How Does A Ductless Mini-Split System Work?

March 17, 2021
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Ductless mini-split systems cool or heat air without using ducts. They are energy-efficient units that can significantly reduce energy bills and improve a building’s comfort because they don’t lose energy through ducts. Also, ductless mini-split units offer flexibility for larger homes by allowing you to heat or cool only rooms in use. You can consider a ductless mini-split system for add-ons and renovations because it’s an ideal heating and cooling system. However, before installing the system in your home, it’s wise to understand how it works. The system has three primary components that work together.

The Evaporator Unit

The blower, or evaporator unit, of a ductless mini-split system, is the indoor component that sits on the wall of the space. It is thin and about 3 inches long. A blower’s primary role is to suck in warm air from that space in your home, absorb the moisture and heat from the air, and blow cold air back into the house. When the evaporator blows cold air into the house, it simultaneously sends all the moisture and heat it collects outdoors through the conduit.

The Conduit

The conduit connects the indoor air unit to the external component of the ductless mini-split system. The thin, long cable houses the power cable, condensate drain, and refrigerant tubing. The conduit feeds electrical power to the outdoor and indoor components. It’s also the pathway for moisture and heat from inside the room.

The Condenser

The condenser is the external component of a ductless mini-split unit. It’s designed to receive the heat from the room and pass it to the outdoor air. The condenser sucks indoor air that contains heat and moisture.

You can contact us to learn more about ductless mini-split systems and how they can improve energy efficiency in your home. We also specialize in gas furnace services, residential services, indoor air quality testing and improvement, central AC services. If you want to install a ductless mini-split system in your building, look no further than My Guys Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning. For assistance with your HVAC or other home energy needs in Conroe, Texas, call us today.

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