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Why You Need Ductless AC for Your Health

Ductless AC for Your Health

Whether your family deals with allergies and asthma or you just want to keep the heat at bay, a ductless air conditioner could be a smart investment for your Highland Park, Illinois, home. From improving indoor air quality to keeping you cool, find out how a ductless system can boost your family’s health.

Stay Cool All Summer Long

If you’ve finally checked a major home improvement project off your list, such as finishing the basement, attic, or garage, you deserve a round of applause. But if you’re thinking that you can save money on HVAC costs by just using a few fans or opening the windows for fresh air, hold that thought.

Summers might not often hit the sweltering point in Highland Park, but summer heat can cause all kinds of ailments due to lack of airflow and dehydration. You should never skimp on the air conditioning when your family’s health is at stake. However, you may not need to invest in a major upgrade to your current HVAC system.

Instead, the Ireland Heating & Air Conditioning team often recommends investing in a ductless system, which can be a simpler and more cost-effective solution. These air conditioners are easy to install, so we can have one up and running in just a few hours. Since they can also withstand flexible placement, we can install one just about anywhere you need an extra blast of cool air.

Keep out Pests

You might be wondering how much better a ductless system could be than a portable or window air conditioner. Along with offering superior cooling power, ductless systems also excel at keeping your home secure. When we install one of these systems, we create a small hole in your home’s exterior to accommodate a few feet of conduit. Then we seal it back up, keeping out the elements as well as insects and other critters.

In contrast, portable and window units require you to keep a window open at all times. This can invite pests, hot air, and even security threats into your home. When you want to keep your family healthy and safe, a ductless system is a much smarter choice.

Filter Air Quickly and Efficiently

If your family has seasonal or year-round allergies, you know how important it is to filter the air in your home. After all, dust mites, pollen, mold spores, and a variety of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) can make their way into your home’s air supply, even if you try to keep outdoor pollutants where they belong.

One of the greatest perks of a mini-split system is its ability to filter out these airborne contaminants and improve your home’s air quality. These systems are designed to filter the air automatically and remove excess humidity, helping your family breathe more easily.

Eliminate a Major Source of Allergens

Standard HVAC systems can also filter the air and lower humidity levels in your home, but they have one major downside that ductless systems don’t have. Central air conditioners rely on ductwork to move conditioned air throughout your home, but ducts can harbor mold, mildew, dust, and other allergens. That means they’re often part of the problem instead of a key part of the solution.

In contrast, mini-split systems don’t require ductwork. They keep your home cool without unnecessary parts, which eliminates a major source of allergens and gives you added peace of mind.

Cool as Much or as Little as You Need

Many ductless systems are designed to cool just one room or area of your home, but others can cool a few rooms at once. The Infinity Ductless Multi-Zone Heat Pump can cool up to nine different spaces from just a single outdoor unit, which can keep an entire floor of your home comfortable.

Since each indoor unit comes with its own controls, you can cool as little or as much as you need in each space. That means your family can stay happy and healthy all summer long.

Does a ductless air conditioner sound like the ideal choice for cooling your home? Call Ireland Heating & Air Conditioning Co. today to schedule an appointment or find out more about our cooling systems: 847-388-0108.

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