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The Key to a Comfortable Summer: Ductless Mini Splits

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Are you having trouble keeping your Pittsburgh home cool this summer? Calfo can help increase your comfort and decrease your energy costs with ductless mini splits! With efficient operation and a simple installation process handled by our expertly trained team—your home will stay cool and comfortable this summer, and for many more years to come.

How Ductless Mini Splits Work

Mini splits are a type of air-source heat pump with both heating and cooling capabilities that does not require connecting to your home’s central ductwork. Working similarly to a traditional air conditioner, an all-electric mini split system moves heat either in or out of your home depending on where it’s needed via a line of refrigerant.

A ductless mini split system consists of an outdoor compressor that circulates the refrigerant and releases or captures heat. Indoor units—or air handlers—are placed in different rooms to distribute conditioned air throughout your home. Each “zone” can be set to a different temperature, offering flexibility and customization for different spaces. Mini splits are commonly used for supplemental heating and cooling in hard to condition areas of a home, but can also be used to replace both a furnace and air conditioner.

Why You Should Upgrade Your AC With Mini Splits

There are several reasons why to choose a ductless mini split system in your home, such as:

Mini Splits Can Heat Your Home Too

Heat pumps move heat rather than using extra energy to create it, and their operation can be reversed in the winter to provide efficient heating as well—even in below freezing temperatures! 

Ductless AC Installation Is Simple

The team at Calfo can install a mini split system with minimal disturbance to your home with the average timeline of 1-5 days depending on the location, size, and difficulty of the installation. 

Mini Splits Are More Efficient

Since a heat pump doesn’t have to generate the hot or cold air that it blows into your home, it will use significantly less energy compared to both air conditioners and furnaces, saving you on your heating and cooling costs. Most homes with a central duct system lose 20-30% of their energy through leaks and gaps, also making mini splits more efficient than ducted heat pumps.

Ductless Systems Bring More Home Comfort

Since mini splits have units for individual zones, it’s easy for everyone in your household to be comfortable and avoid unnecessary energy costs on conditioning the air in unused rooms. 

Get Expert Ductless Mini Split Installation in Pittsburgh From Calfo

With over 12 years of experience as an HVAC contractor in Pittsburgh, we can help you meet your comfort and energy efficiency needs with a 100% satisfaction guarantee. Calfo team members are available 24/7 to assist with your ductless mini split installation. 

We offer same day service and upfront pricing so you can rest assured that you’re getting top-class HVAC installation, maintenance, and repairs. Calfo can even help make your new ductless mini split system more affordable with our flexible financing options.

Ready to get started? Schedule your in-home consultation today. Call 412-517-6509 or contact us online.