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  1. How to Finance your Mini Split (Affirm)

    How to Finance your Mini Split (Affirm)

    Although ductless mini splits are a more affordable heating and cooling option compared to traditional HVAC, you may still have to set aside some room in your budget to afford a mini split system.

    Fortunately, when you buy your ductless mini split through our team at PowerSave AC, you can get financing through Affirm.

    If this is the first time you’ll use Affirm, then read on. We’ll explain everything you need to know ahead.

    What Is Affirm?

    Affirm is a credit provider and financing service that allows you to buy more expensive services and items now and then pay for them later. You can

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  2. Does a Mini Split Have to Be on an Exterior Wall?

    Does a Mini Split Have to Be on an Exterior Wall?

    Your home is a sweatbox. Before you go through one more hot summer day, you’d like to invest in a different air conditioning solution. That brings you to a ductless mini split system, which is appealing for a multitude of reasons. You’ve heard that mini splits can be very energy efficient, which could save you money on your monthly bills.

    The problem is, you’re not sure where you’d put your mini split. Does it have to go on the exterior wall, or are your interior walls an option as well? Allow us to explain ahead!

    Ductless mini split systems are not exclusively outdoors, nor are they exclusively indoors, either. As part of a system, the compressor of the mini split goes outside. The compressor, sometimes also referred to as the condenser, may sit in your backyard or side yard. Through several wires, including the electric line, the refrigerant line, and the drain line, the compressor connects to the indoor part of the

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  3. Mini Split Delivery Time Estimates

    Mini Split Delivery Time Estimates

    After much researching and deliberating, you’ve decided that a ductless mini split system is the best option for adequately warming and cooling your home or office. You want to go through PowerSave AC for ordering your mini splits, but you have some questions about what the checkout process looks like and what the mini split delivery time estimates are.

    Allow us to address these concerns in today’s post.

    Once you’ve chosen the mini split cooling and heating solution for you, checking out on PowerSave AC’s website is easy. You can find your cart on the top right corner of our website, and it’s represented by a black shopping cart icon. The number of items in your cart will be shown to the right of that i

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  4. Does a Higher SEER Cool Better?

    Does a Higher SEER Cool Better?

    On those hot days that are so frequent lately, more often than not, you’re pumping your air conditioner a lot. If you’ve been meaning to replace your AC for quite some time, there’s nothing like the summertime heat to remind you.

    You’ve begun digging around and exploring your cooling options. As you do, you keep seeing one term over and over, SEER. What is SEER? Does having a higher SEER mean your cooling solution is more effective?

    An Overview of SEER

    Let’s answer your first question, what is SEER? SEER is an acronym that’s short for seasonal energy efficiency ratio. The SEER determines how efficient your air conditioner or cooling solution is under the Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute. In Europe, SEER is referred to as ESEER, with the E in front standing for European.

    To determine the SEER of your current air conditioner, you need to know its SEER rating. You can do this through a simple calculation.

    Step 1:

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  5. Can You Install a Mini Split Yourself?

    Can You Install a Mini Split Yourself?

    You know you want a ductless mini split system this summer, and the sooner, the better. That has you wondering, would it be a good idea to install a ductless mini split yourself? Is it even possible? If so, how would you do it?

    While you can install a ductless mini split with some knowhow and dedication, many experts agree it’s far from easy. If this will be your first project of the sort, then we recommend you leave it to the dedicated and trained pros to take care of installation.

    If you insist on going forward with the installation yourself, you’ll need these tools:

    • Power drill
    • Hand saw
    • Hammer
    • Chisel
    • Adjustable wrench
    • Torque wrench
    • Electrical tape
    • Philip head screwdriver
    • Ductless mini splits
    • Wood screws
    • Level
    • Drywall and hollow anchors

    First thing’s first, and that’s selecting your mini split. Once you do that, you need to get

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