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Can I Install a Heat Pump as a Ductless System?

Ductless cooling has become a popular option with many homeowners, but now that we are headed toward the cooler months, our technicians have started getting this question: can you use a ductless system to heat, too? The answer is yes. With the installation of a heat pump in Brazoria, TX, your ductless system can both heat and cool. Heat pumps can be complicated, so it’s important to have trained professionals install your heat pump. The NATE-certified technicians at Switzerland Air have all the training and experience necessary to correctly and efficiently install your heat pump, so call us today.

How Does a Heat Pump Offer Heating?

The key to a heat pump offering both heating and cooling is a specific component called a reversing valve. The reversing valve can change the direction of how the refrigerant in the system flows, resulting in heating and cooling modes. Making the switch is easy: just activate the mode on your home’s thermostat; the reversing valve does the rest.

What Are the Benefits of Ductless Heating?

Here are some of the benefits of choosing a ductless heating system:

  • Customized comfort – each indoor blower in a ductless system operates individually, allowing for zone controlled heating. This can help increase your comfort levels throughout your home.
  • Increased energy efficiency – there are two ways a ductless heating system can help with energy efficiency: first, by utilizing a heat pump, you will use only a small amount of electricity for fuel, and second, because the indoor blowers allow you to use only the amount of heating you need. Both can help you reduce energy usage.
  • Easy expansion – because there is no need for ductwork, a ductless system can be easily expanded. A single outdoor unit supports up to 4 indoor blowers, so as long as you have the right amount of support, you can add an indoor blower very easily.

With a ductless mini split heat pump installation in Brazoria, TX, your ductless system can offer you comfort all year long. Call Switzerland Air today and schedule an appointment with one of our installation experts.

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