Ductless Mini-Splits Gaining Popularity

HVAC contractors across the country have found that ductless mini-split heating and cooling systems are gaining popularity amongst homeowners. As homeowners gain awareness of this HVAC technology and its applications, they’re turning to these unique systems to tackle home comfort challenges.

Ductless Mini-Split HVAC System Applications

Some of the applications that HVAC contractors are putting ductless mini-split HVAC systems to use include:

  • Tough-to-condition bonus rooms added over garages
  • Home additions
  • Sunrooms
  • Zoning older homes that lack space for ductwork installation
  • Supplemental heating and cooling in homes with central systems to combat hot and cold spots

Educating Homeowners About Ductless Mini-Split Systems

HVAC professionals throughout the U.S. are reporting a rise in public interest of ductless mini-split technology. With more manufacturers entering the market, this competition is increasing marketing spend, pushing out more information about the technology.

Contractors are working to educate consumers regarding ductless mini-split HVAC systems as well. During home visits, HVAC contractors are posing ductless mini-split technology as a solution to the specific problem the homeowner faces and educating the homeowner on how the system works. Others are marketing ductless mini-split heating and cooling systems via digital marketing, and taking a targeted approach by identifying the types of homes that could benefit from the installation of this technology. Some HVAC companies are shifting focus from traditional ducted heating and cooling systems, adopting ductless mini-split HVAC systems as the primary solution offered to customers.

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