Installing and Maintaining an HVAC System

Installing and Maintaining an HVAC System

4 Benefits of Split System Installation

Aaron Kennedy

When you are considering installing an air conditioning system, it is important to decide which type of air con is most suitable. You can choose between ducted systems, split systems or evaporative cooling systems. Each type of system has its own advantages and drawbacks. For many people, a split system is the most suitable. Here are a few reasons to consider this type of system.

1. Split System Installation Is Easy

Compared to the installation of a ducted system, split system installation is easy. Contractors can quickly install the outside unit which cools the air and connect it to one or more internal units. There is no need to install ducts to carry the cooled air around the home. Duct installation is the part of air conditioning installation that usually takes the most time and causes the most disruption, which means that split system installation can be a much faster and easier option.

2. Split System Installation Costs Can Be Low

Many people warn against split system installation because the cost of purchasing the units can be quite high. However, many of the costs associated with air conditioning installation relate to the installation of ducts, which is not necessary with split system installation. Talk to a trusted HVAC service provider about the installation costs for split systems versus ducted systems. You might find that split system installation is the less expensive option.

3. Split Systems Allow Zoned Cooling

One of the big advantages of split systems is that they allow you to set different temperatures in different rooms. This useful feature is great if different members of your household have different ideas about how warm a room should be. Zoned cooling allows you to keep certain parts of the home cooler than others, which could correspond to how you use them. For example, you might want a home gym or office to be slightly cooler than a lounge or child's bedroom.

4. Split System Maintenance Is Easy

Compared to a ducted system, split systems are easy to maintain. You simply need to schedule maintenance checks for the units so that a technician can change the filters and check for signs of wear and tear. In contrast, ducted systems can develop tears in the ducts, which can be difficult to access and repair. Split systems are typically very reliable, so it is unlikely that your new system will require frequent repairs.

Contact a local HVAC technician to learn more about split system installation.


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Installing and Maintaining an HVAC System

Hello there, welcome to my blog. My name is Andrew and this blog is going to be about how to install and maintain HVAC systems. When I purchased a new office space in downtown Perth, I didn't have the first idea about HVAC systems. I knew that I would need one, as I couldn't expect my staff to work away in the heat of an Australian summer without any air conditioning. I contacted an HVAC contractor who advised me on the best type of system to install. He also gave me some top tips on how I could keep the HVAC system in good condition.