Monthly Archives: November 2019
Please research the appropriate unit size for your area before purchasing. Above's suggestion of square footage is based on ideal situations where minimal heat is transferred. If the area contains many electrical appliances, windows, or non-insulated areas, your sizing may need to increase above the recommended square footage. Please ask an expert technician for ideal size before purchasing.
This blog has motivated you to invest in a mini-split system, but upon further research, you discovered there were way more brands out there than you initially thought. You want to ensure you get the best bang for your buck, so which of these brands should you gravitate towards?
Most people shopping for a mini-split system will consider the following brands:
- Innovair (our preferred pick)
Keep reading to learn more about all these great mini-split brands, including some products from each that you might consider for your own home.
The Best Mini-Split Brands
LG is a Korean-based
You’ve might have heard that ductless mini-split systems use less energy compared to more traditional heating and cooling methods. This fact also may be what has inspired you to consider getting a mini-split or two installed in your home.
You don’t just want to hear blanket terms like lower energy use, though. The proof is in the pudding, and you want to see numbers. How much energy will a mini-split use?
The answer varies depending on a couple of factors, including the mini-split model, its heating or cooling load, the outdoor temperature, and how many mini-splits you have. That may sound a bit confusing, but we’ll explain everything ahead, so keep reading. We even have a few real-world examples for you.
Okay, so let’s say your home has a single ductless mini-split that consumes power at a rate of 9 kilo-British thermal units or kBTUs. A single kilowatt hour or kWh is the equivalent of 3.142 kBTUs. You can get this nu