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Window AC Units or Ductless AC Systems

ai_300x195_AC_windowunitWhich one is the ideal solution for you?

If you live in a home that cannot handle ductwork, or a rental property, then when it comes to home cooling systems you have two options to choose from:

  • Ductless AC systems
  • Window AC units


But which one is the best solution for you?

Beyond the obvious of one requiring window installation, there are many other important facts that you should know before making the choice between ductless systems and window units. Use our quick guide to help you make the best decision for your particular home cooling needs.

Window AC units – what you need to know:

  • Less expensive than ductless AC systems.
  • Lower natural light in your home as they occupy a window.
  • Reduce curb appeal from the outside and are unsightly inside a home.
  • Easy to install.
  • Much noisier than other AC solutions.
  • Placed in an open window means more concern about home security and break ins.


Ductless AC systems – what you need to know:

  • More expensive than window units but long-term energy savings offset initial costs.
  • Must be installed by qualified AC technicians.
  • Can cool multiple rooms with options to cool even more.
  • More pleasing to the eye inside and outside the home.
  • Easy to use remote control functionality.
  • Much quieter than window AC units.
  • Because they’re not installed in a window, home security isn’t a concern.


If this quick guide has help you choose a ductless AC system for your home, you can rely on us for special offers for the latest, energy-efficient systems, expert installation and emergency repairs, service plans and more, all backed by local, 24/7 support.

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