The central air conditioning in this Melrose Park, IL split level home wasn't getting the job done. It never really had. And the basement always ended up having a damp feeling that made it one of the least comfortable places in the house. As soon as we walked the space we knew a ductless HVAC system would be a perfect solution to both problems.
Problem: Split-level home in North Maywood didn't have adequate cooling in the main parts of the home where people spent the most time, and the basement level was damp and clammy.
Solution: Two zones of Mitsubishi ductless heating and air conditioning to resolve the uncomfortable parts of the space and the humidity in the basement.
Melrose Park has many single family split level homes like this one in North Maywood.
Split-levels are designed to make sure all levels of a home have functional living space, which makes the layout ideal for ductless HVAC. The main floor with the living room, kitchen and dining areas often have an open floor plan, so people flow between rooms naturally. But split-levels also have challenges when it comes to heating and cooling, because the air does not flow evenly between the different levels, making them prone to hot and cold spots.
Finding a happy medium can be a real challenge.
When the homeowners called us, it was because their main floor just never seemed to be cool enough in the summer. We knew that a Mitsubishi ductless HVAC system was likely a good solution to eliminate hot and cold spots once and for all.
When we got to the home, we also looked at the basement area, and like many rooms below grade, it had that damp, cold feeling that just makes everything feel clammy.
We recommended a second zone of Mitsubishi ductless for this area, because it does such a great job of monitoring and adjusting humidity as well as temperature. We know as soon as we see something like this, a ductless HVAC system will absolutely bring comfort to this space and make it feel much more homey.
Mitsubishi ductless heating and air conditioning consists of two parts. An outdoor heat pump condenser unit which can support up to eight indoor units, each one creating a separate zone of comfort wherever its located.
That's why this style of ductless HVAC system is referred to as a mini-split system.
Each wall mounted indoor unit can be operated independently from the others, with a convenient remote control that works on all of them. This enables you to customize the comfort level for whoever is using the space, and even turn the unit off when the space is not in use.
By creating zones, you only end up heating or cooling the areas of the home when they are in use, saving a ton of money on energy bills by not having to crank up (or down) the temperature on the whole house system just to try to get the hard to heat and cool spaces to be comfortable.
For our homeowners, adding Mitsubishi ductless HVAC unit to the main open floor plan area meant they would finally get the cooling comfort they craved throughout the space in the Summer.
But because Mitsubishi ductless also works as a supplemental heating system, the homeowners are able to use it to add that touch of heat to the main living area of the home without having to turn on the main heating system for the whole home. The ductless system provides the comfort they need, right where it's needed.
Hi-tech sensors keep the comfort constant while using the minimal amount of energy needed. In fact. many customers report that they save up to 40% on their energy bills after installing a ductless HVAC system, and that's the kind of savings that is important to all of us.
Mitsubishi ductless systems are so efficient, they qualify for the maximum rebates available, and this family got a $500 rebate, helping to make this long-term comfort upgrade more affordable.
One of the things our customer enjoys the most is finally solving the humidity and comfort problems in their basement.
Mitsubishi ductless HVAC maintains both the temperature and humidity, and brings comfort at last to the basement rooms. The units also have an advanced air filtering system, that helps remove particles from the air while helping prevent mold and mildew, major causes of allergies and breathing problems in homes.