mini splits

Southern Florida’s tropical climate provides a number of design considerations that HVAC professionals north of the Mason-Dixon Line aren’t often confronted with. Not the least of these, reducing humidity within mechanical and conditioned living spaces is critical to ensure indoor air quality. Even under normal operating conditions, preventing condensation and mold accumulation on ductwork and Read more

Carrier has announced the next generation of #2023Ready 40MBAB heat pump air handler. Available in sizes 18K through 60K, these new systems feature improved performance and serviceability enhancements. As part of this launch, Carrier is also pleased to introduce a new 38MARBQ outdoor unit, and a new 38MBRCQ light commercial outdoor lineup with three units Read more

As Energy Star requirements become more prevalent in affordable housing construction, everyone benefits. The challenge is raising efficiency levels without significantly increasing the cost of construction. This is especially true in a climate prone to extremes. In northern Iowa, winters are brutal and spring fades quickly to hot, humid summer. 10th Street Townhomes is a Read more

Fujitsu has introduced a new Wi-Fi solution for its Halcyon line. This Wi-Fi tool allows installers to operate a Fujitsu Halcyon mini split system from anywhere with a smartphone, laptop or tablet. Mini-splits are controlled from a webpage or by using an iOS or Android App.  A cloud server manages the entire process. Homeowners/users receive Read more

Ductless mini-split systems are among the best technologies for retrofit applications – whether for additions, whole-home cooling or to improve interior comfort for spaces lacking sufficient HVAC.  Rapidly increasing energy costs are another very forceful influence in the push for ductless technology.  These systems today offer efficiencies up to 33 SEER, a rather amazing leap Read more