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Go Ductless to Save Money and The Environment

Whether you own a large warehouse or a small home, you know that choosing energy-efficient heating and cooling solutions can help you cut down on utility bills while protecting the environment. Choosing a new, ductless heating and cooling system is one of the best ways to boost the energy efficiency of your home or business. Your local Mitsubishi Electric contractor will be happy to walk you through your ductless options and install a new HVAC system in your space.

Enjoy Life in A Green Home

Living in a green space is about more than just cutting down on energy costs. It's also about creating a healthier environment for your family or employees. When you choose Mitsubishi Electric Heating and Cooling solutions, you can rest assured that your equipment uses only eco-friendly chemicals and materials. Choosing green appliance solutions is a great way to ensure your family's safety and comfort while doing your part to preserve our precious environment.

Making The Most of Mitsubishi Ductless Electric Air Conditioners

In recent years, many home and business owners have switched from traditional, central heat and air systems to newer, ductless systems. Instead of relying on ductwork to carry treated air throughout a building, ductless systems rely on individual air handlers that are connected to one or more outdoor units via a refrigerant line. Ductless systems allow for flexible control of indoor temperatures and can be installed without any major, structural modifications.

Understanding Your Equipment Options

Before you can have a ductless system installed in your home or business, you'll need to carefully consider the type of outdoor unit that you will use. Evaluate your own heating and cooling needs. If your building currently has an HVAC system, list what you do and don't like about that system. You should also think about the climate where you live and how frequently you will need to use your heating and cooling system.

Several different outdoor unit types can be used with ductless systems. Keep in mind that some units may be a better fit for your geographic region than others. When you go ductless, you'll be able to choose from the following:

  • Air conditioners.
  • Heat pumps.
  • Furnaces and boilers.

Why Should You Go Ductless?

Making the switch to a Mitsubishi Electric ductless air conditioner is a big decision. You'll need to carefully weigh your options and determine if a ductless system is best for you before going ahead with installation. Remember that ductless systems offer all of the following:

  • Extremely quiet operation so that you're never irritated by your air conditioner or heater.
  • High efficiency ratings so that you can control energy costs and cut down on utility bills.
  • Quick, simple installation with no need for significant structural modifications.
  • Unit filters capture pollen, dust and odor, improving air quality inside your home.

Increasing Energy Efficiency at Home

Going ductless is one of the best ways to create an energy-efficient, green home. However, you'll need to carefully evaluate several more factors before making a final purchasing decision. Remember that taking your time to choose the right unit now will ensure your comfort in the future. Ask for professional assistance if you are having difficulty choosing the right system for your space.

Sizing Your Heat Pump, Air Conditioner or Heater

Choosing a unit of the right size is absolutely essential. If you choose an air conditioner that is too big for your space, you'll be cold even when the unit is operating on the lowest setting possible. If you choose an air conditioner that is too small for your space, you'll be left sweating even when the unit is running on high. To choose a unit that is the right size for your space, calculate the total square footage of the area that you need to cool.

After you have calculated the square footage of the area that you need to cool, consult a chart that shows how many British Thermal Units (BTUs) are needed in order to cool your space. All air conditioners and heaters are described according to their BTUs. You'll be able to find this information by looking on unit descriptions or packaging. If you are having problems calculating the square footage of your space, ask your HVAC contractor to complete load calculations. This is particularly important if your ceilings are more than eight feet high.

Understanding EnergyStar and Efficiency Ratings

Efficiency ratings are used to help consumers choose appliances that will provide efficient, energy-saving service in a home or business setting. As you shop, pay attention to the following efficiency ratings:

  • EnergyStar ratings are used to help consumers identify appliances that provide for excellent efficiency. Look on the EnergyStar label for information about the average yearly running cost of the unit you are considering.
  • SEER (seasonal energy efficiency ratio) ratings are used to describe the cooling efficiency of HVAC devices. Shoppers should look for units that have received a rating of 13 or higher.
  • HSPF (heating seasonal performance factor) ratings are used to describe the heating efficiency of heat pumps. Shoppers should look for units that have received a rating of 8.6 or higher.

Working with Mitsubishi Electric Ductless Specialists

As your Mitsubishi Electric contractors, we understand that you want to enjoy total comfort in your home or business while cutting down on electricity bills. We're here to help you find the Mitsubishi Electric ductless air conditioner that meets your needs. Use our MitsubishiComfortDealers.com tools today to find a qualified contractor in your area.

 

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