Believe it or not one of the most devastating aspects of any commercial or residential HVAC system isn’t the compressor, condenser, blower motor, or any of the other moving parts; it’s the thing that does supposedly nothing – the duct system. Duct systems not only carry allergens, dander, and debris to every room in the
When traditional ductwork is not an ideal choice for your home or business, Connecticut Retrofit can install a ductless mini split instead. The advantages of a ductless system include an inexpensive installation and less operational costs when compared to traditional ducted systems, as well as simpler maintenance. Because a ductless mini split is easy to maintain,
Are you looking for a quiet, efficient heating and air conditioning solution for your home, that can severely reduce your energy costs and quickly pay for itself? Then you'll want to consider a ductless mini-split system from Connecticut Retrofit. Ductless is a flexible and energy saving alternative to traditional air conditioning systems, window units and oil heat.
A mini-split air conditioning system, also called a ductless mini split system, is a smart alternative for uncomfortable homes where traditional cooling and heating systems aren’t getting the job done. Traditional approaches to cooling and heating include use of air conditioners, ducted air-based central cooling and heating, hydronic radiators (water-based heating) or electric space heaters.
So, you’re looking to cool a room (or two...or three) in your Connecticut or Rhode Island home, but you don’t want to mess with installing extra ductwork to cool them. Or maybe your home does not have ductwork at all. You've heard of ductless mini-split air conditioners. They sound interesting, but you have lots of questions. You’re
MAXIMIZE YOUR COMFORTThere are many ways to configure this modern and versatile system for all your comfort needs. Highly efficient and effective, a ductless system is the ideal primary heating and cooling solution for your home or business in Connecticut. FIX THAT PROBLEM ROOM OR ADDITION THAT NEVER SEEMS
First off, an AC and a heat pump are pretty much the same thing. Their only difference is that heat pumps can provide heating while air conditioners can’t. Because AC’s can’t provide heating, you must use resistance heaters in the winter. So when given the option between an AC paired with resistance heaters or heat
At Connecticut Retrofit, we are true believers in the efficiency of ductless mini-split air conditioning systems. With air conditioning as one of the fastest growing markets within the HVAC industry in the United States, and the mini-split market growing by 221 percent over the last seven years, there must be some basis for this phenomenal
A ductless mini-split air conditioner works like a regular central air conditioner but without the ducts. How’s that possible? The indoor unit blows warm air from your home over cold evaporator coils. The refrigerant running through these coils absorbs the heat from the air and brings it to... The outside unit is where the
If you live in an older home with boiler heating and no ductwork, you may be under the impression that air conditioning is not feasible. This is one occasion where you should be happy to learn that you're wrong! You actually have several alternatives to consider. One alternative is a mini split system. These systems operate without