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Maintain Your Brownstone’s Character with a Mini-Split

mini-splits save a Brownstone's character

You’ve spent a small fortune renovating your beautiful Brooklyn Brownstone. But, you can’t even enjoy the fruits of your labor this time of year because it’s simply too hot in your home.

If this sounds like you, it may be time to consider ductless air conditioning.

Many Brownstones were built long before the time of central heating and air conditioning. They simply weren’t made to have hidden ductwork mazed throughout the home. So, while your home may already have a boiler and radiator system, it may have never been fitted for ductless mini-splits to keep it cool in the summer.

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As mentioned above, many Brownstones were built in the late 1800s before central temperature control was even in existence. Therefore, these houses weren’t built to have ductwork running behind the walls.

Even if there is room in the walls for ductwork, it would cost a considerable amount of money to open the walls to run it. It can also ruin the aesthetic to cut through some of the fine, old-fashioned woodworking.

But, with ductless mini-splits, you don’t need to do all that. Mini-splits are flexible in where they can be installed.

Save Money

Because mini-splits are controlled room-by-room, you can also save money on your cooling bills because you don’t have to cool every room in the house. They are also more efficient than most window or portable air conditioning units.

Lower Your Carbon Footprint

Mini-splits are also more environmentally friendly than some of your other alternatives. The newer models use a refrigerant that is known for its zero-ozone depletion potential. And, they also allow you the ability to create cooling zones in your home. This makes for comfort on a budget.

Your Brooklyn cooling specialists at Petri Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Drain Cleaning are the experts on heating and cooling Brownstones. We’ve been in Brooklyn for more than 115 years and know these wonderful old buildings like the back of our hands.

So, if you want an estimate on installing new mini-splits or upgrading your current system, give us a call at (718) 748-1254 or contact us online. We also do repairs.

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