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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.


  1. What Kind of Maintenance Does a Ductless Mini-Split Require?

    What Kind of Maintenance Does a Ductless Mini-Split Require?

    A ductless mini-split HVAC system has several benefits, especially compared to using a central air and heating system. Mini-splits often run more quietly than a central system, and they can even lessen that pesky carbon footprint with their greater energy efficiency. They’re also more affordable, and did we mention cleaning your ductless mini-split system won’t be nearly as difficult?

    Cleaning is just one type of maintenance work you or a hired professional will have to put into your ductless mini-split HVAC system. Here is some other maintenance you must get into the habit of either scheduling or doing yourself.

    Disclaimer: Before you get started, you always want to power down your ductless mini-split system (this means switching the breakers for the unit off as well). Then, wait for an hour. During this time, the components in the system will return to a cooler temperature so you can handle them safely. Make sure the outdoor unit circuit swi

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  2. How to Install a Ductless Mini Split

    Please Note: This is a simple overview of the process, for a more detailed guide please refer to the Innovair Installation Manual.

    Thousands of homeowners each year decide that they are up for the challenge of installing their own air conditioning systems and when it comes to ductless mini split systems the installation is straightforward and simple.  The one part of this process we do not advise you to do yourself is the electric wiring as it can be extremely dangerous if not done properly, for this portion a licensed electrician is required.  So if you’re ready to embrace the DIY and install your ductless mini split system yourself, here’s a step-by-step guide on the process:

    Tools needed:

    • Hammer
    • Electric Drill
    • Hole Saw Attachment
    • Allen Wrench Set
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  3. What Size Ductless Mini Split Do You Need?

    The question of what size unit is needed for a certain application is one of the most common questions we receive here at PowerSave AC.  The truth is that although it may seem a bit complex, choosing the right size unit can be a very simple and straightforward process.  We have simplified this process even further by creating a custom “What System Do You Need” finder right on our website!  Using this finder you simply enter the amount of zones, the total application area, and the function needed of the unit and our system does the rest to find exactly what you’re looking for.  Click here to see how our finder works in real time:

     

    Now even with this simplified finder there are still some questions that may come up in choosing the right size system for you so let’s go through some of the criteria to make sure you’re picking the perfect system:

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  4. What is a Ductless Mini Split System?

    Traditional central air conditioning systems

    When most people think about a central air conditioning system they picture the standard large outdoor unit, powering an indoor unit which is connected to a wall thermostat that can be changed by moving it to the desired temperature.  These classic central air conditioning systems function by forcing hot or cool air through a series of “ducts” which are built into the home or office, usually by descending the roof by about 1 foot in height (but also can be placed underneath the floor in the US) , and subsequently pushing this air through vents.  Here’s a picture of these air conditioning ducts used by these traditional systems:

    As you can see these very large systems of ductwork are the basis of these systems.  This type of central air conditioning system is widely used across all of North America is most likely the t

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