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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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How to Make the Most of Your Ductless Heat Pump System

Monday, November 21st, 2016

We advocate ductless heating systems here in Long Beach, CA, because of their versatility and the way they can save money on heating and cooling bills. Many ductless systems utilize heat pump technology, which uses the principles of air conditioning (circulating refrigerant) to heat your home as well as cool it. It works especially well in mild climates like ours, and if you’re interested in a ductless system in your home, you would do well to look into the advantages of heat pumps. But once the system is in place, how do you make the most of it? Here are a few tips on improving your system’s heating efficiency.

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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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Look to the SEER Rating for Your Ductless AC

Monday, September 19th, 2016

With the coming of cooler weather here in Long Beach, CA comes a chance to exchange your older air conditioning system with a new one. We’re strong advocates of ductless air conditioning systems, whether you need to replace an existing ductless system or you’d like to give ductless air conditioning a try. One of the top factors that should be involved when selecting a new system is its SEER rating, which stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio. It measures how well the air conditioner makes use of the energy it consumes, and along with the overall power levels of your system. Here’s a quick breakdown on what to look for.

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Look Into Wireless Options to Control Your Ductless System

Monday, August 29th, 2016

Ductless air conditioners provide a number of benefits to Long Beach, CA homeowners, including the ability to provide precise, room-by-room control and the ability to save money be shutting off the cool air in parts of the home you aren’t using. But controlling a ductless mini-split system can sometimes be exasperating, especially if you’re using the traditional wired control panels installed by most models. 

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Ductless Air Conditioning: for Homes with Multiple Stories

Monday, August 8th, 2016

We talk about the benefits of ductless air conditioning systems here in Long Beach, CA, especially for larger homes. Large homes often have multiple stories, which can prove troublesome for centralized systems to adequately cool. Here, we’re going to discuss options for cooling a multi-story home using ductless systems, and how they tend to do the job much more effectively than they would in homes with just a single story.

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How to Use Your Ductless System Effectively

Monday, July 18th, 2016

Long Beach, CA benefits from being close to the shoreline, which helps keep the hot weather at bay in the summer. Even so, you may find yourself dealing with high bills as you run your AC day and night in the summer in order to keep cool. We recommend ductless mini-split systems for most homes in the area as a great way of keeping those high bills down and making your home as energy efficient as possible. But in order to make the best use of that, you need to know how to use your system as effectively as possible. Here’s a few tips on how to do that. 

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Who Benefits the Most from Ductless Air Conditioning Systems?

Monday, July 11th, 2016

Ductless air conditioning systems adopt a decentralized approach to keeping your home cool: installing multiple small units throughout your home instead of just using one centralized system to generate all your cool air. Ductless systems allow you to turn off the air in parts of the home you aren’t using and save money on your bills, as well as allowing individual family members to set the temperature to suit their tastes in different parts of the home. But not every home here in Long Beach, CA can benefit from ductless air conditioners, and in some cases, centralized systems are more effective. So who benefits the most? We have a short breakdown below.

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Vacation Homes Benefit from Ductless Systems

Monday, June 27th, 2016

A ductless mini-split air conditioning system differs from a centralized air conditioner in a number of pertinent ways. While centralized air conditioners generate cool air in a single unit, then blow it through a series of ducts to the various rooms in your home, ductless systems adopt a more decentralized approach. Multiple units are installed throughout your home, each one charged with cooling a single room or section. 

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