Ductless HVAC System FAQ

A Ductless HVAC System is a great option for many people and for lots of reasons. We’ve answered a few of the questions that customers have been asking us. Our main focus is to make sure you install the system that is best for your situation. we invite you to read all the questions and answers from our Ductless HVAC System FAQ.

What does ductless mean?

A ductless system is a wall, floor or ceiling mounted unit that is installed in a space to be conditioned (heated or cooled) That one unit does all the work, there is no duct work installed like a traditional “split system.”

What is a ductless system?

A Ductless System includes a wall, ceiling or floor mounted unit that heats or cools a designated room or area. That unit is connected to an outdoor unit (compressor) for power and refrigerant for cooling.

How many rooms can I heat or cool with a ductless system?

One outside unit can serve up to four inside wall or ceiling mounted units (heating or cooling “head”). You could condition up to four rooms with one system.  There is no limit to the amount of systems you could install in one home, other than the electrical demand of the unit. As your installer we will make sure there is enough electrical power for it.

How efficient is ductless HVAC?

Ductless heating and cooling systems carry a SEER rating of between 15 and 29. The SEER stands for Seasonal Energy Efficient Ratio. Traditional split systems have SEER ratings of 13 to 17.

Is a ductless HAVC expensive to install?

Compared to a traditional system, a ductless system can be an exceptional value. A ductless system can often save a homeowner thousands of dollars on equipment and installation. The main reason for this savings is often a traditional system also requires the installation or up sizing of the duct work.

Is a ductless systems hard to install?

A ductless system is not hard to install. They do have to be sized correctly and properly installed. There are considerations that require an in-home visit by one of our consultants to determine if the room or
space in question would qualify as a candidate for a ductless system.

How long does it take to install ductless system?

Most one and two head installations can be installed in six to eight hours; one day.

What kind of maintenance is required for a ductless system?

Annual maintenance is required to maintain the manufacturers warranty. Maintenance would include
making sure condensation lines are cleared, cleaning the indoor filter and coil and adjusting for efficiency levels. The outside unit should be clean and clear of debris.

How long has C.M. Mose installed ductless systems?

C.M. Mose and Son has been installing ductless systems for more than 15 years. If your question has not been answered here, call our office at (816) 781-4707 and we’ll make sure you get the answers you need to make the best decision for you.