Cooling Your Home Without Ductwork

Ductless mini-splits: efficient, long-term A/C wherever you need it.

ductless ac Union County, NJ How have you been cooling your home in Union or Morris County over the last few summers? At Dixon Energy, we speak to quite a few people at this time of year who mistakenly believe that they are stuck using loud, cumbersome, ineffective window air conditioning units just because their homes don’t have ductwork.

This is especially true of older houses in Northern New Jersey that use boiler systems for heat in the winter. But when the outdoor temperatures warm up, you can enjoy a more efficient cooling option with a ductless mini-split system.

How Ductless Mini-Splits Work

Ductless mini-splits transfer heat between the inside and outside of your home. They are composed of an outdoor compressor/condenser unit and several sleek, compact indoor air handlers. Your indoor and outdoor equipment are connected via thin refrigerant lines that run through your exterior walls.

To cool your home, your air handlers draw in warm air from your home. The refrigerant absorbs the heat from this air, transfers it to your outdoor unit and expels it outside. Cooled air then returns to your home.

Ductless mini-split systems have some considerable benefits over both window A/C units and central air systems.

Energy Efficient Home Cooling

Ductless mini-splits are energy efficient for several reasons.

Firstly, they provide “zoned cooling.” Each indoor air handler works independently, so you are able to cool individual zones to different temperatures and save energy in the process.

Additionally, you don’t experience duct losses with mini-split systems. The U.S. Department of Energy has found that losing air through leaky ducts can account for over 30% of energy consumption from central A/C systems.

Improved Indoor Environment

You can improve your overall quality of life with a ductless mini-split system. Here are some reasons why:

Easy Installation and Long Service Life

The installation process for a ductless mini-split system typically only involves basic drilling to run refrigerant lines and mount equipment. The Dixon Energy team can generally finish a full-home mini-split installation in less than a day.

Plus, ductless mini-splits can last for over 20 years with proper maintenance, much longer than the average central A/C system or window unit.

Interested in ductless A/C? Come to Dixon Energy!

We perform more ductless mini-split installations than just about any energy company in Union County, NJ, and the surrounding counties of Morris, Somerset, and southern Sussex. Make this the first summer where you don’t need to lug your window A/C boxes out of storage and into place — and slash your energy bills in the process. At Dixon Energy, we proudly install and service top-of-the-line cooling systems from Fujitsu, and we also offer great financing through the National Energy Improvement Fund (NEIF).

Please request an appointment with our friendly HVAC experts to get started exploring your ductless mini-split options.