One of the most common problems we see with Split level homes like this one in Burlington, MA is that they don't have balanced temperatures throughout the house. Split level homes like this one and others in the area can be especially challenging to heat and cool. One room is too cold while another is too hot, and the air doesn't always seem to circulate well to distributed heat and cooling evenly. There is no way to come to some sort of happy medium. As a result, the only way to make the cold rooms warm is to crank up the heat, causing other rooms to become too hot and it's costly to raise the temperature in all rooms, when you only need a touch of warmth in a particular area. That was the situation for this couple, despite the fact they were already using radiant floor heating. 

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Problem: This split-level home just couldn't keep a heating and cooling balance to keep all the rooms in the home comfortable.
 
Solution: Installed a Mitsubishi Hyper Heat Ductless Unit to supplement the radiant floor heating system in the family room, to add heating and cooling available at the touch of a button.
 

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The problem this family was having was heating and cooling all levels of their split level home. The radiant floor heating system they were using to heat the family room was great, but it didn't provide any cooling options in summer, and the homeowners still felt cold in winter, even though their feet were toasty warm with the floor heating.

Our Solution: By adding a Mitsubishi ductless system, we were able to create a great zone of comfort for them in their family room, available all with the touch of a button on the remote control. This couple can now be ensured comfort 365 days a year.

While the radiant floor heating did a good job in the Winter, it didn't provide any cooling at all, and by adding a ductless system, the homeowners will get all the cooling and additional heating they need. Due to the efficiency of the HyperHeat system, the homeowners will also enjoy cost savings year-round. There was no need to replace their current system at all- the ductless will work in conjunction with the current system to provide enhanced comfort, every day of the year.

Ductless mini split installation Boston areaA wall mounted unit is added into the room,as you can see from the picture on the right. The unit sits near the ceiling, out of the way, and will provide cooling this Spring and Summer, and supplemental heat during the Winter, easily adjusted from a convenient remote control. This allows the homeowners to quickly and easily adjust the temperature to their comfort level, without having to wait for the temperature to gradually adjust over time for the whole house! 

This family was also able to save money with a rebate of $1,125! Because this is energy efficient technology, rebates are available for these systems since they are helping out the environment. Additionally, the warranties on the systems has recently been extended to twelve years, giving homeowners peace of mind as well as increased comfort in their homes.

There are still rebates available, so if you are interested in this type of energy efficient equipment, be sure to ask your comfort specialist about what sort of rebates would apply. 

To recap the key points of this particular home and our solution:

  • The home owners now have a comfortable, quiet solution to heat and cool their family room in their split level home.
  • The energy bills will go down because of the energy efficient technology.
  • No removal or replacement of equipment was necessary.
  • $1,125 rebate was available to our home owners to help reduce initial costs, along with the money they will save due to smaller energy bills. 

 A Great Investment

This kind of installation is going to help this family with a few things. They are still using their current system to heat, so this ductless install will only supplement their current system to make the house completely comfortable, with supplemental heating and cooling. No removal of an old system necessary.

This technology will also help save money on energy bills, being that it is an energy efficient solution. The homeowner was also eligible for a $1,125 rebate! 

The warranty on all qualifying systems installed after April 1, 2015 has recently been extended to 12 years! Click here to see the details.