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WHAT IS A DUCTLESS MINI-SPLIT SYSTEM?

05/09/2023

COOLING

WHAT IS A DUCTLESS MINI-SPLIT SYSTEM?

05/09/2023

You may have seen the recent news that El Nino is returning this summer. This means that we may be experiencing hotter-than-average days in the coming months. The ductless mini system has been a popular choice in recent years for several reasons. Keep reading our blog post to find out why.

“Do I Really Need an Air Conditioner in My Home?”

Firstly, you may be wondering, “Do I really need an air conditioner in my home?” Ultimately it’s up to your own discretion. In the last couple of years, Western Canada has had hotter-than-average summers that have caused harm to people’s health and well-being. In addition, there have been numerous fatalities due to the lack of infrastructure in homes and strata to accommodate hot temperatures.

 

We will be covering what a ductless mini-split system is and how it could benefit you by preventing health hazards from the potential heat waves that are on the way. 

ductless mini split system

Only a few weeks ago in April 2023, we already had a sneak peek of drastic temperature changes.  According to CBC News in a recent article:

 

  • Greater Vancouver reached on average 25 degrees Celsius
  • Squamish hit 30.4 degrees Celsius
  • Merrit reached 29 degrees Celsius
  •  

May 2023 has been incredibly wet and humid. Needless to say, this can be deceiving to some that summer will continue to be mild and wet. According to a new report from the B.C. Coroner’s Service, 619 people died from extreme heat last summer” (1). This is precisely why it doesn’t hurt to have an air conditioner installed in your home whether it be a central A/C -or- a portable system.

What is a Ductless Mini-Split System?

ductless mini split system

A ductless mini-split system is one way to have heating and cooling in your home without installing ductwork. Ducts help move the warm or cool air throughout the home or building. With a ductless mini-split installation, you would have a compact outdoor compressor/condenser unit and additionally one or two indoor units that help cool or heat specific rooms.

ductless mini split system
Here is an example of ductwork in a newly constructed home. This would no longer be necessary with ductless mini-split system

You may have seen some homes that have an indoor unit installed near the ceiling in the corner of a room. This unit is connected to the outdoor compressor/condenser unit via conduit which consists of a power cable, refrigerant tubing, and drain line. The outdoor unit is the home to the compressor and other components that assist with heating or cooling the indoor air.


To learn about Energy Star Approved units, visit this article by Natural Resources Canada.

Benefits of a Ductless Mini-Split System in Your Home

ductless mini split system

Secondly, let’s uncover why your home may greatly benefit from a ductless mini-split installation: 

You may also find our blog post “Heat Pump vs Air Conditioner: The Ultimate Showdown” to be an interesting read.

Call High Mark's plumbing experts to schedule your ductless mini-split installation today at 604-245-8970.
Call High Mark's plumbing experts to schedule your ductless mini-split installation today at 604-945-6060.
Conclusion

To wrap it up, ductless mini-split systems are not only compact and easy to install but also will benefit your wallet in the long run! By not having ducts that lose a significant amount of heating or cooling that can stay in your home, you’ll be sure to have a comfortable temperature through the warmer months!

ductless mini split system
Contact High Mark Plumbing, Heating, and Cooling for Your Ductless Mini-Split Service

Are you ready to get your ductless mini-split installed in your home? We offer FREE In-Home Proposals for installations and replacements. Our friendly customer service representatives can assist you with your booking in the Greater Vancouver area including Aldergrove, Maple Ridge, and surrounding areas.

You may have seen the recent news that El Nino is returning this summer. This means that we may be experiencing hotter-than-average days in the coming months. The ductless mini system has been a popular choice in recent years for several reasons. Keep reading our blog post to find out why.

“Do I Really Need an Air Conditioner in My Home?”

Firstly, you may be wondering, “Do I really need an air conditioner in my home?” Ultimately it’s up to your own discretion. In the last couple of years, Western Canada has had hotter-than-average summers that have caused harm to people’s health and well-being. In addition, there have been numerous fatalities due to the lack of infrastructure in homes and strata to accommodate hot temperatures.

 

We will be covering what a ductless mini-split system is and how it could benefit you by preventing health hazards from the potential heat waves that are on the way. 

ductless mini split system

Only a few weeks ago in April 2023, we already had a sneak peek of drastic temperature changes.  According to CBC News in a recent article:

 

  • Greater Vancouver reached on average 25 degrees Celsius
  • Squamish hit 30.4 degrees Celsius
  • Merrit reached 29 degrees Celsius
  •  

May 2023 has been incredibly wet and humid. Needless to say, this can be deceiving to some that summer will continue to be mild and wet. According to a new report from the B.C. Coroner’s Service, 619 people died from extreme heat last summer” (1). This is precisely why it doesn’t hurt to have an air conditioner installed in your home whether it be a central A/C -or- a portable system.

What is a Ductless Mini-Split System?

ductless mini split system

A ductless mini-split system is one way to have heating and cooling in your home without installing ductwork. Ducts help move the warm or cool air throughout the home or building. With a ductless mini-split installation, you would have a compact outdoor compressor/condenser unit and additionally one or two indoor units that help cool or heat specific rooms.

ductless mini split system
Here is an example of ductwork in a newly constructed home. This would no longer be necessary with ductless mini-split system

You may have seen some homes that have an indoor unit installed near the ceiling in the corner of a room. This unit is connected to the outdoor compressor/condenser unit via conduit which consists of a power cable, refrigerant tubing, and drain line. The outdoor unit is the home to the compressor and other components that assist with heating or cooling the indoor air.


To learn about Energy Star Approved units, visit this article by Natural Resources Canada.

Benefits of a Ductless Mini-Split System in Your Home

ductless mini split system

Secondly, let’s uncover why your home may greatly benefit from a ductless mini-split installation: 

You may also find our blog post “Heat Pump vs Air Conditioner: The Ultimate Showdown” to be an interesting read.

Call High Mark's plumbing experts to schedule your ductless mini-split installation today at 604-245-8970.
Call High Mark's plumbing experts to schedule your ductless mini-split installation today at 604-945-6060.
Conclusion

To wrap it up, ductless mini-split systems are not only compact and easy to install but also will benefit your wallet in the long run! By not having ducts that lose a significant amount of heating or cooling that can stay in your home, you’ll be sure to have a comfortable temperature through the warmer months!

ductless mini split system
Contact High Mark Plumbing, Heating, and Cooling for Your Ductless Mini-Split Service

Are you ready to get your ductless mini-split installed in your home? We offer FREE In-Home Proposals for installations and replacements. Our friendly customer service representatives can assist you with your booking in the Greater Vancouver area including Aldergrove, Maple Ridge, and surrounding areas.

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In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of https://highmarkplumbing.com.