Command Comfort Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Ductless Mini Splits’

Problems Solved by Ductless Mini-Split Systems

Monday, December 12th, 2016

Ductless mini-split systems were designed as an alternative to centralized heating and cooling systems which are common in Long Beach, CA and other cities throughout the Southland. They adopt a decentralized approach to heating and cooling your home, with multiple units space throughout your home instead of one single unit that heat or cools the air and then blows it into your home through the duct system.

Each unit in a ductless heating and cooling system is responsible for one section of your home (often a single room, though not always), and each can be activated and controlled independently of the others. What kind of benefits does that provide? Here’s a quick look at the problems it solves.

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Which Homes Benefit the Most from Ductless Systems?

Monday, December 5th, 2016

Ductless heating and air conditioning systems adopt a decentralized approach to heating and cooling your home: installing multiple units throughout your home, each charged with heating or cooling a single room or section. That provides a number of benefits, including the ability to set different temperature in different rooms to match individual comfort levels, and the ability to shut off the heat in parts of the home you aren’t using (thus saving you a great deal on monthly bills.) It’s a reliable system, but it works for some homes better than others, and if you’re thinking about having a ductless system installed, you might wonder whether yours is best suited to it. Only you can make that final decision, but we’ve included a few guidelines below to help you.

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Common Signs of Trouble in Your Ductless System

Monday, November 28th, 2016

Ductless heating and air conditioning systems are a natural fit for homes down by the shore here in Huntington Beach, CA, and our trained staff provides a full array of installation, repair and maintenance services for ductless systems. But like any other household appliance, your system will invariably run into problems, and the sooner you notice the signs of them, the better. Ductless systems benefit from a decentralized model, which means a problem affecting one unit likely won’t impact the rest of the house. But that doesn’t mean you don’t have to deal with issues when they do arise, or periodically check all of the units in your ductless mini-split system for signs of trouble. What kinds of signs should you look for? Here’s a quick run-down of some of the most common. If you spot them, turn off the affected unit and call a repair service:

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Causes of Corrosion in Ductless Systems

Monday, November 14th, 2016

Ductless heating and cooling systems offer a lot of benefits to coastal towns like Newport Beach, CA, but there are also some concerns about wear and tear on the system. Corrosion is a real problem: causing metal parts to rust and often creating serious breakdowns in the system. The good news is that ductless heating and cooling systems are decentralized, so if one runs into trouble, the others can compensate and still provide heating for most of your house. But the more you are aware of the issue, the better you can take steps to prevent it from occurring, and extend the life of your ductless system as a result. 

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Using Ductless Systems in a Large Space

Monday, October 31st, 2016

Long Beach, CA benefits from mild weather throughout the summer and winter, and a ductless heating and air conditioning system makes an ideal way to keep your home comfortable. It eschews the traditional centralized model for heating and air conditioning in favor of multiple smaller units spaced throughout your home, each charged with heating and cooling one specific section or room. In some cases, this can mean two or more units conditioning a single large space, such as a living room or similar centralized air. That comes with some surprising benefits, though you should know how to use such units effectively when you have your system installed. Here are a few tips to help you out.

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Ductless Systems Save You Money

Monday, October 10th, 2016

The benefits of living in Long Beach, CA are huge. Not only do we have easy access to our beautiful beaches, but the proximity to the shoreline means that our summers aren’t quite as hot as they might be further inland. The price for that is that our winters tend to be a lot cooler than elsewhere in southern California, and a good heating system is almost as important as a good air conditioner in our neck of the woods.

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Trust a Heat Pump for Winter and Summer Alike

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

Newport Beach, CA has the benefit of being on the coast, where temperatures are milder than they are elsewhere in Southern California. That doesn’t change the fact that we still get our share of hot days, as last week’s heat wave proved. It also means that our winters are cooler than elsewhere in the Southland, since our proximity to the ocean can create some chilly nights. We often recommend heat pumps for our clients in the area, which do the job of a heater and an air conditioner all in one stroke.  Now is the perfect time of year to install one, before winter sets in. Here’s a quick look at how they work.

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Ductless Heating Provides Multi-Zone Comfort

Monday, September 26th, 2016

We live in Huntington Beach, CA with a straight shot to the ocean and all of the attendant mild weather which that brings. We don’t suffer from the heat as often as other So Cal communities do, but that also makes heating trickier, since winters can get colder on the coast than they do inland. A ductless HVAC system — one that includes heating as well as air conditioning features — may be the ideal way to beat that cool weather. Here’s how it works.

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The Popularity of Ductless Mini-Split Air Conditioners is Growing

Monday, September 12th, 2016

Most people are accustomed to classic centralized air conditioners to keep their homes cool in the summer, and centralized systems do their jobs quite well. But ductless mini-split systems provide a number of advantages over centralized air, which is why we’ve seen a recent uptick in the popularity of ductless mini-split systems across the country. If you’re in the market for a new system, now may be the perfect time to consider a ductless system, with summer winding down here in Newport Beach, CA and cooler temperatures giving you the opportunity to plan for an air conditioning replacement session at leisure. Here’s a few things to consider when evaluating the possibility of a ductless system.

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Get Your Ductless System Ready for Winter

Monday, September 5th, 2016

Labor Day is here in Huntington Beach, CA marking the unofficial end of summer and signalling to homeowners that autumn is on the way. Temperatures tend to drop more quickly here in the coast than they do further inland, which means that now is the time to get your ductless system ready for winter. Mini split heating and cooling systems can usually be shifted from air conditioning to heating mode with just the touch of a button, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still perform a few key services to help your ductless system perform at its best during the coming months.

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