Category Archives for "Mini Split Installation"

Oil to Electric Heat and Cooling with Carrier Ductless

Oil to Electric Heat and Cooling with Carrier Ductless Greg, a homeowner in Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania, recognized the need to upgrade the heating and cooling systems in his rental property. The oil boiler and radiator heating system still provided adequate heat for the home, but persistent cold spots forced the tenants to use space heaters on colder days. Concerned about tenant comfort, safety, and high energy bills, Greg embarked...

Installing A Multi-Zone Mini Split System In Drexel Hill, PA

Installing A Multi-Zone Mini Split System In Drexel Hill, PA In older homes in the Upper Darby Township area, it’s common to find that they use oil as their primary heating solution, with radiators located throughout the home.  While oil provides warm heat, it is getting more and more expensive, and the volatile nature of heating oil prices can put...

Replacing AC With A Heat Pump Improves Home Comfort

Replacing AC With A Heat Pump Makes Your Home More Comfortable We are seeing so many homes and businesses replacing their AC with heat pumps. For decades, air conditioning (AC) has been the staple of indoor comfort, a silent hero assuring us reprieve from sweltering summers. However, as HVAC technology develops and progresses, we've discovered a formidable contender that promises...

Ultimate Guide: How Does A Ductless Mini Split Work?

Ultimate Guide: How Does A Ductless Mini Split Work? If you’ve been in the market for a new HVAC system or keep up with new technology in general, you’ve probably heard a lot about mini splits. And, if you’re not sure how they work, you’re in the right place.  In this article, I'll go through the basics of the mini...

Why Are Ductless Mini Splits Better Than Radiator Heating

Why Mini Splits Beat Radiator Heat Everytime! If you are the proud owner of an older home, you are no doubt enjoying the solid construction and craftsmanship. The hardwood floors, the substantial moldings and hardware all make older construction desirable and worth needing to deal with the lack of recent technological advancements - like a robust HVAC system. Older homes,...

High-Efficiency Upgrades For A Home With Old HVAC

High-Efficiency Upgrades For A Home With Old HVAC Whether you moved into an older home that has an old HVAC system, or you simply have an old HVAC system in the home you are currently living in, an upgrade to a high-efficiency system could be one of the best decisions you make for your home.  A lot of times, homeowners...

What Is The Best Way To Heat A Garage In Radnor, PA?

What Is The Best Way To Heat A Garage In Radnor, PA?  There are plenty of portable options for heating a garage, but they're not always practical. And they may cost a lot to run. A mini split, while expensive upfront, will do the job and barely impact your energy bills in the future. They also provide other benefits.  Whether...

Why Is Upstairs Always Colder Than Downstairs In The Winter?

Have you ever wondered why the bedrooms upstairs in your Main Line home are colder in the winter than downstairs? The factors involved range from fundamental physics to the limitations of conventional heating systems. But the good news is that you can fix the problem. In this article, we’ll go over three common causes for uneven heating in your home —...

Do Mini Splits Run All the Time?

Do Mini Splits Run All The Time? Havertown PA Mini splits run nearly all the time. But, unlike forced-air systems, they don’t use nearly as much energy. That’s because ductless heating and cooling systems use low-power modes that maintain the temperature without clicking on and off all the time. Here at John Cipollone, we sell a lot of ductless systems to homeowners in Havertown, PA, the Main Line, and...

Should I Heat My Basement In The Winter?

Whether or not you have a finished basement, the question of heating or not is still an important choice to make. If you've never added any HVAC service down there, you'd be surprised at the difference it can make. Three Reasons To Heat Your Basement In The Winter Better Comfort Throughout Your Home Increased Energy Efficiency Reduce The Chance Of...

Do Ductless Mini Splits Bring in Fresh Air to My Home in Havertown, PA? 

Do Ductless Mini Splits Bring In Fresh Air To My Home In Havertown, PA?  While ductless mini splits offer quiet, efficient, and comfortable cooling and heating, they don’t bring in fresh air from outside. Like conventional HVAC systems, they circulate the air that’s already inside your home. But, they work a little differently than the setups you’re used to.  We hear questions like these more and more often in 2020. Indoor air quality is...

Do Ductless Mini Splits Dehumidify?

1 Humidity Do Ductless Mini Splits Also Dehumidify My Havertown, PA Home? Ductless mini splits are a significant investment for your Havertown, PA home. That’s especially so if you’re relying on them for heating and cooling. But, when you’re adding up the benefits, don’t leave this one out: They can also dehumidify your home. Now, if you want to get technical, all...

Ductless Mini Splits Vs. Window Air Conditioners

Ductless Mini Splits Vs. Window Air Conditioners in Havertown, PA Ductless Mini Splits Vs. Window Air Conditioners in Havertown, PA If you have an older home in Havertown, the Main Line, or anywhere in DelCo or Montgomery County, you’re probably already dreading the annual window air conditioner ritual. It’s getting them out of storage, cleaning them off, dragging them around the house, and hoisting them into windows. And, for all...

Three Rebates For New Heating & Cooling Equipment [2023]

2 Payment Options Updated January 26, 2023 Homeowners in the Delaware Valley - have NEW ways to save on new energy-efficient heating and cooling systems this year. When you purchase your new energy-efficient HVAC system in 2023 you can now take advantage of newly updated rebates and incentives. The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) of 2022 rewards consumers for making climate-friendly choices when upgrading...

Baseboard Heaters Vs. Ductless Heat in Havertown, PA

2 Baseboard Heaters Vs. Ductless Heat in Havertown, PA Baseboard or Ductless Heat: Which Is Better In Havertown, PA? Towns like Bryn Mawr, Havertown, and Drexel Hill have plenty of old homes that never had ductwork. As a result, we see a lot of radiators and baseboard heaters in houses like these. Today, however, before you update with a new baseboard system, you should consider ductless mini-split heat instead....

Add Heat to Your Finished Basement in Havertown, PA

Add Heat To Your Finished Basement In Havertown, PA What are the Best Ways to Heat a Finished Basement in Havertown, PA? Years ago, all you needed to turn a cellar into a livable space was a drop ceiling and some carpeting. Now, these rooms are much fancier. Instead of rec rooms or play areas for the kids, they’re home theaters and man caves with flat screens, hardwood floors,...

Save Energy And Money When You Zone your Home Cooling System

4 Zone Heating And Cooling Summer is here and your energy bills are going up. With Havertown, PA homeowners looking for ways to bring bills down, zoning your home may be a perfect solution. If you've already been considering improving your air conditioning system, zoning is absolutely something you should look into.  That means moving away from the usual one-thermostat-per-house model. Most homes have one...

How Ductless Systems Dehumidify In The Summer

Humid-Normal Humidity Do ductless air conditioners dehumidify in the summer? A ductless air conditioner will also dehumidify the room. As the air handler on a ductless system draws in warm air from the room, it also captures water vapor. That moisture condenses into a liquid during the heat transfer process. Then, that water drains out of the system. When the air returns...

5 Benefits Of Ductless Air Conditioning And Heating

3 Ductless Mini Split In Green Room You may notice ductless air conditioning systems in a lot of different places around Havertown, PA if you are looking. Restaurants, offices, homes, and many more buildings are using ductless air conditioning and heating to keep their spaces comfortable, and there are a number of reasons why. Ductless isn't totally new, but it is growing in popularity. For some who...