Wall-Mounted Ductless Air Conditioning: Guide for Homeowners

A wall-mounted AC conveniently cools your home, without the need for ductwork. Wall-mounted ductless air conditioners offer significant advantages over central AC, window AC units, and traditional wall-mounted AC units, and you can even opt to heat your home with these units. 

Wondering if you should add wall-mounted air conditioning to your home? Looking for service for your wall-mounted AC? Then, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve put together this resource to help homeowners buy, install, and maintain wall-mounted AC units. Or contact us to get help now.

What Is a Wall-Mounted Air Conditioner?

Often, when people refer to a wall-mounted AC unit, they mean a window unit put into an exterior wall. In other cases, they may be referring to an AC unit designed to go in the wall such as the units often seen in hotel rooms. However, these are not the only options — you can also get a wall-mounted ductless air conditioner that connects to an outdoor condenser. Here’s what you need to know.

What Is a Wall-Mounted Heat Pump?

Wall-mounted ductless ACs are also called wall-mounted heat pumps or mini splits. You can buy systems that just provide air conditioning, or you can upgrade to supplemental or hyper heat.

Wall-Mounted Air Conditioners (Podcast)

In this podcast, the founder of NETR, Inc explains wall-mounted air conditioners. He outlines the differences between a standard wall-mounted AC and a ductless heat pump AC.

Types of Wall-Mounted Air Conditioners (Video)

In this video, the founder of NETR, Inc looks at several different types of Mitsubishi wall-mounted ductless air conditioners. He explores the base model, and then, he looks at high-efficiency and style-forward designs.

Wall Mounted AC Vs. Wall-Mounted Ductless AC

This post explains the differences between a traditional wall-mounted AC unit and a wall-mounted ductless air conditioner. A wall-mounted ductless unit is more expensive, but it’s also much more efficient and effective.

Should You Buy a Wall-Mounted AC?

A wall-mounted ductless air conditioner can improve comfort throughout your entire home or in just a section of your home. Wall-mounted ACs are an investment in both your home and your comfort levels. Check out the following resources to get help deciding if you should buy a wall-mounted AC unit.

10 Reasons to Upgrade to a Wall-Mounted AC

Spending more time at home during the summer? Tired of being too hot? Looking for an efficient alternative to central AC? These are just some of the reasons you might want to upgrade to a wall-mounted ductless AC. 

What is the Best Wall-Mounted Air Conditioner? (Podcast)

Still considering a window AC or a traditional wall-mounted AC? Then, check out this podcast from the founder of NETR. He provides an in-depth analysis of the benefits of ductless wall-mounted ACs compared to other options.

9 Factors to Consider When Buying a Wall-Mounted Air Conditioner

There is no one-size-fits-all solution to residential air conditioning. Want to ensure that you buy the right wall-mounted air conditioner for your home? Then, here are the nine most important factors to consider.

Wall-Mounted Air Conditioners: BTUs Needed Per Square Foot (Video)

BTUs measure the cooling capacity of a wall-mounted air conditioner. If you choose a system that’s too large or small, you’ll compromise comfort and drive up your cooling bills.

Why Choose a Mitsubishi Wall-Mounted Ductless Unit

Mitsubishi wall-mounted ductless ACs offer countless advantages including the option to add hyper heat which can efficiently heat your home in sub-zero temperatures. Check out the other advantages of selecting a Mitsubishi ductless unit.

5 Benefits of a Small Wall Ductless Unit for a Single Room

You can use wall-mounted ductless AC units to cool your entire home, but you can also use them to make a single room more comfortable. Homeowners love the benefits of adding ductless to basements, rooms over the garage, sunrooms, and all kinds of other single rooms.

Can Ductless AC Help Me Sleep?

Yes, ductless AC can help you sleep because it’s quiet. It also keeps your room at a consistent temperature and improves your indoor air quality.

Wall-Mounted AC Vs. Other Types of ACs

When compared to other cooling options, wall-mounted ductless air conditioners offer more efficiency, and they improve the comfort of your home more effectively. Look at how they measure up against other air conditioning options.

Window ACs Vs. Wall-Mounted Ductless Mini Splits

Wall-mounted ductless ACs are more powerful and efficient than window ACs. They’re also more attractive, quieter, and better for your indoor air quality. Plus, they can come with heating. But in exchange for these benefits, they’re more expensive than window ACs.

Advantages of Ductless Over Window Air Conditioners (Video)

We made this video to tell you about the advantages of wall-mounted AC ductless units compared to window air conditioners.

Ductless AC Vs. Wall-Mounted AC in Exterior Wall (Podcast)

Ductless wall mounts are quieter and more efficient than wall-mounted ACs that vent out through an exterior wall. Plus, ductless AC units are also more attractive and versatile.

Do Wall-Mounted AC Units Work Better Than Central HVAC?

Wall-mounted AC units offer several advantages over central HVAC. They’re especially advantageous if you want zoned cooling, greater efficiency, and consistent temperatures. Wall-mounted air conditioning is also much easier to install in homes that don’t have existing ductwork.

Central Air Conditioning Vs. Ductless Cooling Systems (Podcast)

How do central AC and ductless air conditioning stack up against each other? We put together this podcast for people who are trying to decide between wall-mounted AC and central air conditioning.

Replacing a Central Air System With a Heat Pump (Video)

When we talk about ductless air conditioning, we tend to focus on wall-mounted AC units because they’re the most popular. But if you already have central air, you can connect a heat pump AC to your existing ductwork. This option lets you add energy-efficient cooling and heating to your home.

Mini-Split Ceiling Cassette Vs. Wall-Mount (Podcast)

When you opt for ductless air conditioning, a wall-mounted unit is not the only option. You can also install AC units in your ceiling. This podcast explores the differences between ceiling- and wall-mounted ductless air conditioners.

How Much Does a Wall-Mounted Air Conditioner Cost?

To help you prepare for the cost of a wall-mounted air conditioner, we recorded this podcast about wall-mounted air conditioner costs. Whether you listen to the podcast or read the transcript, you’ll learn about the base price of a wall-mounted air conditioner, how adding heat affects the cost, and installation considerations.

Installing a Wall-Mounted Ductless Air Conditioner

At NETR, Inc, we highly recommend professional installation for your wall-mounted AC. Installing your own ductless equipment can be very error-prone, and it often negates the warranty. We can help you select and install the right equipment for your home. In the meantime, check out these resources on installing wall-mounted AC.

What to Know Before Putting a Ductless Mini Split on the Wall

Where should you put your AC on the wall? What if your wall doesn’t have enough space for a wall-mounted AC? How should you prepare for professional installation? This resource explains what to consider before getting a wall-mounted AC.

How High Should I Mount My Wall-Mounted Ductless AC?

To work effectively, wall-mounted AC units should be relatively high on your wall. This blog post explains the importance of choosing the right position for wall-mounted air conditioning.

10 Mistakes to Avoid When Choosing a Spot for Your Wall-Mounted AC

You’ve narrowed in on the desired spot for your AC unit wall mount, but is it the optimal spot? To ensure you’ve selected the best post — check out these mistakes to avoid. Or contact us directly, and we’ll help you find the perfect spot for your new AC.

Wall-Mounted AC Service and Maintenance

At NETR, Inc, we have been servicing AC units for over 30 years. Annual service appointments reduce the risk of unexpected breakdowns and protect the longevity of your cooling equipment.

Maintenance for Wall-Mounted ACs

Ductless maintenance keeps your system clean, and that protects your equipment from breakdowns or excessive wear and tear. At NETR, Inc, we offer Maintenance Plus which is a high-velocity cleaning process for wall-mounted ductless units, wall-mounted ACs, and window ACs.

How to Clean the Air Filters in a Ductless Mini Split Heat Pump Air Conditioner

To keep your AC well maintained, you need to clean the filters on a regular basis. This guide provides step-by-step filter cleaning instructions and a video to show you the process in action.  

Where to Get a Wall-Mounted AC and Heater

If you’re interested in a wall-mounted AC or a wall-mounted ductless heating and cooling system, we can help. Based in North Andover, we serve homes and businesses in the Greater Boston area, and we’d love to work with you.

To learn more, contact us at NETR, Inc today. We can talk about your cooling challenges and schedule a meeting with a comfort consultant who can help you find the best system for your home.