Using a Mini Split for an Add-On to Your House

Cooling

Adding on to your Fort Pierce home takes a bit of planning and a lot of decisions. Figuring out how to heat and cool your new area shouldn’t add things to your to-do list. A mini-split system from Nisair Air Conditioning could be an affordable way to keep your new area comfy without adding things to your list of decisions or your budget.

A mini-split system is made of two main parts: a blower unit installed inside the room on an exterior wall and a condensing unit that is housed on the ground outside, similar to the setup for a standard central air conditioner. The difference is that it doesn’t have to have ductwork to get the mission accomplished!

Mini-split systems are small and leave you a lot of options for zoning—models can heat and cool up to four different zones, all with their own thermostats. This provides you the money-saving flexibility to heat or cool only the rooms that you’ll be utilizing, so you won’t waste energy.

Undoubtedly you’ll be tired of construction in your home once your project is done. The good news is that installing a mini-split system is minimally invasive. The connection between the outdoor and indoor units typically needs about a three-inch hole through a wall. This is good news in terms of not needing more construction and in terms of safety—through-the-wall or window AC units both offer an opening for intruders. A mini-split system doesn’t jeopardize your home’s safety like that. They also permit you to have flexibility in how your room is arranged because compact indoor air handlers can be added on a wall or from the ceiling, or even flush-mounted into a drop ceiling.

When you’re looking for the best way to heat and cool an addition to your home, call Nisair Air Conditioning at 772-318-4252 and we’ll help you sort through all your options. 

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