Wall Heating & Air Conditioning Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioning Installation’

Should You Go Ductless?

Monday, June 12th, 2023

Back in the 1970s, it became common for newly-constructed homes to be built with a system of ductwork. This made it possible for these new houses to use the central air conditioners that were becoming so popular. But this is no longer the only option for cooling homes. Although many homes do still use these traditional central AC units, there have been some major innovations in the HVAC industry in the last half-century. Ductless systems are one of the options for air conditioning now, and for many people, they’re the perfect choice. Are they right for you?

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I Need a New AC: Is Bigger Better?

Monday, March 25th, 2019

top-view-of-outdoor-ac-unitThe short answer is “no.” Sometimes bigger can be better, but in the case of installing a new air conditioner, this isn’t always the case.

There’s a term in the HVAC industry that’s used to describe the cooling capacity of an air conditioner, which is what we look at when determining what size system should be installed in a home. This term is called tonnage.

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