Keeping your home in Asheboro, North Carolina, comfortable is important regardless of the season. The two most popular climate control methods are ductless mini-splits and central air. These systems each have strengths and weaknesses that affect how useful they’ll be for your home. Here’s a short guide to these two climate control methods to help you decide which will work best for you.
Central Climate Control
Central climate control is what most people think of when they hear the term "air conditioning." These systems are powered by an exterior unit that alters air temperature and delivers that temperature-controlled air throughout your home via a system of ducts and vents. Filters work to pull out any debris or unwanted pollutants from the air. These systems also control the humidity level in your home.
Central climate control systems are controlled by one or more thermostats that regulate the temperature. There are a number of different thermostats that you can connect to climate control units, ranging from a basic manual unit to more advanced smart technologies. Thermostats can help you control your home energy expenditure while also keeping your home as comfortable as you like.
Ductless mini-splits are a newer climate control system that allows homeowners additional flexibility over their home’s temperature. You can mount these units in individual rooms for control over that space’s climate. Each unit consists of an exterior air supply and an indoor dispersion fan. These work together to cool or heat outdoor air and distribute it to each room in the house.
Like central systems, you can use ductless mini-splits to create zones within the house. But they offer more flexibility than complex central zoning systems. They work best for homes that don’t have pre-existing ductwork, like historic homes. They also work well in houses that have recently had rooms added that are difficult to connect to the pre-existing duct system.
Are you ready to change your current climate control system? Give the experts at Charlie’s Heating and Cooling a call at (336) 629-5453 to schedule an appointment today.
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