprised of two primary parts: [...]

How Does Ductless Multi-zone Cooling and Heating Work?

Are there rooms in your home that always gets too hot or too cold despite your use of a heating or cooling solution? Do you get frustrated with incessant cranking of the thermostat up and down because everyone in your family prefers a different temperature? If these problems make you wish that you can have a better way to control your indoor climate, then you’re not alone. Having hot spots and cold spots at home has long been a common HVAC issue that many households in the country are aching to solve. The worst part is, using supplemental HVAC systems is not a surefire solution. At the very least, they only boost your comfort level up to a point. But no mistake about it, if there’s anything that you can truly expect from this recourse is higher energy bills. As is commonly practiced, homeowners resort to either just ignoring the [...]

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Troubleshooting Tips for Ductless Air Conditioners

When your ductless AC stops working, what would you do? Will you know when it just needs a little fix or it’s time to give it the boot? Will you be able to do a simple check and troubleshooting? Say it’s the peak of Summer. It’s midmorning and you’re in a sun-draped car park, just fresh out of the grocery. You’re sweating profusely. No, you’re melting. You can almost feel the hot air burning your skin. With the heat outside at feverish level, you thought you might as well cook those freshly bought eggs on the sidewalk. And as soon as you jumped into the driver’s seat, you began thinking about dousing yourself off with iced water. Or bathing with it even. And then you took off. Fast. Other errands be damned. You’re homebound; badly looking forward to crank your AC down to the coolest temp possible that it can [...]

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