How-To's & Guides

Sizing Guide for a Mini Split Air Conditioner

To size your mini split air conditioner, the most important thing you need to know is the square footage of the room you’re looking to cool and/or heat. Each indoor unit will be capable of providing a set number of BTU’s of cooling and heating power. In order to size your mini split correctly, you [...]

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What is an Air Source Heat Pump?

You’ve probably come across rebates and state programs for discounts on air-to-air heat pumps? But what exactly is an air-to-air heat pump? It’s relatively simple, and the way an air to air heat pump works is by extracting heat from the outside air and transferring the heat to the inside air. They are actually the [...]

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Using a Mini Split AC for an Indoor Grow Room

For anyone considering a hydroponic setup or indoor grow room, controlling the temperature is important to any grower. Grow lights tend to make the room hot, and subsequently it can affect your crop or their yields. So how do you get all that hot air out of the room? Usually you will want to have some [...]

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5 Best Mini Split Air Conditioners for Your Money

If you are in the market for a mini split air conditioner or ductless heat pump, you may be up in arms over which brand you should go with. We’ve taken a look at some of the best selling mini split brands, and listed the top 5 mini split air conditioners on the market. Remember, [...]

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How Much Does A Mini Split System Actually Cost?

Turns out your planning to buy an air conditioner for your home this summer, but you’re trying to get a grasp of what the actual cost is. We’ve taken a look at various installations and various mini split systems, and here is the break down on what a mini split air conditioning system actually costs.If [...]

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A Mini Split is Perfect for an RV or Tiny Home

If you have a recreational vehicle (RV) or a tiny home, you’ve probably weighed out a number of options including, window, portable, and roof top air conditioners. But, a mini split air conditioner or heat pump might be perfect for you! With relatively little install work, a mini split air conditioner can easily be fitted [...]

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Mini Split Air Conditioner Installation – Finding an Installer

So you’re planning on having a mini split air conditioner installed in your home, but where do you find the contractor? Do you order online or do you buy it locally? These are some questions you need to ask before you make the initial steps forward. Generally ordering online is cheaper, but can you find [...]

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How to Maintain Your Mini Split System

Anyone who makes an investment into their home, wants to know how to maintain it best, to ensure the proper lifespan. We are constantly being asked what are the best ways to maintain my mini split air conditioner? Well the rules for maintenance for a mini split system are relatively simple, and there isn’t really [...]

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What Does the SEER Rating Mean?

So you’re planning on buying an air conditioner, and you keep seeing a SEER Rating listed on the systems you’re looking at. But, what does the SEER Rating actually mean? The SEER Rating or Season Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER) is actually a metric that is used by manufacturers to measure the efficiency and consumption of [...]

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Best WiFi Thermostats for Ductless Air Conditioners

You’ve finally got your mini split installed, but you want your house to be a smart home. Well there are a number of ways that you can make your mini split air conditioner WiFi friendly and controllable from your smart phone. We’ve taken a look at some of the systems that allow you to control [...]

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