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Why Ductless Air Conditioners Are an Energy-Efficient Option for Homes

Homeowner using remote to control her unitA comfortable home is crucial in the bustling neighborhoods of St. Louis and St. Charles counties, where the summers get hot and winters are chilly. Are you looking for an environmentally friendly, cost-saving energy solution and wondering if switching to a ductless system is worth it? Faszold Heating & Cooling, your trusted local HVAC provider for over 40 years, is here to share the benefits of ductless air conditioning systems.

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What Are Ductless Air Conditioners and How Do They Work?

Unlike traditional air conditioning systems that rely on ducts to distribute cool air, ductless air conditioners, also known as mini-splits, deliver air directly into different zones in your home.

Ductless air conditioners consist of two main components:

  • The outdoor compressor unit compresses the refrigerant and pushes the gas into the indoor unit(s) through the conduit.
  • Once the refrigerant reaches the indoor unit, it passes through a series of coils that help to distribute cool air into the room. A fan inside the indoor unit blows over the coils, distributing cold air directly into the room.

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Will I Save Money With a New Ductless AC System?

Switching from a traditional AC system to a ductless one can see considerable cost savings over time. However, the amount you save can depend on various factors, such as your home’s size, local climate, and the energy-efficiency rating of the unit you choose.

You will save money and use less energy with a new ductless AC, and here’s how:

  • Ductless systems can be up to 30% more energy-efficient than traditional forced-air systems. They avoid the energy losses associated with ductwork. Going ductless could reduce energy waste significantly, especially if your ducts are in an uninsulated space like an attic.
  • While a traditional system pushes air into your entire home, ductless systems allow you to cool just the rooms you’re using. By reducing unnecessary cooling, you could see a drop in your energy consumption and more savings in your pocket.
  • Maintenance costs are often lower with ductless systems. You won’t need to worry about expensive duct cleaning, and ductless systems tend to have fewer mechanical problems than traditional AC systems, which means less money is spent on repairs over the system’s life span.
  • Ductless systems typically have a longer life span than traditional AC units, saving you money over the long term by reducing the need for replacement.

How Do Ductless ACs Compare to Traditional AC Systems?

It’s good to know what your priorities and needs are when deciding whether or not to upgrade your AC. Generally, ductless systems are more energy-efficient and cost-effective. They’re also simple for a trained professional to install. Another key benefit of installing a mini-split is the lower noise level compared to traditional AC.

Why Choose Faszold for Your HVAC Needs in St. Louis and St. Charles Counties?

At Faszold Heating & Cooling, we are committed to your absolute comfort. With over four decades of experience, top-rated reviews on Google, and an A+ BBB rating, we’re your reliable partner for all HVAC needs. Our factory-trained technicians provide fast and efficient service, and we proudly service all major HVAC brands, including Amana, Carrier, and Rheem.

Remember, our Faszold Club Membership Program offers residential and commercial properties great maintenance benefits. So, whether you need emergency service or scheduled maintenance, Faszold is just a call away.

Are you looking for a trustworthy team for AC installation services? Call Faszold at (314) 656-7399.

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