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Ductless Mini-Splits

Carlsbad Ductless Air Conditioning

Serious Cooling in a Small Package

A full-size central cooling system isn’t always the perfect solution to every cooling problem. In fact, for many applications, it simply isn’t practical. What if you want to add cooling power to your garage to make it a more tolerable workshop while you’re spending time out there? What if you’re adding on to your home and need to add air conditioning to the new space? These are just a few of the instances where a ductless mini split system might be the perfect solution. At John Stevenson Plumbing, Heating & Air, we proudly offer installation, repair, and maintenance services for ductless mini split cooling systems.

For more information about our Carlsbad ductless mini split services, contact John Stevenson Plumbing, Heating & Air at (760) 276-6690 today!

Benefits of Ductless Mini Splits

When considering cooling and heating options for your home, ductless mini-split systems offer several compelling advantages over traditional HVAC systems. These versatile systems consist of an outdoor compressor unit and one or more indoor air-handling units, connected by a conduit carrying refrigerant and power.  

Key benefits of opting for a ductless mini-split system include:

  • Energy Efficiency: Ductless mini-split systems operate without the energy losses associated with ductwork, resulting in higher efficiency and lower utility bills. They use inverter-driven compressors that adjust output to match the heating or cooling needs of the space, further optimizing energy consumption.
  • Zoned Heating and Cooling: One of the most significant advantages of ductless mini-splits is their ability to provide zoned heating and cooling. Each indoor unit can be controlled independently, allowing occupants to customize temperatures in different areas of the home to suit their preferences, enhancing comfort and energy savings.
  • Easy Installation: Unlike traditional HVAC systems that require extensive ductwork, ductless mini-split systems are relatively easy to install. They require only a small hole in the wall to accommodate the conduit, making them ideal for retrofitting older homes or room additions where ductwork installation is impractical.
  • Improved Indoor Air Quality: Ductless mini-split systems feature advanced filtration systems that help remove dust, allergens, and other airborne particles from the indoor air, promoting cleaner and healthier indoor environments.
  • Quiet Operation: Ductless mini-split systems are known for their quiet operation, with the noisy compressor unit located outdoors and the indoor units producing minimal noise, providing occupants with peaceful and comfortable living spaces.

Why Go Ductless?

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Ductless HVAC offers so many perks and benefits that a full-size central cooling system simply can’t match. Their smaller size means they are a far greater option for smaller-scale projects like cooling a garage, guesthouse, pool house, or workshop, where central cooling may be prohibitively expensive. Because they don’t require any air ducts, they are far faster and easier to install, and that means their overall cost is lower as well. Plus, with the amount of features that modern systems are typically outfitted with, they can even offer you flexibility that a central cooling system can’t even match.

Ductless systems are great for all of the following:

  • Home additions
  • Basements
  • Workshops
  • Garages

Ductless systems typically require nothing more than one small hole in your wall in order to run electric and refrigerant lines from your indoor unit to the outdoor unit, and that makes installation fast and safe. 

Whole-Home Ductless Systems

Some homes might even benefit from a ductless cooling system. By installing a series of units around your home, you can adjust temperatures to different comfort levels based on what rooms are currently being used. This means not only is there no more squabbling over the thermostat, but you can actively choose what rooms you are using to save money in the process!

Learn more about a single ductless unit or even a whole-home ductless conversion by contacting John Stevenson Plumbing, Heating & Air at (760) 276-6690 today. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What's a Pre-Installation Evaluation? Does My New A/C Need One?
    In short, yes. A first step is conducting an energy audit to determine the energy load for your home. Calculating the load tells the experts at John Stevenson Plumbing, Heating & Air how much heat your house gains throughout the day & what size air conditioner will work best to keep it cool. This is critical as most A/C installation issues stem from an improperly-sized air conditioning unit.
  • Is Your Home's Ductwork & Design Able to Handle a New A/C System?
    Often your old, existing ducts can’t handle the airflow of a newly installed air conditioner. Any upgrades to accommodate a new system will likely increase the cost to install an A/C unit, but will ultimately help you avoid costly, high energy bills & hot rooms in the future.
  • What Type of Central A/C Unit Should I Install?
    Here’s where the load calculation comes into play, as you want to pick the right size A/C unit to install – either too big or too small of an A/C unit can lead to costly repair or replacement down the road. Call the HVAC professionals at John Stevenson Plumbing, Heating & Air, they’ll know which A/C unit is perfect to install in your home at the lowest price.
  • How Much Does it Cost To Get My Air Conditioning Unit Installed?
    The price of replacing your air conditioning unit depends a lot on the size of the unit you need to fit the size of your house. But no matter what unit you pick out for your home, ask an expert at John Stevenson Plumbing, Heating & Air for fast answers & reliable service. Trained technicians can come to your house to give you an upfront, transparent installation report, as well as consult you on what unit your home will need.
  • Why Would My Air Conditioner Stop Working?
    Breakdown of your home A/C unit can stem from many different things, from an electrical issue to the compressor being misaligned or broken. Luckily for you, the team at John Stevenson Plumbing, Heating & Air is trained in diagnosing the problem and presenting you with a competitive price to fix or replace and install your new A/C unit.
  • Who Can Replace my A/C Unit?
    Our technicians at John Stevenson Plumbing, Heating & Air can replace your air conditioning unit. An A/C unit is something that will be a part of your house for many years, and it is important that it is installed correctly to keep your energy costs low and your unit working at top performance. Our team at John Stevenson Plumbing, Heating & Air has top-quality, highly-trained technicians that will come to your house to help you to make an informed decision on which unit to buy. Then, we can properly install your air conditioning unit.

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