Three Uses For Ductless AC Systems In Your Home Renovation Projects

Posted on: 29 July 2015

If you are doing home renovations, sometimes adding AC can be challenging. If you want to add AC to more areas of your home, this can often mean that you have to upgrade an existing system and do expensive remodeling. Ductless AC systems can be a great solution to add more air conditioning to your home. Here are some different ways that you can use ductless AC in your home renovation projects:    

1. Adding AC To Homes With Radiant Heating Systems

Many homes with radiant heating do not have AC in them. If you want to add AC to a home with radiant heating, ductless systems are a great choice. With ductless AC, you will not have to work around pipe installation to install ductwork. The ductless systems can be installed quickly and easily to minimize the amount of work that needs to be done to add AC to your home.

2. Using Ductless AC Systems In Home Additions

If you have a home addition that you want to add AC to, adding ductwork may not be possible. As an alternative to upgrading your existing air conditioner, you can use a ductless HVAC system. This can be done to renovations where you have added space to a kitchen or living room. If you have a type of sunroom or outdoor enclosure that does not get cooling, you may want to consider adding a small ductless system to this area. It is an affordable way to add air conditioning to areas of your home where a conventional ducted system cannot reach. 

3. Installing Ductless Systems To Add AC To A Basement

If you finish your basement, it can add a lot of value to your home. Often, basements will stay cool because the soil materials against the foundation walls. With windows in a basement that get a lot of sunlight, there may be some areas that get really warm. A ductless AC system can be a great way to add air conditioning to areas of your basement that need cooling. This can be installed in central entertaining areas that need to have cooling and help to keep your basement cool with expanding an existing AC system. It will also give you a system that is separate from other cooling in your home to only use when you need it and reduce energy costs.

These are some of the different ways that you can use ductless AC in your home renovation projects. If you want to add more air conditioning to your home with ductless AC, contact an HVAC contractor (such as one from Penny Plumbing Heating and Air Conditioning) and talk with them about your cooling needs.    

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