Split System Air Conditioning
Split air conditioning systems are, as their name implies, split into two or more units. In the typical setup, one component is inside the building, and one is outside.
Split air conditioning systems have their compressor outside, on the ground or on brackets hung onto the wall. Some models come with multiple indoor units that use a single compressor.
Split air conditioning systems have many advantages that make them worth considering when you’re shopping for air conditioning:
- Easy installation Since there is no duct work to install, the units are easy to set up. The indoor unit can be up to 30 metres away from the outdoor condenser, which can even be positioned on a flat section of roof if available.
- Easy maintenance Split air conditioning systems are easy to maintain. They have washable filters and require only routine cleaning periodically. Outdoor units are designed for easy access for maintenance and repair.
- Quiet operation The indoor units of these systems are typically quiet enough for libraries, classrooms, boardrooms, and bedrooms.
- Heating capability Most split air conditioning units provide “climate control” with additional heating as well.
- Cost effectiveness Split air conditioning systems work well in situations where rooms only need to be cooled at certain times, for example, living rooms during the day and bedrooms at night. You save energy, since smaller fan motors are used and individual units run at different times.
- Simple control Most units come with a remote control, as well as a wall mounted thermostat, and temperature control is easy and convenient.
- Attractive design Instead of a big, clunky window unit you have air conditioning units that blend well into indoor decor.