FAQs about Ductless Mini-Split A/C Heat Pumps

Woman in front of a ductless mini split heating system

Spring has officially sprung! This means year-round and seasonal homeowners on the Cape are starting to gear up for summer. Does your spring cleaning checklist include updates around the house? Find out why homeowners across the region are searching for info about the latest home comfort craze: the ductless mini-split system. Instead of scouring the Internet, you can find everything you need to know right here:

Frequently Asked Questions by Cape Cod Homeowners

Q: What is exactly is a ductless mini-split system?

A: A ductless mini-split air conditioning system is made up of one outdoor unit and one or more indoor units that work together to pump cool air into your home. Indoor units are sleek in design and can be affixed to any interior wall, offering the opportunity for single zone or whole-home cooling.

Q: Are ductless mini-split systems expensive to install?

A: While ductless mini-split systems will require installation costs, their value pays it forward with long-term energy savings. They require no ductwork, which is especially helpful for homes without pre-existing central duct systems. Plus, they are much more efficient than outdated window units, helping you save big on electricity costs during peak summer months.

Q: What are some of the features of a ductless mini-split?

A: Ductless mini-split A/C systems are outfitted with advanced technologies to provide the ultimate comfort experience. Models vary, but common features include whisper-quiet operation, individual zoning capabilities for room-by-room temperature control, wireless remote control, and supplementary heating.

Q: Can I use my ductless mini-split all year?

A: Yes! A ductless mini-split system with a heat pump feature can keep your home comfortable in every season. It can provide top-quality cooling during the summer, supplementary heat in the winter, and extra warmth during the transitional seasons of spring and fall.

Q: When is the right time to install a ductless mini-split?

A: Any time of year is a good time to consider a ductless mini-split, but spring in particular is ideal. Get your installation scheduled and completed before the summer months so that you can enjoy premium cooling when the first heat wave hits.

Don’t see your question answered on this list? Contact Snow’s Fuel Company to learn more about the ductless mini-split and air conditioning products we offer. We are happy to provide FREE estimates!